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TFDI offers opportunities for Banks, Institutional Investors and select Eligible Service Providers, each of which are involved in the trade finance industry, to join its diverse membership of already over 45 members. Membership is on application and prospective members generally must meet one of the following definitions to be eligible for TFDI membership

  1. TFDI defines a Bank as a firm which is supervised by the central bank or other banking regulator of a member state of the OECD.
  2. TFDI defines an Institutional Investor as a regulated or supervised entity which pools money to purchase securities, investments, and assets.
  3. TFDI defines an Eligible Service Provider as an entity that provides value added services or technology in promotion of trade finance and that TFDI deems to support or otherwise enhance the activities of the TFDI member body.
The TFD Initiative is a partner of the International Trade and Forfaiting Association (ITFA).

Members of the TFD Initiative include major global financial institutions and leading service providers.