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Global TradeConnect 

Online Banking for Global Trade
At Eastern Bank, we understand that there’s a world of opportunity for businesses today. To help your business capitalize on them, we offer Global TradeConnectSM.


• Prepare import letter of credit (L/C) applications and electronically transmit them to the bank.

• Manage and monitor import letter of credit (L/C) transactions.

• Monitor export letters of credit (L/C). Electronically receive incoming S.W.I.F.T. formatted letters of credit immediately and create a complete multi-bank database of all your export L/Cs. Plus, you can receive comprehensive reports that let you monitor the status of your collections at all times.

• Monitor documentary collections. Create and control the administration, communication, and documentation of all your export collection transactions.

There is no separate fee for Global TradeConnect. However, standard charges apply for trade service transactions conducted through Global TradeConnect.

System and Browser Requirements
Global TradeConnect recommends the use of Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0.  In addition, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0 or higher to use certain features of Global TradeConnect, such as the Reports Module.

For additional information, contact your Relationship Manager or Jonathan Marcus, Senior Vice President International Banking at 617-897-1074 or [email protected].