How it can help your business
A currency account simplifies international payments. We offer accounts in most foreign currencies freely traded in London, and you don’t need a minimum balance.
Get insight into local markets
We’ll help you navigate exchange-rate risk, discover the best ways to pay and get paid and give you tips on how to manage your business internationally.
Keep on top of exchange rates
The FX powered by Barclays app 1 , lets you keep on top of exchange rates, view charts and more. Get it free on Apple and Android devices.
Insure against non-payment
Help reduce the risk of trading abroad with insurance against customer non-payment and insolvency.
Quick, cost-effective payments
Make and receive international payments to over 90 countries with Online Banking, over the phone or in-branch. It’s quick, secure and cost-effective.
Pay less for shipping
DHL Express UK will help you navigate international shipping and customers. Plus, as a Barclays Business Abroad customer, you’ll get 60% off 2 .
Easy export documentation
Help make sure your international deliveries arrive on time by having your export documents professionally prepared – with a 25% discount 1 on every shipment.
How to apply
Barclays business account holders
If you have a business banking account with us, log in to Online Banking to visit the Barclays Business Abroad page.
New to Barclays business?
Call us on 0800 515 462 3 to find out more, open an account make an in-branch appointment or start your application online.
Our trade partnerships
UK Trade & Investment
We’re proud to support the Exporting is Great campaign, which presents real-time export opportunities in all sectors across the world.
Visit the Exporting is Great website.
British Chambers of Commerce
We work with chambers in the UK and abroad so we can connect you with the right people to help make your business successful.
Visit the British Chamber of Commerce website.
Find an International Manager
Our team of International Managers covers the UK, providing businesses with expert support and guidance on trading overseas.
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Reduce your exposure to exchange-rate fluctuations and simplify international payments, whether you’re importing or exporting.
Send and receive international payments
Make quick, secure and cost-effective international payments, whether you’re trading with the United States or United Arab Emirates.