This module examines financing sources and payment methods available to African exporters, with a focus on the trade finance products offered by Afreximbank. More specifically, it explores the challenges enterprises have when sourcing either pre- and/or post-shipment finance for their consignments. It introduces the options available, their costs to exporters, lenders’ requirements, as well as broader pros and cons. It also covers how payments are made, what arrangements are available, the legal aspects of financing, foreign exchange restrictions, currency issues, and how payment methods work with trade finance. Finally, it provides an overview of services, finance options and guarantees that are available from institutions such Afreximbank and their likely lending requirements.