International Guarantees

International Guarantees

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Bankia can guarantee your operations

We can work directly, or if necessary, via our correspondents. Our extensive network allows us to offer you the coverage you need, anywhere in the world


  • We can provide specialised advising to help with your operations.
  • Through our COMEX Notifications service, we can keep you informed on an ongoing basis.
  • We provide you with maximum flexibility for all of your operations.

Characteristics of the guarantees

A guarantee is a banking commitment before a third party, that guarantees the good end of an obligation or commitment contracted by a client of the issuing entity.


In your international commercial relations, your suppliers may require you to issue a surety bond which guarantees, for example, your payment of purchases, services, etc.


A guarantee is a flexible product which adapts to any object or guarantee (payment of merchandise, fulfilment of a service or a contract, refund of an advance payment, etc.)


The guarantees can be Indefinite or have Nominal Maturity and/or Effective Maturity.


If you are importer, also can benefit from its advantages. For example, you can request your suppliers to issue in your favour a guarantee that returns those advance payments they have required of you and that, in the event of a failure to comply, you can demand to be refunded.


If you are exporter will need turn to this product, for example, when you tender for in a contest of award abroad, requesting a guarantee of type Bid Bond or Lay Bond. If you are finally awarded the contract, you may be required to provide a Performance Bond.


International guarantees are not, therefore, an exclusive product for importers or exporters, but a product which adapts to any need, the payee of the guarantee being offered the security that the issuing bank will answer for its execution. Therefore, it is important to study the guarantee received: text, object, legislation, etc., including as a fundamental part in this study the solvency of the issuing bank.


  • Coverage to worldwide level.
  • Customised advice via our specialists in Comex and maximum agility in the procedure.
  • Coverage so much of a punctual operation as of a continuing need.
  • Standards text availability and customised that they conform to different guarantee types.

Products designed to help your company to grow

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    Technical Guarantees

    In your international business relations, your suppliers can require of you the issuance of a guarantee that it guarantees, for example, its purchases' payment or services.

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    Economic Guarantees

    A guarantee is a bank's commitment towards a third party, which guarantees the performance of an obligation or commitment contracted by a client of the issuing entity.

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    Stand By

    You can request that your suppliers issue any guarantee in your favour that will ensure return to you of any cash advances you may have been required to pay, and you can also demand their return in the event of a contractual breach.

  • Need credit carried out the test MiFID for the buy/sell of forward exchange or derivatives?

    So much the buy/sell of forward exchange as the ones derived from exchange rate are classified such as complex products according to the standard MiFID, which is why is essential credit carried out the tasks MiFID before its contracting.

  • What are exchange rate derivatives? Does Bankia markets these products?

    Exchange rate derivatives are hedging products that are an alternative to exchange insurance.

    They allow our customers to access the best conditions to cover their exchange rate risks.

    By combining options and activating/deactivating barriers, we can build custom-made coverages to meet our customers' needs.

  • I have have contracted some additional product for the buy/sell of forward exchange?

    For the contracting of the buy/sell of forward exchange the client has have set up a Line Comex or a Line of Derivatives. Similarly, for the contracting of any exchange rate derived from need have a Line of Derivatives and signed a contract CMOF.