Certificate in International Trade Risk (CITR)

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Certificate in International Trade Risk (CITR)


The Certificate in International Trade Risk (CITR) equips you with the specialist expertise needed to navigate the intricacies of trade finance.

TFG has partnered with LIBF to offer the Level 4 Certificate in International Trade Risk (CITR). This course will provide you with a holistic view of all the various risks that importers, exporters and banks are exposed to in international trade, as well as the terms, roles and products that underpin it.

You’ll gain the skills needed to assess all the risks inherent to trade, understand the risk profile of each settlement method, and develop risk mitigation strategies.

What will I learn?

  • The risks associated with international trade finance
  • Methods, terminology and practices specific to international trade risk
  • How to analyse risks and develop mitigation strategies
  • The risk profiles of different settlement methods
  • How to determine appropriate finance structures

Learning resources that you’re given

The following study materials are included in your registration fee and are available immediately after registration:

  • A student-led discussion forum
  • Unit syllabus
  • Study texts
  • Specimen paper
  • Online access to our student portal MyLIBF
  • Online access to our virtual library KnowledgeBank


Additional Benefits:

  • LIBF Membership (MLIBF): As a CITR student, you’ll automatically become an MLIBF, gaining access to career support and professional networking events.
  • Post-Qualification Recognition: Upon completion, you can proudly use the CITR designation after your name.
  • Continued Professional Development: Earn valuable CPD learning hours or PDUs applicable towards recertifying related qualifications like CDCS, CSDG, and CSCF.
  • Flexible Exam Scheduling: Take your exams at a convenient time and location at any authorised Pearson VUE test centre, receiving your results on the same day.


Registered with Ofqual in the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).

About LIBF

LIBF was founded over 140 years ago in the City of London, to help determined people get the qualifications they needed to succeed in careers that might otherwise be out of reach. Today, LIBF still supports people across the world to take their first step, or next step, to success in their careers. LIBF’s trade and transaction banking qualifications are designed by industry experts and delivered online to help you progress at every step.

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About the Author

Kirtana Mahendran is a dedicated Marketing Assistant at Trade Finance Global (TFG).

Kirtana holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Business Management (Marketing) from the University of Surrey.

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