In order to address the food security challenges, massive investments in agricultural infrastructure, production trade and processing is taking place across the world. Warehouse receipt financing can play a pivotal role to protect the farmer’s compulsion to sell their product immediately after harvest and collateralized commodity transaction stand itself security for the loan.
The commodities are stored in a licensed warehouse that issues a receipt proving that the commodities are physically placed in the warehouse. This receipt forms the basis of the financing.
The main objective of the scheme is to extend post-harvest financing to small farmers to fulfill their crop production needs through Electronic Warehouse Receipts (EWHR).
Terms & Conditions
As a pilot project, the scheme has been launched for branches falling under districts of the country i.e. Okara, Kasur, Hafizabad & Sheikhupura districts
CNIC Copy, Loan application, Electronic Warehouse Receipt (EWR) & 2 recent photographs
|Maximum Loan Limit||
Rs. 1.200 million per borrower/party.
Bank’s financing will be 70% of the stock value declared by CMC/Warehouse on EWR. Minimum 30% margin on the stock value to be maintained.
|Tenure of Loan||
Under this scheme, the time horizon for Bank’s exposure would be ranging from and not exceeding than one year.
Electronic Warehouse Receipt (EWR) issued by Naymat Collateral Management Company Limited (NCMCL), Bank’s lien on Electronic Warehouse Receipt, Personal Guarantee of the depositor/borrower.
|Cost of Credit||
As per standing instructions of the Bank.
The loan under the scheme will be recovered in lump sum within one year of disbursement.
|Rate of Markup||
The prevailing rate of mark up on production loans would be applicable with 3% rebate on timely repayment of loan.
Close monitoring would be carried out on monthly basis by establishing real time liaison with Naymat Collateral Management Company Limited (NCMCL) by respective Branch Manager, Zonal Chief and Credit Operations Department. Internal Auditors of the Bank would also closely watch its progress and effective implementation.