Trade Technologies’ Dubai Office Celebrates First Year Anniversary focusing on continued growth and innovation

We look forward to continuing to grow our presence in the region and continuing to deliver customized and practical solutions in the years to come.”

— Kirk Lundburg, CEO of Trade Technologies

DUBAI, UAE, May 3, 2023/ — Trade Technologies, the leading global provider of international trade document solutions, is proud to announce the first anniversary of its Dubai office. Over the past year, Trade Technologies’ Dubai office has established a strong foothold in the Middle Eastern market by offering top-class technology-enabled services to manage export letter of credit presentations and other trade document services.

In addition, Trade Technologies offers innovative software solutions to exporters, logistics providers and trade banks, for automating processes, digitizing documents and accelerating receipt of international payments under letters of credit and other complex trade payment structures.

Since opening its doors in 2022, the Dubai office has made significant strides, expanding its services to include a wide range of export trade and trade finance solutions tailored to meet the unique needs of the region.

Out of the USD 16 billion total transaction value processed by Trade Technologies last year, over 1 billion flowed through the Middle East making it an important region for most multi-national customers. Trade Technologies’ Dubai office serves as a hub for the Company’s activities in the region, using the patented TradeSharp Platform to connect and automate trade transactions into, and out of the Middle East.

“Our first anniversary marks a significant milestone for our Dubai office and reinforces our commitment to the Middle Eastern market,” said Kirk Lundburg, CEO of Trade Technologies. “Our exceptional team has worked tirelessly to deliver outstanding value to our clients, and we are grateful for the trust they have placed in us. We look forward to continuing to grow our presence in the region and continuing to deliver customized and practical solutions in the years to come.”

As part of its commitment to the region, Trade Technologies’ Dubai office plans to expand its team of experienced professionals, increase the scope of its services, and continue to build long-lasting relationships with clients across the region. 

The Dubai office is managed by Zeina Ismael, Director of Operations with 15 years of experience in Trade Finance across multiple international Trade Banks. Zeina states that “It has been a great journey so far. We are excited to be celebrating our first anniversary here in Dubai and looking forward to raise awareness of the significance of our services in the region.”

With over 20 years of extraordinary results, Trade Technologies has not only established itself as a key player in international trade finance but also pushed the limits of innovation to process over 560,000 transactions worth nearly $150 billion. As a result of the company’s unwavering commitment to delivering cutting-edge solutions, they have successfully solidified their position as the global leader in the industry.  

About Trade Technologies 

Founded in 1999, Trade Technologies ( is the largest global provider of trade document services and software. From its offices in Asia, Europe, Middle East and North America, Trade Technologies provides leading exporters, freight forwarders, and international trade banks with trade document solutions, training, and consulting. 

The Company’s cloud-based TradeSharp platform and Outsourced Trade Document Services enable customers to streamline their operations, save money, accelerate payments, and eliminate discrepancies traditionally involved in international letter of credit, documentary collections, and open account transactions. More than 1,500 exporters, global trade banks, and freight forwarders rely on Trade Technologies’ services to process over $16 billion in international trade transactions each year. Globally, Trade Technologies is presenting original letter of credit and other trade documents online to 66 examination offices of 24 banks in 13 countries. 

The TradeBridge connectivity and data exchange product suite automates and digitizes the entire trade finance data and document exchange for exporters and banks for letter of credit, documentary collections and open account presentations. By delivering data and documents directly to the back-office systems of major trade banks, banks and exporters are able to largely eliminate exchanging and processing paper documents and dramatically reducing the cost and time associated with traditional trade finance. 

Trade Technologies has 16 operations offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dubai, Foshan, Hong Kong, Houston, Istanbul, Kuala Lumpur, London, Los Angeles, Mumbai, New York, San Francisco, Singapore, and Stuttgart. Trade Technologies’ corporate headquarters are in Austin, Texas. 

Trade Technologies was named by Silicon Review as one of the “50 Smartest Companies of the Year 2016.” In 2015, Trade Technologies was awarded the Presidential “E” Star Award for Export Services by the U.S. Department of Commerce and was selected by CIO Review Magazine for its annual list of the 20 Most Promising Banking Technology Solution Providers. Trade Technologies was voted the “Best Trade Tech Solutions Company” in 2012 by readers of Trade Finance Magazine. In 2011, Trade Technologies won the Presidential “E” Award for Exports through the U.S. Department of Commerce, the highest recognition any U.S. entity may receive for supporting export growth. In 2010, the Company was awarded a patent on the TradeSharp software platform and process. 

Anija Obmann – Press & Media 
Trade Technologies 

Zeina Ismael – Operations Director Dubai
Trade Technologies Inc. (Dubai, UAE)
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