Certificate in International Trade and Finance (CITF®)

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The CITF® is a qualification that has been designed to enable trade, export and commodity executives to gain a thorough understanding of key procedures, practices and legislation in trade finance on an international level. CITF® combines the acquisition of technical knowledge with the skills to apply that knowledge to real situations. As an International Trade Course it has been developed in consultation with trade finance experts from across the world.

In the last three years, in order to accelerate the learning process and quickly develop the participants ability to review CITF® material and summary of key issues, ICC Indonesia has facilitated exam participants through the CITF® Tutorial Program. Including several time try out test and weekly evaluation.

In this opportunity, ICC Indonesia cordially invites your organization to join the CITF® Tutorial Program to prepare for the upcoming CITF® examination. This Tutorial will be held every Saturday, starting on 9 until 30 September 2017 with a fee of Rp.7.500.000/participant. For resit participant will get 50% discount.

The CITF® exam registration deadline is 31 July 2017 for examination 14 October 2017. Registration fee for the CITF® examination is £500 with additional international booking fee is £55. Whereas, for CITF® Examination re-sit fee is £310 with additional international booking fee is £22.

Studying CITF® will enable you to understand:

  • The trade environment and the role of the ICC
  • ICC international model contracts
  • An introduction to trade terms and Incoterms®
  • The nature of financial, commercial and transport documents used in international trade
  • Risk and mitigation including foreign exchange
  • Methods of payment including open account, collections, documentary credits and bank payment obligations
  • Guarantees and standby credits
  • Short, medium and long term trade finance
  • Islamic trade finance
  • Dispute handling, arbitration and resolution
  • Fraud prevention and anti-money laundering


Why Study CITF®?

  • Enables you to advise clients appropriately on international trade and finance
  • Improves your understanding of the processes involved in each type of international trade product
  • Helps you to appreciate the risks involved in international trade and how to mitigate them
  • Enables you to understand the roles and responsibilities of all parties involved in international trade products
  • Gives you the right to add the professional designation 'CITF' to your personal credentials
  • Improves your career and promotion prospects



Examination Fee:

Description of fee

Costs in Pounds Sterling

Examination registration fee


International booking fee


Examination resit fee


Resit international booking fee


Examination deferral fee


The examination registration fee includes the following:

  • Printed study text (also available online via my ifslearning)
  • Student handbook and specimen examination paper
  • Registration for the examination

Please note: The examination resit fee only includes online access to the study text and registration for the exam. A copy of the printed study text is available separately but at an additional cost.

Tutorial Fee:

Rp 7.500.000,-/participant (including copy of study material, 28 hours intensive class room (presentation, exercises and discussion), distance mentoring, self-study tips, coffee break and lunch, stationary, ICC Indonesia bag, try-out test, evaluation and certificate of completion).



Details about The Exam please click: CITF® EXAM BROCHURE (2017) and CITF® EXAM FORM (2017)

Details about The Tutorial please click: CITF® TUTOR BROCHURE (2017) and CITF® TUTOR FORM (2017)