Factors Chain International (FCI) is the global network of factoring companies.

FCIFactors Chain International

Global network of factoring companies. It was created in 1968 as a global non-profit association.

With nearly 400 member companies in more than 90 countries, FCI offers a unique network for cross-border factoring cooperation. Member transactions account for almost 60% of the global international factoring volume.

Transactions between FCI member companies are based on a solid legal framework (General Rules for International Factoring-GRIF), on a platform for transactions (edifactoring.com) and more than 50 years of accumulated knowledge (FCI Academy).

FCI has three main areas of activity:



The business network supports cross-border factoring activities through which its members cooperate as export and import factors.


FCI promotes and develops the best practices in national and international factoring and other products related to the financing of accounts receivable.


FCI promotes and defends the industry with stakeholders and policy makers around the world.

FCI's vision is to be the Global Association of the Financial Industry dedicated to the financing of accounts receivable.


Accounts receivable financing is the main focus of the association and includes factoring, document discounting and other supply chain financing solutions.
FCI has two main activities and value propositions:
o FCI facilitates and promotes international factoring through a correspondent platform.
FCI is the Global Association for the accounts receivable financing industry.
FCI actively supports the growth of the industry and works closely with policy makers and stakeholders around the world.
FCI promotes industry best practices through education.
FCI publishes information and statistics on the industry.
FCI supports financial stability, financial crime prevention, and respect for compliance and conduct.
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