The online community for doing cross-border business

Your business has no borders thanks to KBC Trade Club

The online community for doing cross-border business

Your business has no borders thanks to KBC Trade Club

Trade proposals that fit you

Get presented with interesting, reliable trading partners based on your own profile.

Far-flung network

Extend your network by no fewer than 16 000 international companies.

A treasure-chest of info

Find all about doing international trade in a global repository packed with relevant trade info.

What is KBC Trade Club?

KBC Trade Club is a free online platform and community for doing cross-border business. If you're on the lookout for trade relations in other countries, KBC Trade Club is here to assist you make contact with the companies that might just be your ideal trading partners. On top of which, you get access to a digital repository full of useful information on international trade.

Who KBC Trade Club is aimed at

KBC Trade Club, the online community for doing cross-border business

Whether you're self-employed or have an SME, any business can potentially become a member of this online community.

To ensure that the trading partners on the platform attain a certain minimum quality level, we first screen all applicants before we give them an activation code. This involves looking at credit ratings and possible negative signals.

But don't let that put you off: more than 90% of our companies are eligible to access the platform.

The benefits of cross-border trade

International trade is no longer the preserve of big business. Small businesses are increasingly spreading their wings by getting into imports and exports. That’s comes as no surprise.

  • Focus on your core business activity and limit the time you spend on secondary products by simply importing them.
  • Grow turnover, spread business risk and beef up your competitiveness by exporting into a new market.

The time is ripe for networking farther afield! And, thanks to KBC Trade Club's extended network, it's now easier than ever to do so.

Three reasons to sign up to KBC Trade Club

Find trading partners easily

KBC Trade Club helps you to find the right, reliable trading partners in foreign countries. As a user of the platform, you get a proposal tailored to the information about yourself that you upload, though you can of course yourself browse the community for profiles that might attract your attention.

A treasure-chest of info

KBC Trade Club is more than just a community. The platform also contains a global digital repository with no fewer than 23 000 pages crammed with relevant commercial information: from import-export figures, customs regulations and country and sector information right down to market statistics and logistical info.

Far-flung network

At the present time, no fewer than 18 banks are offering this platform. That means that a grand total of 16000 companies are active in the network, a number that's just growing and growing.

That's good news for you: the larger the community, the bigger the chance that there'll be an interesting trading partner somewhere among them.

So, what's it going to cost you?

It doesn't cost a cent to sign up to KBC Trade Club.

Getting going in KBC Trade Club?

Are you already using the KBC Business Dashboard?

Then the administrator of the Business Dashboard can request direct access to the %%product.busnessclub%% for you via the Business Dashboard.
Follow these steps for a smooth application:

Step 1: Launch Business Dashboard and go to ‘Administration’ at the top right
Step 2: Open ‘Companies’
Step 3: View the list of application administrators at your company
Step 4: E-mail or call an application administrator at your company and ask them to add you as a KBC Trade Club user
Step 5: Get e-mail confirmation that we’ve given you access to KBC Trade Club once your administrator has added you
Step 6: Start using KBC Trade Club through Business Dashboard

Not yet using the KBC Business Dashboard?

Step 1: apply for an activation code

Ask for your activation code.
We'll e-mail you a link and an activation code once you pass the screening.
Enter the code, complete your profile and choose a password. Create a profile now.

Step 2: create a profile

Go to the KBC Trade Club website.
Create a Business Card with the information you're asked to fill in.
Within two business days, you'll be told whether your Business Card is accepted. Once you get the go-ahead, you can get to work with KBC Trade Club.

Got a question?

Just e-mail us at Our specialists are here for you whenever you have a question or to help you complete the application process.

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