TReDS refers to Trade Receivable Discounting System. TReDS is being setup as per the RBI guideline issued on December 3, 2014. It is an online electronic platform and an institutional mechanism for financing / factoring of trade receivables of MSME Sellers against Corporate Buyers, Govt. Departments and PSUs.
RXIL, a joint venture between National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSE) and Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) has been authorised by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to operate the TReDS platform. The main objective of the TReDS platform is to address the financing needs of MSMEs as well as the delayed payments issue.