Nissan is set to receive a large loan from Japan's export credit agency in order to help the car company offer finance to US customers.
Nissan will use the credit to offer American customers attractive car loan deals, with the expectation of boosting new-car sales in the largest international market outside of China.
In a statement issued by the JBIC, it said the US "is an important market for Japanese automobile manufacturers. Sales finance has become an important tool in business strategy".
It's the second such loan for the Japanese car maker since July 2020, when the bank provided US$582 million (AU$790M) in credit to assist Nissan's Brazilian arm.
The JBIC has provided similar loans to Honda and Toyota in the second half of 2020, as car manufacturers look for ways to spur sales in the wake of the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic.