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Bank Guarantee Meaning, Process, Format & more

Bank Guarantee | Meaning, Process, Format & more

A bank guarantee is a financial instrument wherein a bank acts as the guarantor of the liabilities undertaken by the borrower/applicant. In other words, the bank agrees to pay the amount in case the borrower is not able to fulfil the conditions of the agreement. Read More

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Packing Credit in Exports

Packing Credit in Exports | Meaning & The Complete Guide

Packing credit or Pre-Shipment Credit is a type of finance provided by financial institutions to exporters to make the necessary arrangements for manufacturing the goods for their export orders Read More

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SBLC Standby Letter of Credit Meaning & The complete guide to its process

SBLC | Standby Letter of Credit | Meaning & The complete guide to its process

‘Standby Letter of Credit (SBLC) is a type of letter of credit (LC) where the issuing bank commits to pay to the beneficiary if the applicant fails to make the payment. Read More

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Types of Letter of Credit

Types of Letter of Credit

There are several types of letter of credit which are used by businesses for International or Domestic trade transactions. It is important to understand these types and their purpose, to use the appropriate letter of credit for your trade transaction. Read More

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Back to Back Letter of Credit

What is a Back to Back Letter of Credit?

When a transaction takes place between a buyer and a seller keeping an intermediary in the loop, the type of LC used in such cases is known as 'Back to Back letter of credit'. In this article get a complete understanding of what is a Back to Back LC, how it works with an example, its format, terms & conditions and associated risks. Read More