Export Documentary Collections

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A simple alternative to Export Documentary Credits that protects your interests over documents and payment collections via banks.

Features and benefits

Protects your interests if your buyer does not issue Documentary Credits

Puts you in a position to negotiate better terms and prices

Simple and cost effective

Documents and payment collections are handled on your behalf

Reduces disputes as Documentary Collections are governed by URC522*, which clearly defines the responsibilities of different parties, along with interest and expense issues

Access to HSBC's international network makes it easier to chase outstanding payments

Potential risks

  • Since payment is not made until after the goods are shipped, you bear the risk while goods are in transit or storage until payment or acceptance takes place
  • The banks involved in the transaction do not guarantee payment

Always check a buyer's credit status and reputation before agreeing to a Documentary Collection.

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