Documentary CollectionsDocumentary Collections

    Documentary collections can provide an exporter and importer with a compromise between open account trading and documentary credits.

    They offer the exporter a degree of security in the transaction as the Bank will have control over the goods through the title documents and can arrange for one of its overseas correspondents to release the documents only against payment or acceptance of a bill of exchange with payment at a future date.

    Please note that banks have no payment obligations in documentary collections.

    Documentary collections covers the followingDocumentary collections covers the following

    Use documentary collections as a secure and easy way to obtain payment.

    Collections for exporters
    Documentary collections offer the possibility of payment on delivery.

    Collections for importers
    The collection process
    Get an easy overview of the documentary collection process

    Collection process
    Rules and regulations
    Documentary collections are subject to a set of international rules.

    International rules
    Collection glossary
    We have compiled a glossary of terms often used in collections

    See a glossary of collection terms
    We have compiled a list of FAQ about collections.

    FAQ about collections

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    Trade & Export Finance products and services

    Read More about our trade & export finance products and services in these booklets (PDF):

    Download factsheet on Documentary Credits
    Download factsheet on Int'l Guarantees
    Download factsheet on Collections
    Download factsheet on Business Online

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    Document Checklist
    What to look out for in every document involved in the documentary credit process:

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