Discrepancy letter of credit (L/C)

Discrepancy letter of credit (L/C),

Definition of Discrepancy letter of credit (L/C):

  1. L/C that (1) does not comply with the terms and conditions under which it was established, (2) is without a required item of information, or (3) the information provided is inconsistent with the associated documents. The issuing bank of a discrepancy L/C is not obliged to pay its beneficiary and (if it is a confirmed L/C) nor is the confirming bank. Such L/Cs are normally referred back to the buyer or importer (the account party) for instructions.

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