It's vital that your suppliers meet your agreed contract terms before you release payment. Help secure your orders, minimize risk and improve your cash flow with an HSBC Import Letter of Credit.
Under a Letter of Credit, you are obligated to pay if the supplier presents compliant trade documents, even if the goods are damaged or do not meet your expectations. You can take additional steps to enhance protection by:
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The forms found on this page are only intended to provide you with an alternative to the printed forms currently supplied to you by the Bank. These forms can be completed and printed here on our web site. After the form is printed, it should be signed by an authorized signatory of your company and either faxed or mailed to:HSBC Bank USA, National Association
United States persons (including entities) may be subject to U.S. taxation on their worldwide income and may be subject to tax and other filing obligations with respect to their U.S. and non-U.S. accounts. U.S. persons and entities should consult a tax advisor for more information.
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Trade and Supply Chain transactions may be subject to credit approval. Other restrictions, including specific country regulations may apply. Foreign currency exchange rates may apply to certain trade transactions. Certain products and solutions may not be offered in every market.
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