Buyer (Import Finance)

As a buyer, your main concerns are:


Securing your deals and getting your shipment

Depending on the agreement between both parties, you may choose to use one of the following trade finance services: Import Letter of Credit, Documentary Collection or Bank Guarantee / Standby Letter of Credit.



Import Letter of Credit
(Import LC)


Assures payment to your supplier if their documents meet the terms and conditions of your LC.


More about Import LC

Documentary Collection


Works well if both parties have a trusted relationship. Your supplier’s bank sends the shipping documents to OCBC, which will be released to you under the terms described by the supplier’s bank.


More about Documentary Collection

Bank Guarantee /
Standby Letter of Credit


Assures your seller that you will fulfil contractual obligations.


More about Bank Guarantee / Standby LC




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Avoiding demurrage charges

If your goods arrive in Malaysia ahead of shipping documents and avoid costly demurrage charges.

More about Shipping Guarantee / Airway Bill Endorsement




Trust Receipt


Pay for your shipments under Import LC or Import Documentary Collection at a later date.


More about Trust Receipt

Invoice Financing (Purchase)


Pay for your shipments under cash terms at a later date.


More about Invoice Financing (Purchase)

Banker's Acceptance (Purchase)


Pay for your imports and domestic purchases under cash terms at a later date.


More about Banker's Acceptance (Purchase)

Foreign Currency Trade Finance (Purchase)





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