Principles of International Trade and Payments


This step-by-step guide to the export life cycle, from order to payment, examines the financial risks and problems exporters face.

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This step-by-step guide to the export life cycle, from order to payment, examines the financial risks and problems exporters face.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780631191636
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/15/1994
  • Series: Institute of Export Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 268
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

Peter Briggs has 40 years' experience as an international banker with Lloyds, heading operations such as Export Development, Credit Information, Letters of Credit and Bankers' Guarantees. He is an Associate of the Institute of Bankers and a member of the Institute of Export for which he is currently the Examiner in International Trade and Payments. As an independent financial consultant, he also lectures regularly on the financial aspects of exporting.

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Table of Contents

List of Figures and Exhibits.


Series Editor's Introduction.

About The Institute of Export Examinations.



1. The Rules of the Game.

2. Country and Buyer Risk.

3. The Quotation.

4. Foreign Exchange.

5. Agreeing a Method of Payment.

6. Documentary Collections.

7. Documentary Credits: Obtaining the Credit.

8. Documentary Credits: Securing Payment.

9. Banker's Guarantees (Bonds) and Indemnities.

10. Finance for International Trade.

11. Other Trading Methods.


Questions for Discussion.

Topics which can Form the Basis for a Company Seminar.


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