cash against documents

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1) The simultaneous exchange of assets and payment.
2) Payment terms for exported goods in which the shipping documents are sent to a bank, agent, etc. , in the country to which the goods are being shipped, and the buyer then obtains the documents by paying the invoice amount in cash to the bank, agent, etc. Having the shipping documents enables the buyer to take possession of the goods when they arrive at their port of destination; this is known as documents against presentation. Compare documents against acceptance

Big dictionary of business and management. 2014.

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  • cash against documents — ˌcash against ˈdocuments noun [uncountable] BANKING an arrangement in which an importer can only collect goods sent by an exporter after paying the related bill of exchange compare documents against acceptance * * * cash against documents UK US… …   Financial and business terms

  • cash against documents — cash against do|cu|ments 〈[kæ̣ʃ əgɛ̣nst dɔ̣kjumənts] Abk.: c. a. d.; Wirtsch.〉 Bezahlung gegen Dokumente [engl.] …   Universal-Lexikon

  • cash against documents — cash a|gainst do|cu|ments 〈[kæ̣ʃ əgɛ̣nst dɔ̣kjumənts] Abk.: c. a. d.; Wirtsch.〉 Bezahlung gegen Dokumente [Etym.: engl.] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • cash against documents — /ˌkæʃ əgenst dɒkjυmənts/ noun a system whereby a buyer receives documents for the goods on payment of a bill of exchange …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • cash against documents — /ˌkæʃ əgenst dɒkjυmənts/ noun a system whereby a buyer receives documents for the goods on payment of a bill of exchange …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • Cash against Documents — ⇡ Dokumente gegen Zahlung Inkassi …   Lexikon der Economics

  • cash — n 1: ready money 2: money or its equivalent (as a check) paid for goods or services at the time of purchase or delivery cash against documents: a sight draft in exchange for a bill of lading agree that the buyer will pay cash against documents… …   Law dictionary

  • documents against payment — Shipping documents that are released to the buyer once the buyer has paid for the draft. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * documents against payment UK US noun [plural] (ABBREVIATION D/P, also cash against documents, also documents against… …   Financial and business terms

  • documents against acceptance — D A A method of payment for goods that have been exported in which the exporter sends the shipping documents with a bill of exchange to a bank or agent at the port of destination. The bank or agent releases the goods when the bill has been… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • documents against presentation — D P See cash against documents …   Big dictionary of business and management

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