Please note that payment is to be made by confirmed, irrevocable L/C allowing partial shipment and transshipment, available by draft at sight.
Our usual mode of payment is by confirmed, irrevocable L/C (letter of credit), available by draft at sight for the full amount of the invoice value to be established in our favor through a bank acceptable to us.
The 800 bicycles under Contract No.268 have been ready for shipment for quite some time. But much to our disappointment, we have not received your covering L/C to date. Please open the L/C as soon as possible so that we may effect shipment.
If your L/C reaches us by the end of this month, we will exert our utmost efforts to arrange shipment of your ordered goods at the beginning of next month.
You may recall that according to the stipulations of our S/C No.321, the relevant L/C should reach us not later than November 15th. Therefore, we hope that you will open it in time so as to avoid any delay in effecting shipment.
Among the clauses specified in your L/C No.4567, we find that the following two points do not conform to the contract stipulations: ……
As the goods are now ready for shipment, you are requested to amend your L/C as soon as possible.
Please extend the shipment and the validity of your L/C No.4761 to 19xx, Nov. 30th and Dec. 15th respectively see to it that the amendment advice reaches us by Oct. 30th, 19xx, failing which it will be absolutely impossible for us to ship the goods in November.
Much to our regret, we are unable to comply with your request for an extension to our L/C No.145, the reason being that the present import regulations do not permit any extension of import license. We wish to point out that it is not that we are unwilling to cooperate with you but it is beyond our ability to meet your request for an extension. In the circumstances, we can do nothing but ask you to be so kind to ship the goods as contracted.
Please see to it that the above-mentioned goods are to be shipped before June 15th and insured against All Risks for 150% of the invoice value. According to your usual practice, you insure the goods only for 110% of the invoice value; therefore, the extra premium will be borne by us.
An insurance claim should be submitted to the insurance company or its agent as promptly as possible so as to provide the insurance company or its agent with enough time to pursue recovery from the relative party at fault.
We regret to inform you that Case No.8 was invoiced as containing 10 type writers, eight of which were badly damaged upon arrival. We enclose an inspection certificate issued by the shanghai commodity inspection bureau and the shipping agent’s statement and hope that no difficulty will arise in the settlement of our above claim amounting to US$ 3000.
In the absence of your definite instructions regarding insurance, we covered your ordered goods against W.P.A. for 110% of the invoice value according to your usual practice.
According to the terms of Contract No. 318, shipment is to be effected by January 20th, and we must have the B/L by the 31st at the least. We trust you will ship the order within the stipulated time as any delay would cause us no little inconvenience and financial loss.
We are pleased to inform you that the goods under your Order No.1234 were shipped by the direct steamer “Red Star” on November 30th, and relevant shipping samples had been dispatched to you by air before the steamer sailed.
With regards to your Order No.80 for 500 Sewing Machines, we shipped the goods by s.s. “East wind” on November 30th. We trust that the shipment will arrive at your end shortly. Please let us have the comments of your end-users on the quality of our Sewing Machines.