If you’d like to support those affected by the tragic events in Christchurch, you can donate to the Christchurch Foundation - how to donate.
Importing and exporting goods can feel like a gamble — we can help you manage the risks to make sure you get paid for what you send or receive what you order.
Import letters of credit
Your payment is held by Kiwibank until your supplier sends us documents proving that they've shipped the goods.
Your supplier sends us documents proving that they've shipped the goods, and asks us to collect payment for them.
Export letters of credit
Your buyer's bank holds your payment until you send them documents proving that you've shipped the goods.
We send documents proving that you've shipped the goods to the buyer's bank, and ask the buyer's bank to collect payment for you.
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