• Commercial and Banking Documentation

Commercial and Banking Documentation

Your ideal business partner for import and export activities

Globalisation has opened the door for local companies to enter the international markets. However, to stay competitive, they must keep a round-the-clock focus on the complex and ever-changing business environment. Furthermore, import/export regulations and procedures often vary from country to country, and they can become quite troublesome and confusing. BDO’s experienced team can guide and assist you and help you gain peace of mind whenever you need to handle complex trading activities carefully.

Our team is fully proficient when it comes to dealing with international trading activities and transactions. We can steer you throughout the entire logistic cycle since we are well versed with international trading procedures. We can also serve as your back office support in ensuring that both your goods and their associated paperwork flow smoothly.

Our clients include well known companies that export products to large chain stores in the USA and Europe. Each of them has its own specific documentary requirements. Our aim is to ensure that you enjoy a hassle-free trade flow. That entails providing assistance with a personal touch, and customised services that meet both your requirements and those of your customers.

Our services include:

Order administration and commercial documentation

  • Order tracking and processing
  • Booking shipping space
  • Coordinating with vendors, importers’ buying offices, testing laboratories, forwarding agents, etc
  • Applications for customs documents, such as certificates of origin, and import and export licences
  • Preparation of invoices and shipping documents
  • Sending payment documents to buyers
  • Handling payments to vendors
  • Filing import and export declarations
  • Preparation of order and payment status reports

Banking documentation

  • Reviewing the terms of documentary credits
  • Handling import LC, transfer LC and back-to-back LC applications
  • Preparation of banking documents for payments under LC, DA and DP terms