Eastland Bank, London, who are the agents for the New Zealand Bank, now inform Delta Computers that the credit has been opened for them. The documents listed in the letter are the essential shipping documents. But they could also have included a customs form; a certificate of origin, i.e. a certificate stating where the goods originated from, and used to prevent goods coming into a Free Trade area, or Customs Union, without being taxed; a consular invoice, which is an invoice, or sometimes a stamp on the commercial invoice, issued by the importing country's consul giving permission for the goods to be imported; a certificate of inspection, i.e. a certificate signed by agents to ensure the customer is getting goods of the type and quality he ordered; a health certificate.
Please find enclosed a copy of the notification we received yesterday from the New Zealand Bank, Wellington, to open an irrevocable letter of credit in your favour for £22,000 which will be available until 10 June 20—.
You may draw on us at 60 days against the credit as soon as you provide evidence of shipment. Would you include with the draft the following documents?