Letters of Credit

FSDH Merchant Bank provides an array of products and services for its clients engaged in international trade. One of such services is a Letters of Credit.

A letter of credit is an instrument issued usually by a Financial Institution assuring payment to a seller of goods and/or services. It is used frequently in International Trade Transactions across country borders. Letters of Credit are used primarily in International Trade for large transactions between a supplier in one country and a customer in another.

It is governed by the International Chamber of Commerce’s Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credit (the current version is UCP 600).

To facilitate our customer’s International trade, we offer varied types of letters of credit. They include:
  • Confirmed Letter of Credit
  • Unconfirmed Letter of Credit
  • Standby Letter of Credit/Guarantees
  • Usance Letter of Credit
  • Export letter of credit
  • Red Clause
  • Green Clause
  • Deferred Letter of Credit

For further information, please contact the Corporate Banking Team at:

+234 (0) 1 2882111 -2