The documents prepared by the exporter at the time of exporting goods.
The following documents are prepared by the exporter at the time of exporting goods. These are:
Certificate of Origin: A certificate of origin of the goods is sent to the importer who present before the custom authorities. It states origin of exported good and is signed by the chamber of commerce of the exporting country.
Invoice: An invoice is prepared in triplicate which contains quantity, quality, price and the description of the goods. It is sent to the importer.
Consular Invoice: A consul is an officer appointed by a country residing in a foreign country to look after the interest of home country’s trade. The exporter secures a consular invoice from the consul of the importing country. It contains value of the goods consigned.
Bill of Exchange: The exporter draws a bill of exchange for the amount of invoice on the importer directly or with the bank of the importer.