59 The description of goods services or performance in an invoice must reflect

59 the description of goods services or performance

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59. The description of goods, services or performance in an invoice must reflect what has actually been shipped or provided. For example, where there are two types of goods shown in the credit, such as 10 trucks and 5 tractors, an invoice that reflects only shipment of 4 trucks would be acceptable provided the credit does not prohibit
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partial shipment. An invoice showing the entire goods description as stated in the credit, then stating what has actually been shipped, is also acceptable. 60. An invoice must evidence the value of the goods shipped or services or performance provided. Unit price(s), if any, and currency shown in the invoice must agree with that shown in the credit. The invoice must show any discounts or deductions required in the credit. The invoice may also show a deduction covering advance payment, discount, etc., not stated in the credit. 61. If a trade term is part of the goods description in the credit, or stated in connection with the amount, the invoice must state the trade term specified, and if the description provides the source of the trade term, the same source must be identified (e.g., a credit term “CIF Singapore Incoterms 2000” would not be satisfied by “CIF Singapore Incoterms”). Charges and costs must be included within the value shown against the stated trade term in the credit and invoice. Any charges and costs shown beyond this value are not allowed. 62. Unless required by the credit, an invoice need not be signed or dated. 63. The quantity of merchandise, weights and measurements shown on the invoice must not conflict with the same quantities appearing on other documents. 64. An invoice must not show: a. over-shipment (except as provided in UCP 600 sub-article 30(b)), or b. merchandise not called for in the credit (including samples, advertising materials, etc.) even if stated to be free of charge. 65. The quantity of the goods required in the credit may vary within a tolerance of +/- 5%. This does not apply if a credit states that the quantity must not be exceeded or reduced, or if a credit states the quantity in terms of a stipulated number of packing units or individual items. A variance of up to +5% in the goods quantity does not allow the amount of the drawing to exceed the amount of the credit. 66. Even when partial shipments are prohibited, a tolerance of 5% less in the credit amount is acceptable, provided that the quantity is shipped in full and that any unit price, if stated in the credit, has not been reduced. If no quantity is stated in the credit, the invoice will be considered to cover the full quantity. 67. If a credit calls for instalment shipments, each shipment must be in accordance with the instalment schedule. TRANSPORT DOCUMENT COVERING AT LEAST TWO DIFFERENT MODES OF TRANSPORT Application of UCP 600 Article 19 68. If a credit requires presentation of a transport document covering transportation utilizing at least two modes of transport (multimodal or combined transport document), and if the transport document clearly shows that it
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