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KBC Export Documentary Credit

Why should you use KBC Export Documentary Credit?

KBC Export Documentary Credit

Why should you use KBC Export Documentary Credit?

What is KBC Export Documentary Credit?

With KBC Export Documentary Credit, an issuing bank (the foreign buyer’s bank) makes an irrevocable undertaking to pay you (the exporter). This way, you can be sure you will actually be paid once the goods have been delivered to a foreign buyer. You can always turn to KBC for advice and confirmation.


  • The sale is not exposed to risk of non-payment or of cancellation
  • You have the guarantee that you will be paid for the goods you supplied (if the issuing bank is creditworthy)
  • KBC will take care of confirmation, so you can also avoid bank and country risks
  • You can manage your export documentary credit files via KBC Flexims

Who is it for?

Export documentary credit is intended for exporters of goods.

Which services are included?

  • Within 24 hours of receipt, KBC will send you an electronic message with the full text of the documentary credit or of the modification.
  • Your documents will be checked within two banking days of receipt.
  • As soon as your documents have been dispatched abroad, you can use KBC Flexims to look up the Air Way Bill number of the consignment. This enables you to track your delivery via the courier service’s website.
  • The KBC Flexims online application enables you to organise and manage your documentary credits efficiently.

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