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    Exporter of Destroyed Goods and Letter of Credit

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    The manager of the letter of credit division of Citibank in Chicago learns that the ship on which a local exporter shipped goods to Yokahama, Japan, was destroyed by fire. He knows that the buyer in Yokahama will never receive the goods. The manager, however, received all the documents required under the letter of credit. Should the manager pay the exporter or withhold payment and notify the overseas customer in Japan.

    The manager must pay the exporter if the latter has presented all the documents required under the letter of credit.

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    As you stated, the manager must pay the exporter if the latter has presented all the documents required under the letter of credit. It is not up ...

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    This solution includes an explanation of whether a manager of a letter of credit division should pay the exporter when the goods are known to be destroyed.

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