What needs to be in place for a bank to produce a letter of credit on my behalf?

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Since individual banks issue their own letters of credit, take a look at the bank's letter of credit form, and you will see what specific documentation they require. Invoices, shipping arrangements, dates, times, etc.--these will all be required by the bank who issues the letter of credit.

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