sight draft


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sight draft

n.
A draft that is payable on demand, especially one due for payment upon presentation.
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Noun1.sight draft - a draft payable on presentation
bill of exchange, draft, order of payment - a document ordering the payment of money; drawn by one person or bank on another
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A deferred payment L/C results in the issuance of a sight draft, which cannot be sold or discounted.
When the sight drafts would bounce a few days later, "Barrow and his co-conspirators would replace the chargebacks with other fraudulent sight drafts," Hamilton said.
The LC Beneficiaries presented a sight draft demanding payment of $1,500,000, which exceeded the maximum possible amount due under the LC.
A sight draft doesn't cost the buyer as much as a letter of credit - he must pay the seller before he can get the goods out of customs.
Amwest claimed that its sight draft and certification presented to Concord had strictly complied with the requirements of the letter of credit.
The letter of credit provided that Los Amigos could obtain payment by presenting a sight draft and a certificate that stated the following: (1) the amount requested in the sight draft was available under the letter of credit; (2) final acceptance under the contract between Los Amigos and Lancaster Steel had not occurred and the letter of credit was set to expire in 30 days; and (3) the letter of credit had not been extended.