Shipment of one or more pieces of property, accepted by a carrier for one shipper at one time, receipt for in one lot, and moving on one bill of lading. The exporter retains title of goods until the importer sells them. This payment term should be offered only to trustworthy importers with an excellent credit rating in countries where political and economic risk is very low. Consignments tend to be mainly used by companies trading with their own subsidiaries.

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