Field 43P: Partial Shipments

Article 43P: Partial Shipments is a field under the MT 700 Issue of a Documentary Credit swift message. This field specifies whether or not partial shipments are allowed under the documentary credit.

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What is Field 43P: Partial Shipments?

Field 43P: Partial Shipments is a field in MT 700 swift message type that is used to specify whether or not partial shipments are allowed under the documentary credit.

This is an optional field.

According to letter of credit rules partial drawings or shipments are allowed unless otherwise stated on the credit.

A presentation consisting of more than one set of transport documents evidencing shipment commencing on the same means of conveyance and for the same journey, provided they indicate the same destination, will not be regarded as covering a partial shipment, even if they indicate different dates of shipment or different ports of loading, places of taking in charge or dispatch.

If the presentation consists of more than one set of transport documents, the latest date of shipment as evidenced on any of the sets of transport documents will be regarded as the date of shipment.

A presentation consisting of one or more sets of transport documents evidencing shipment on more than one means of conveyance within the same mode of transport will be regarded as covering a partial shipment, even if the means of conveyance leave on the same day for the same destination.

MT 700
Field 43P: Partial Shipments:
DEFINITION
This field specifies whether or not partial shipments are allowed under the documentary credit.