Definitions for "Pro Forma Invoice"
An invoice sent to a buyer prior to the shipment of merchandise which provides detailed information about the kinds and quantities of goods to be shipped.
A sample invoice issued by the exporter before shipment, which the importer may require to arrange import approvals or apply for a letter of credit. It can also be used as an offer to sell goods.
A draft invoice which the exporter draws up for the importer in order to help the latter to obtain importing licences or foreign exchange allocations or open letters of credit. The pro forma invoice is handed out before the goods were shipped and the order confirmed.
Keywords:  quote, price
a price quote