Pro Forma Invoice

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A document that provides a preview of a commercial invoice, issued before the actual shipment of goods.

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What is a Pro Forma Invoice?

A pro forma invoice is a preliminary invoice that is issued before the actual shipment of goods. It is used to provide a buyer with an estimated cost of goods and shipping charges, and to facilitate customs clearance and other regulatory requirements. A pro forma invoice typically includes a description of the goods, their value, and any applicable taxes or duties. 

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