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Supplier Credit Guarantee Program

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The Supplier Credit Guarantee Program (SCGP) is a US Export Credit Guarantee Program that covers credit terms up to 180 days. The Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) guarantees a portion (up to 65%) of payments due from foreign buyers under short-term financing that the exporters have extended directly to the buyers. These direct credits must be secured by dollar-denominated promissory notes signed by the importers. If an importer fails to make any payment as agreed, the exporter or assignee (e.g., U.S. financial institution) must submit a notice of default. The CCC pays any filed claim for loss, if found to be in good order. The SCGP targets specific U.S. agricultural products, with an emphasis on high-value products and market growth potential.

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Supplier Credit Guarantee Program Wikipedia


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