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Upon logging in to the Contour platform, you will be brought to the home page for Import DC. The left sidebar will allow you to go through the various products that are available on the Contour platform.

In the top left hand corner of the home page there will be Logo for your company and the colour for your company, both of which can be changed (see Company Profile below)

The bottom left corner will state the version of the application you are using.

The top right corner of the screen will show your role and name of the user logged in. By clicking on this you can select:

  • My Profile
  • Company Profile
  • User Management
  • Logout

On the left sidebar you will see Import DC and Export DC.

  • Import DCs refer to the documentary credits in which your company acts as the applicant.
  • Export DCs refer to documentary credits where your company acts as the beneficiary.

Import and Export DC List View

DC list view

There are seven columns on the Import and Export DC list view, listed below from left to right:

  1. Reference Number: The Issuing Bank reference number input by the user as well as a unique Contour ID

  2. Counterparty

    • (For Import) Beneficiary: The corporate beneficiary of the letter of credit
    • (For Export) Applicant: The corporate applicant of the letter of credit
  3. Amount, in the issued currency

  4. Expiry Date, in the format YYYY-MM-DD

  5. DC Status: The status of the DC related to the DC issuing flow

    • Maker Checker Approver flows when the Applicant creates a new DC that has not been sent to the next party: Draft in progress
    • Applicant sent to Beneficiary: Draft text
    • Beneficiary return to Applicant: Draft text [rejected/endorsed/edited]
    • Between Applicant and Issuing bank: Application [submitted/returned]
    • Applicant discards DC before issuance: Discarded
    • After issuing bank issues DC: Issued
    • If any party advised the DC: Issued and advised
    • If DC has been issued, but no banks have advised the DC: Issued
    • If all banks other than the Issuing bank rejected: Issued and rejected
    • After Issuing bank cancels DC: Cancelled
    • After DC passes expiry date: Expired
  6. Amendment Status

    • Maker Checker Approver flows when the Applicant/Beneficiary initiates a new amendment: Draft in progress
    • Applicant sent amendment draft text to Beneficiary: Draft text
    • Beneficiary sent amendment draft text to Applicant: Draft text
    • Amendment between Applicant and Beneficiary: Draft text [rejected/endorsed/edited]
    • Amendment discarded by Applicant/Beneficiary: Discarded
    • Amendment between Applicant and Issuing bank: Amendment [requested/returned]
    • Amendment issued by Issuing bank: Amended
    • Amendment advised/reject by any banks: Amended
    • Amendment rejected by Beneficiary: Amendment rejected
    • All amendments rejected by Beneficiary: Amendment rejected
    • As long as one amendment accepted by Beneficiary : Amended
    • Multiple amendments (if amendments have not yet been accepted by Beneficiary): In progress (#)
  7. Presentation Status

    • Maker Checker Approver flows when the Beneficiary creates a new DP that has not been sent to the next party: Draft in progress
    • Beneficiary presents: Bank review
    • DP returned to Beneficiary: Returned
    • DP forwarded to next party (not Issuing Bank to Applicant): Bank review
    • DP returned to previous party (not to Beneficiary): Bank review
    • Multiple presentations: In progress (#)
    • Issuing bank accept presentation: Accepted

A search bar will be available to you within each product.

Search bar

Party Import DC Export DC
Corporate You can search based on
- Contour reference
- Issuing bank's reference
- Beneficiary's name
You can search based on
- Contour reference
- Advising bank's reference
- Applicant's name
Bank You can search based on
- Contour reference
- Your bank's reference
- Applicant's name
You can search based on
- Contour reference
- Your bank's reference
- Beneficiary's name

You can search based on partial matches, if you don't remember the full reference or party name

User Profile and User Management

You can access your profile, company information, and user management (if administrative rights are granted to you) via your profile on the upper right-hand corner of the screen. A drop-down menu will appear showing My Profile, Company Profile, User Management, and Log out.