Thank you for your letter of June 18 enclosing details of your terms.According to your request for opening an irrevocable L/C, we have instructed the Beijing City Commercial Bank to open a credit for US$50,000 in your favor, valid until Sep. 20. Please advise us by fax when the order has been executed.
We are sorry to report that in spite of our effort, we are unable to guarantee shipment by the agreed date due to a strike at our factory. We are afraid that your L/C will be expire before shipment. Therefore, please explain our situation to your customers and secure their consent to extend the L/C to Sept.30.
We received your letter today and have informed our customers of your situation. As requested, we have instructed the Beijing City Commercial Bank to extend the L/C up to and including September 30. Please keep us abreast of any new development.