（ICC UCP600中 英文对照版）
Article 1 Application of UCP 第 一条 统一惯例的适用范围
The Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits, 2007 Revision, ICC Publication no. 600 (“UCP”) are rules that apply to any documentary credit (“credit”) (including, to the extent to which they may be applicable, any standby letter of credit) when the text of the credit expressly indicates that it is subject to these rules. They are binding on all parties thereto unless expressly modified or excluded by the credit.
Article 2 Definitions 第二条 定义
For the purpose of these rules: 就本惯例而 言：
Advising bank means the bank that advises the credit at the request of the issuing bank. 通知行意指应开证行要求通知信用证 的银行。
Applicant means the party on whose request the credit is issued.
Banking day means a day on which a bank is regularly open at the place at which an act subject to these rules is to be performed.
Beneficiary means the party in whose favour a credit is issued.
Complying presentation means a presentation that is in accordance with the terms and conditions of the credit, the applicable provisions of these rules and international standard banking practice.
Confirmation means a definite undertaking of the confirming bank, in addition to that of the issuing bank, to honour or negotiate a complying presentation.
Confirming bank means the bank that adds its confirmation to a credit upon the issuing bank’s authorization or request.
Credit means any arrangement, however named or described, that is irrevocable and thereby constitutes a definite undertaking of the issuing bank to honour a complying presentation.
a. to pay at sight if the credit is available by sight payment.
b. to incur a deferred payment undertaking and pay at maturity if the credit is available by deferred payment.
c. to accept a bill of exchange (“draft”) drawn by the beneficiary and pay at maturity if the credit is available by acceptance.
Issuing bank means the bank that issues a credit at the request of an applicant or on its own behalf.
Negotiation means the purchase by the nominated bank of drafts (drawn on a bank other than the nominated bank) and/or documents under a complying presentation, by advancing or agreeing to advance funds to the beneficiary on or before the banking day on which reimbursement is due to(to be paid the nominated bank.
Nominated bank means the bank with which the credit is available or any bank in the case of a credit available with any bank.
Presentation means either the delivery of documents under a credit to the issuing bank or nominated bank or the documents so delivered.
Presenter means a beneficiary, bank or other party that makes a presentation.
Article 3 Interpretations 第 三条 释义
For the purpose of these rules: 就本惯例而 言：
Where applicable, words in the singular include the plural and in the plural include the singular. 在适用的条款中， 词汇的单复数同义。
A credit is irrevocable even if there is no indication to that effect.
A document may be signed by handwriting, facsimile signature, perforated signature, stamp, symbol or any other mechanical or electronic method of authentication.
A requirement for a document to be legalized, visaed, certified or similar will be satisfied by any signature, mark, stamp or label on the document which appears to satisfy that requirement.
Branches of a bank in different countries are considered to be separate banks.
Terms such as "first class", "well known", "qualified", "independent", "official", "competent" or "local" used to describe the issuer of a document allow any issuer except the beneficiary to issue that document.
Unless required to be used in a document, words such as "prompt", "immediately" or "as soon as possible" will be disregarded.
The expression "on or about" or similar will be interpreted as a stipulation that an event is to occur during a period of five calendar days before until five calendar days after the specified date, both start and end dates included.
The words "to", "until", "till", “from” and “between” when used to determine a period of shipment include the date or dates mentioned, and the words “before” and "after" exclude the date mentioned.
词语"×月×日止"（to）、"至×月×日"（until）、"直至×月×日"(till) 、"从×月×日"(from) 及 “在X月X日 至X月X日之间”(between) 用于确定装运期限时，包括所述日期。词语“X月X日之前”(before) 及“X月X日之后”(after) 不包括所述日期。
The words “from” and "after" when used to determine a maturity date exclude the date mentioned.
词语“从X月X日”（from）以及“X月X日 之后”(after) 用于确定到期日时不包括所述日期。
The terms "first half" and "second half" of a month shall be construed respectively as the 1st to the 15th and the 16th to the last day of the month, all dates inclusive.
术语"上半月"和"下半月"应分别理解为自每月"1日 至15日"和"16日至月末最后一天"， 包括起迄日期。
The terms "beginning", "middle" and "end" of a month shall be construed respectively as the 1st to the 10th, the 11th to the 20th and the 21st to the last day of the month, all dates inclusive.
术语"月初"、"月中"和"月末"应分别理解为每月1日 至10日、11日至20日和21日 至月末最后一天，包括起迄日期。
Article 4 Credits v. Contracts 第 四条 信用证与合同
a. A credit by its nature is a separate transaction from the sale or other contract on which it may be based. Banks are in no way concerned with or bound by such contract, even if any reference whatsoever to it is included in the credit. Consequently, the undertaking of a bank to honour, to negotiate or to fulfil any other obligation under the credit is not subject to claims or defences by the applicant resulting from its relationships with the issuing bank or the beneficiary.
A beneficiary can in no case avail itself of the contractual relationships existing between banks or between the applicant and the issuing bank.
b. An issuing bank should discourage any attempt by the applicant to include, as an integral part of the credit, copies of the underlying contract, proforma invoice and the like.
b. 开证行应劝阻申请人将基础合同、形式发票或其它类似文件的副本作为信用证 整体组成部分的作法。
Article 5 Documents v. Goods, Services or Performance 第五条 单据与货物／服务／行为
Banks deal with documents and not with goods, services or performance to which the documents may relate .