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cash on delivery

Commerce a service entailing cash payment to the carrier on delivery of merchandise
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Cash on Delivery


an accounting method used by individuals and organizations to meet monetary obligations incurred in the maritime transport of goods and in postal shipments. The dispatcher who ships the goods authorizes the appropriate transport or communications enterprise to deliver such goods to the recipient upon receipt of payment from the recipient or upon verification that such payment has been made through a bank. In the USSR, cash on delivery is widely used by commercial organizations that sell books and other goods by mail.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The only obstacle was the DVP (delivery versus payment) process, more specifically, the issue of forced selling within the process.
Summary: The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange, or ADX, announced that it is continuing the process of enhancing its delivery versus payment, or DvP, model, which it launched in May 2011, through applying a buyer cash compensation, or BCC, settlement procedure.
It's also planning a new 'Delivery versus Payment' settlement mechanism to be instigated before the end of March.
"DFM adopted enormous development plans years ago including the implementation of the Delivery versus Payment (DVP) in 2011, as well as reviewing and updating its procedures in line with this mechanism.
Abu Dhabi: The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) will apply buyer cash compensation (BCC) settlement procedure from May to enhance its delivery versus payment (DVP) model, the bourse said on Saturday.
"The market has operated a delivery versus payment -- or DVP -- model now for a year, meaning that there's no time lag between stocks and cash being exchanged.