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Definition: ICPO

Quick Summary of ICPO

An offer to buy goods under specified terms and conditions; for example, for misuse.

What is the dictionary definition of ICPO?

Dictionary Definition

IPCO is an abbreviation for an irrevocable corporate purchase order or irrevocable corporate purchase offer.


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Full Definition of ICPO

An ICPO (irrevocable corporate purchase order or irrevocable corporate purchase offer) is a document similar to a Letter of Indemnity – LOI (not to confused with Letter of Intent) which is used by companies to communicate their intent to enter into a transaction with a foreign-based (overseas) company and provides verification as to the purchasing terms, banking information, and company financials pertaining to the transaction.

An IPCO technically acts as like the final draft of a purchase order and is typically sent to the seller on company letterhead.

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Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
ICPO. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. https://payrollheaven.com/define/icpo/ (accessed: September 18, 2021).
American Psychological Association (APA):
ICPO. PayrollHeaven.com. Retrieved September 18, 2021, from PayrollHeaven.com website: https://payrollheaven.com/define/icpo/

Definition Sources

Definitions for ICPO are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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