Incoterms, which are also known by their long name of International Commercial Terms, are a set of 11 rules that define who is responsible for what during international transactions. These terms cover every task that is involved in international transactions as well as the risks and costs involved with the transaction of good from seller to buyer.
Incoterms are extremely important as they are known and accepted throughout the world as a requirement on all commercial invoices. These terms are important in reducing the risk of misunderstandings which could turn out to be costly.
What are the rules of Incoterms classified as?
All Incoterm rules are classified according to fees, the risk involved, the responsibility for formalities, and any issues relating to import and export.
Was there changes with the Incoterms 2020?
The new Incoterms 2020 changed to consider the growth of the economy, as well to increase attention to security of the transportation of goods, and insurance coverage flexibility. To learn more about what changed, we can answer any questions you have. Contact us today.
What documents have Incoterms on them?
Incoterms are found on customs documents and declarations.