B-6-4- Incoterms © 2010

Esandis offers you free training about on the 2000 Incoterms, providing the skills neccesary to be an export and/or import manager. Our goal is to help you understand their importance in relation to your international transaction.

The are used all over the world, with the exception of in the U.S.A. The U.S.A. continues to use UCC (Uniform Commercial Code, "the american Incoterms"). .

In order to help you understand the issues associated with choosing one of the 2000 Incoterms ©, we provide a practical definition. Incoterms allow for the creation of a rules framework guiding the ins and outs of goods transportation, from loading through delivery.

Each Incoterms © takes into account 13 criteria including insurance, packaging, main transport, loading and unloading costs, customs duties and import/export fees.

The Incoterms © are identical in all countries.

6-4-1- The changes among the 2000 and 2010 Incoterms ©

The latest version, the 2010 Incoterms, takes us from 13 Incoterms in 2000, to 11 Incoterms in 2010, and was effective January 1, 2011.

The ICC removed the Incoterms DAF, DES, DEQ and DDU from 2000, and created two new Incoterms in the latest version: the DAT Incoterms and the DAP Incoterms.

The ICC has created also the notion of multi-modal Incoterms and maritime Incoterms (More information about the changes between 2000 and 2010).

6-4-2- The year 2010 Incoterms ©

6-4-3-The implementation of the Incoterms © 2010

If you want to implement an Incoterms to frame the responsibilities for the importer and the exporter, include the Incoterms © in your contract or on your Proforma invoice. In choosing an Incoterms you accept all reap the advantages (Incoterms advantages) and accept the drawbacks.