B-6-5- The major modifications between the Incoterms 2000 and the Incoterms 2010

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We propose you a list of 11 major modifications between the 2000 and 2010 Incoterms. But they are subject to change approximately every 10 years.
  1. The Incoterms 2010 now number 11 as opposed to 13 in the 2000 Incoterms

  2. We can now divide the Incoterms in two distinct groups :
    • Multi-modal Incoterms ( EXW , FCA, CPT, CIP, DAT, DAP and DDP).
    • Maritime Incoterms (FAS, FOB, CFR et CIF). The goods carried in containers, for example, are governed by the maritime Incoterms.

  3. The "D" Incoterms become the DAT Incoterms, the DAP Incoterms and the DDP Incoterms, with the latter unchanged.

  4. The DAT and DAP Incoterms can be used with one or more types of transport.

  5. The notion of ship's rail for containerized cargo is removed for the Incoterm FOB, and is replaced by a transfer of risk on-board to the ship.

  6. Electronic documents are now legally recognized, but must nevertheless be accepted by both parties (importers and exporters).

  7. The Incoterms EXW is now recommanded within the scope of Intra-Community transactions.

  8. The 2010 Incoterms include now the terminal Handling Charges. (THC). In fact, these costs were paid twice, the first by the importer, then by the exporter. The 2010 Incoterms fixes this problem.

  9. The ICC takes into account the obligations of safety and security. The exporter and the importer abide to their country's legislation. The exporter will be responsible for the security certificates upon goods exit from the exporting country, but not for the products imported.

  10. The ICC requested that "advisory notes" accompany all Incoterms. For example, "it is not recommanded to use the Incoterms FOB for containerized goods.

  11. The Incoterms FOB and CIF are now specified for the transport of goods in bulk

6-5-1- The 2010 "D" Incoterms

Packaging E E E
Loading at the factory E E E
Pre-shipment E E E
Export Customs Clearance E E E
Handling at departure E E E
Main carriage E E E
Transportation insurance E E E
Handling at destination E E E
Import Customs clearance I I E
Post-shipment I I E
Unloading I I E