|International trade, a key engine of economic growth, is valued at trillions of dollars each year. But the techniques of how to export and import are often a mystery to business persons and enterprises. The classic text, Guide to Export-Import Basics, now in its third edition, examines the trade tools developed by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) to help you make the most of international markets. |
From the basics of how to develop a sale contract to the use of the Internet as a channel for sales, the Guide tells you what you need to know about the trading process: the legal foundation; resolving international disputes; international contracts of sale; agency, distribution and franchising; Incoterms and documentary credits; factoring and forfaiting; transport and e-commerce.
This edition of the Guide includes details of the revised rules on documentary credits,
UCP 600, new developments in forfaiting as well as new model contracts developed by ICC.
As a bonus, the Guide also provides practical tools to enhance the text:
·samples of key documents, such as the insurance certificate, commercial invoice and bill of lading
·easy to understand graphics illustrating, for example, the stages of a documentary credit operation and the distinctions between the different Incoterms
·a glossary of major export-import terms.
Guide to Export-Import Basics provides vital knowledge for those interested in trading internationally.