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Person who manages transport of freight by land, air or sea.
The Codex Alimentarius, or "Food Code" is a collection of standards, guidelines and codes of practice adopted by the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC), relating to foods, food production and food safety. It aims to protect consumer health and promote fair practices in food trade. CAC is established by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) of the United Nations.
The list of traded goods, based on the harmonised system, which makes it possible to apply the Common Customs Tariff and other EU policies, as well as to compile statistics on foreign trade.
Eurostat (EU statistical office) reference database on trade of goods. COMEXT contains all statistics on trade in goods inside the EU between its member countries, and between the EU and its trading partners worldwide.
Designates all EU rules that establish import and export duties and exemptions for specific goods, including agricultural, anti-dumping and preferential duties, tariff quotas and tariff suspensions.
Customs procedure that allows goods to be moved from one point in the EU to another.
Batch of goods, which is either sent simultaneously from one exporter to one consignee, either is accompanied by a single invoice or a single transport document covering their shipment from the exporter to the consignee.
Document accompanying goods that is filled by the shipper. It serves as proof that a contract for carriage has been concluded and describes its content. It also serves as a receipt when goods are picked up from the shipper and delivered to the recipient.
International agreement between governments that aims to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival.
In a contract specifying that a sale is CFR, the seller pays for the carriage of goods by sea to the port of destination and provides the buyer with the documents necessary to obtain the goods from the carrier. Costs for loading onto the ships, export formalities and marine insurance are also borne by the seller.