1) EXW: ex works...named place

  • Use: For all mode of transportation including multimodal transportation
  • Type of sale: Sale at departure

According to the mode of transportation by sea

Transport par mer
DOCUMENTS
RISKS
EXPENSES
Assumed by the seller

According to the mode of transportation by air

Transport par air
DOCUMENTS
RISKS
EXPENSES
Assumed by the seller

According to the mode of transportation by rail

Transport par rail
DOCUMENTS
RISKS
EXPENSES
Assumed by the seller

According to the mode of transportation by road

Transport par route
DOCUMENTS
RISKS
EXPENSES
Assumed by the seller

Main obligations of the parts

  • The seller must:
    • deliver in his own premises, the wrapped goods (except if it is of use in the profession to provide them without packing).
  • The buyer must:
    • take delivery of the goods
    • conduct his own expenses and risks to all necessary transactions to bring the goods to their destination (clearance to the export and to the import, transportation, handlings... ).

Other important points

  • Documents demanded of the seller: commercial invoice or equivalent computer data.
  • Delicate point: the seller provides the packing adapted to the transportation insofar as the conditions of this last are communicated to him before the conclusion of the sale contract.
  • Vary of this incoterm : EXW loaded on (to the charged plant on). The expenses of loading and wedging are then chargeable to the salesperson.
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