The ICC Guide to Export/Import is all you need in order to succeed in international markets. This easy-to-understand introduction to international trade is at the same time a detailed handbook for the experienced practitioner. Completely updated, the fourth edition of this much acclaimed volume contains an extended analysis of new rules and regulations including ICC’s Incoterms® 2010, URDG and others as well as crucial topics like online documentation and e-commerce, customs and intellectual property.
International trade is one of the primary engines of increasing global prosperity. But cross border trade as opposed to domestic trade involves additional risks and challenges. Therefore it is vital for traders worldwide to have the necessary tools that help them properly navigate their resources. Developed in consultation with top experts at the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the Guide to Export/Import covers in detail everything you need to know about global trade and its related risks.
- Essential tools helping you to more effectively do your job:
• The new Incoterms® 2010 rules
• International model contracts and clauses and other trade related documents
• Tips and tricks for negotiating international contracts
- An introduction to trade finance:
• Letters of credit and UCP600
- The risks and challenges of international trade:
• Transport risks
• Legal risks
• Risks of non-payment
• Exchange rate fluctuations
- The legal framework and dispute resolution:
• International agreements
The ICC Guide to Export/Import provides a concise learning and reference tool for trade professionals as well as students, a must have for everyone involved in international business.
About the author: A graduate of Harvard University (B.A.) and the University of California-Berkeley (J.D.), Guillermo C. Jimenez has got more than 30 years’ experience in international business, law and policy. As Head of Division at ICC’s Paris Headquarters from 1990 to 1998, he coordinated work on key ICC instruments and trade tools and has lectured on international business in over 35 countries and before a number of intergovernmental organizations, including the United Nations, European Commission and Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.