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  • International Commercial Terms: Trade terms used in international contracts of sale: see INCOTERMS 2000 , INCO terms explanation, INCOTERMS narrative, INCO practical application chart.
  • Generic Customs officer tasks– WFP, see Terms of References topic in Preparedness section.
  • International Classification of Goods, see the Classification registry of the UN statistics Division. Standard International Trade Classification (SITC) is a classification of goods used to classify the exports and imports of a country to enable comparing different countries and years. The classification system is maintained by the UN. The SITC classification, currently at revision three is to be standard. The last revision, revision four, was made in 2006. The following excerpt was taken form the UN statistics Division, international trade statistics branch: " For compiling international trade statistics on all merchandise entering international trade, and to promote international comparability of international trade statistics. The commodity groupings of SITC reflect (a) the materials used in production, (b) the processing stage, (c) market practices and users of the products, (d) the importance of the commodities in terms of world trade, and (e) technological changes.
  • Bonded Warehouses: these warehouses are used for storage of goods whose duty is unpaid and especially where the goods are destined to another country. Pre-positioned stocks are often held in bonded warehouses so that export is quick and goods can be stored for long periods.
  • Customs Procedures.
  • Find out more about the different regulatory systems by comparing countries in the "Customs Information Guide (CIG)". Visit:
  • Training modules: visit: specific customs information can be found at the Global Logistics Cluster, Logistics Cluster Assessment (LCA) country pages.
  • Training modules available at: Link