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Every business has its own language, lexicon and lingo and international trade is exception. Consider ad valorem, C-TPAT, most favored nation, NAFTA, antidumping, 24-Hour Rule, countertrade, FOB, ocean bill of lading, letter of credit, FAST, Harmonized Tariff Schedule, IMF, hawala and chaebol. International trade is a business where I THINK I KNOW isn't good enough. What you don't know can really hurt you. The World Ttade Press Dictionary of International Trade is the most respected and largest-selling dictionary of trade in the world. It is in use in more than 100 countries by importers, exporters, bankers, shippers, logistics professionals, attorneys, economists and government officials.


This page is the result of hard-work delivered by Edward G. Hinkclman. He is a renowned and reputed author for books on Business Terms. This page contains terms related to International Trade, Shipping, Logistics, Banking, Insurance, Law, Economics, Business Economics, Finance and Marketing. Besides these terms, there are other terms related in general to business. You are welcome to refer this page to make yourself clear in your understanding of your business and business-studies.


Edward G. Hinkclman is an international economist with more than 25 years experience as an importer and exporter. He is the author of four books on international trade including Importers Manual USA, International Payments and International Trade Documentation. He is also the editor of the World Trade Press Country Business Guide Series.


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Air Transport Association
CIGNA Worldwide
City Union Bank
IATA – International Air Trade Association
ICICI
Indian Bank
Insurance Company of North America
International Chamber of Commerce
International Monetary Fund
J.D. William
Jerry Peck CHB
John O’Conner
Karla Shippey
Myron Manley
Paul Denegri
Reserve Bank of India
Sea Land Shipping
Sibylla Putzi
Sri Lanka Bank
State Bank of India
Swiss Bank Corporation
US Customs and Border Protection
US Department of Commerce
Wells Fargo HSBC Trade Bank
World Bank


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Business Terms beginning with C


  1. C
  2. CAB
  3. Cabotage
  4. CAD
  5. CADEX
  6. Cairns Group
  7. Call
  8. Call in A Contract
  9. Call Money
  10. Call Option
  11. Calvo Doctrine
  12. Canada Border Services Agency
  13. Canadian Commercial Corporation
  14. CANAMEX Corridor
  15. C and F
  16. Cap
  17. Capacity to Contract
  18. Capesize
  19. Capital Account
  20. Capital Account
  21. Capital Flight
  22. Capital Goods
  23. Capital Market
  24. Capital Movements
  25. Captains Protest
  26. Cargo
  27. Cargo Agent
  28. Cargo Aircraft
  29. Cargo Manifest
  30. Cargo Selectivity System
  31. Cargo Tonnage
  32. Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act
  33. Caribbean Basin Initiative
  34. Caribbean Common Market
  35. CARICOM
  36. Carnet
  37. Carriage and Insurance Paid To
  38. Carriage of Goods by Sea Act of 1936
  39. Carriage Paid To
  40. Carrier
  41. Carrier Initiative Program
  42. Carriers Certificate
  43. Cartage
  44. Cartage
  45. Cartage Agent
  46. Cartel
  47. Casco
  48. Cash Against Documents
  49. Cash in Advance
  50. Cash With Order
  51. Casus Major
  52. Catalog and Video
  53. Catalog Exhibitions
  54. Category Groups
  55. Cause of Action
  56. Caveat Emptor
  57. CBERA
  58. CBI
  59. CBSA
  60. CCC Mark
  61. CCEPS
  62. CCL
  63. Cedi
  64. CEEBIC
  65. Cell
  66. Cells
  67. Cellular Vessel
  68. CE Mark
  69. CE Marking
  70. Census Interface System
  71. Center for Trade and Investment Services
  72. Central American Common Market
  73. Central and Eastern Europe Business Information Center
  74. Central Bank
  75. Certificate of Analysis
  76. Certificate of Free Sale
  77. Certificate of Inspection
  78. Certificate of Insurance
  79. Certificate of Manufacture
  80. Certificate of Origin
  81. Certificate of Origin Form A
  82. Certificate of Weight
  83. Certification
  84. Certified Trade Fair Program
  85. Certified Trade Missions Program
  86. Cession of Goods
  87. CFR
  88. CFS
  89. Chaebol,
  90. Chandlery
  91. Chargeable Weight
  92. Charge D affaires
  93. Charges Advanced
  94. Charges Collect
  95. Charter
  96. Charter Agreement
  97. Chartered Bank
  98. Chartered Ship
  99. Charter Party
  100. Charter Party Bill of Lading
  101. Charter Party Contract
  102. Charter Service
  103. Chassis
  104. Chattel
  105. Chattel Lien
  106. Chattel Paper
  107. Check Digit
  108. Chemical Weapons
  109. Chief Mate
  110. Chill A Sale
  111. Chinaman
  112. Chose in Action
  113. CIA
  114. CIF
  115. CIFCI
  116. CIM
  117. CIMS
  118. CIP
  119. CIP
  120. CITES
  121. City Bank
  122. City Terminal Service
  123. Civil Aeronautics Board
  124. Civil Law
  125. Claim
  126. Claim Tracer
  127. Classification
  128. Classification Societies
  129. Class of Merchandise
  130. Class Rates
  131. Claused Bill of Lading
  132. Claused Bill of Lading
  133. Clean Bill of Exchange
  134. Clean Bill of Lading
  135. Clean Bill of Health
  136. Clean Bill of Lading
  137. Clean Collection
  138. Clean Draft
  139. Clean Letter of Credit
  140. Clean on Board Bill of Lading
  141. Clearance
  142. Close Corporation
  143. Closed Conference
  144. Closed-End Transaction
  145. Closely Held Corporation
  146. CMR Convention
  147. Coastal Trade
  148. COD
  149. Code of Federal Regulations
  150. Codes of Conduct
  151. COGSA
  152. Coiled Charges
  153. Coin Silver
  154. Cold Ironing
  155. Collar
  156. Collecting Bank
  157. Collections System
  158. Collection
  159. Collection Endorsement
  160. Collection Papers
  161. Collective Mark
  162. Collect on Delivery
  163. Colon
  164. Colorable Imitation
  165. Colorable Transaction
  166. Column 1 Rates
  167. Column 2 Rates
  168. Combi Aircraft
  169. Combination Aircraft
  170. Combination in Restraint of Trade
  171. Combined Bill of Lading
  172. Combined Transport
  173. Combined Transport Bill of Lading
  174. Comity
  175. Command Economy
  176. Commanditaire Vennootschap
  177. Commerce Business Daily
  178. Commerce Control List
  179. Commercial Bank
  180. Commercial Bill of Exchange
  181. Commercial Cash Entry Processing System
  182. Commercial Credit
  183. Commercial Frustration
  184. Commercial Impracticability
  185. Commercial Information Management System
  186. Commercial Invoice
  187. Commercial Letter of Credit
  188. Commercial Officers
  189. Commercial Paper
  190. Commercial Risk
  191. Commercial Set
  192. Commercial Treaty
  193. Commercial Zone
  194. Commingling
  195. Common Carrier
  196. Contract Carrier
  197. Contract of Affreightment
  198. Countervailing Duty System
  199. CPT
  200. Current Account
  201. Customs Appraiser
  202. Customs Broker
  203. CV
  204. CWO
  205. Commission
  206. Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
  207. Committee on Foreign Investment in The United States
  208. CFIUS
  209. Commodity
  210. Commodity Code
  211. Commodity Control List
  212. Commodity Credit Corporation
  213. Commodity Rate
  214. Common Agricultural Policy
  215. CAP
  216. Common Carrier
  217. Common External Tariff
  218. CXT
  219. Common Law
  220. Common Market
  221. Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa
  222. COMESA
  223. Common Monetary Agreement
  224. Common Point
  225. Common Tariff
  226. Commonwealth
  227. Commonwealth of Independent States
  228. CIS
  229. Communications Satellite Corporation
  230. Commuter Airline
  231. Compagnie
  232. Cie
  233. Company
  234. Co
  235. Comparative Advantage
  236. Compensatory Trade
  237. Competitive Rate
  238. Complementary Imports
  239. Compliance
  240. Composition with Creditors
  241. Compound Rate of Duty
  242. Compradore
  243. Compressed Gases
  244. COMPRO
  245. Computed Value
  246. Concealed Damage
  247. Concealed Loss
  248. Concord
  249. Conditional Endorsement
  250. Conditions of Carriage
  251. Conference
  252. Conference Carrier
  253. Conference Line
  254. Conference Rate
  255. Confirmation
  256. Confirmed Letter of Credit
  257. CD
  258. CFS
  259. Confirming
  260. Confirming Bank
  261. Conflict Diamond
  262. Conflict of Laws
  263. Connecting Carrier
  264. Consideration
  265. Consignee Marks
  266. Consignee
  267. Consignment
  268. Consignment Contract
  269. Consignor
  270. Consolidated Container
  271. Consolidation
  272. Consolidation Point
  273. Consolidator
  274. Consolidator Bill of Lading
  275. Constructed Value
  276. Constructive Total Loss
  277. Consular Declaration
  278. Consular Invoice
  279. Consular Officers
  280. Consular Visa
  281. Consulate
  282. Consumer Goods
  283. Consumption Entry
  284. Container Depot
  285. Container Freight Charge
  286. Container Freight Station
  287. Container Load
  288. Container Load Plan
  289. Container Number
  290. Container on Flat Car
  291. Container Part Load
  292. Container Platform
  293. Container Prefix
  294. Container Security Initiative
  295. Container Serial Number
  296. Container Ship
  297. Constructive Contract
  298. Container Terminal
  299. Container Vessel
  300. Container Yard
  301. Containerization
  302. Contango
  303. Contingency Insurance
  304. Continuous Replenishment Planning
  305. Contra
  306. Contra Account
  307. Contraband
  308. Contract
  309. Contract Carrier
  310. Contract Manufacturing
  311. Contract of Affreightment
  312. Contract of Carriage
  313. Contracting Parties
  314. Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods
  315. Convention on International Trade in Species - Wild Fauna & Flora
  316. Container
  317. CRP
  318. CSI
  319. CY



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