Dictionary of Shipping: International Business Trade Terms and Abbreviations
This fifth edition contains 18,000 entries - compared with 14,000 in the previous edition - and has six appendices. It is a reference work to many in the industry of international trade and distribution/shipping/air/ seaport and related integral businesses/activities. This new edition reflects the enormous changes which have emerged in recent years. Overall, it includes all the ingredients for conducting International Business which has become more complex and diverse. One must remember that the international contract embraces four elements: finance, carriage, insurance, and export sales contract.