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  • ADR (Accord Dangereuse Routiers)
    ADR formally, the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) is a 1957 United Nations treaty that governs transnational transport of hazardous materials. "ADR" is derived from the French name for the treaty: Accord européen relatif au transport(...) - Read More
  • AEO
    AEO (Authorised Economic Operator) The authorised economic operator AEO (in German the abbreviation «ZWB/Zugelassener Wirtschaftsbeteiligter» is used) is a status which is granted to legal entities which are deemed to be reliable in terms of the security of the international supply chain.(...) - Read More
  • ASEAN
    An association of ten independent South East Asian nations, ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) was founded in August 1967 in Bangkok by Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. Brunei joined the association in 1984, followed by Vietnam in 1995. Myanmar(...) - Read More
  • ATA CARNET
    The ATA carnet (Admission Temporaire/Temporary Admission) is a customs document which enables the temporary importation of goods into another country and their subsequent reimportation into Switzerland without custom duties being imposed. Amongst other things, the ATA carnet absolves the party(...) - Read More
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  • Bilateral Agreements
    Bilateral Agreements between Switzerland and the European Union (I und II) The Bilateral Agreements I are a package of seven sectoral agreements which Switzerland and the European Union (EU) negotiated between 1994 and 1998 in the areas of research, agriculture, civil aviation, public(...) - Read More
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  • CE marking
    The CE marking serves as proof that a product meets the basic health and safety requirements under EU law, and that the necessary conformity assessment procedures have been performed. CE marking is mandatory for all goods covered by the 20 or so EU directives under what is known as the New(...) - Read More
  • CFR
    The term Cost and Freight, also known with the abbreviation CFR (C&F), is mainly used in maritime transport. It establishes that the seller must bear all transport expenses until the destination, including possible expenses for unloading the ship, as well as costs for obtaining licences and(...) - Read More
  • CIF
    The term Cost, Insurance and Freight is used in maritime transport and it establishes that the seller must bear all transport expenses until the destination, including possible expenses for unloading the ship, as well as expenses for obtaining licences and documentation for export from the(...) - Read More
  • CIP
    The delivery Carriage and Insurance Paid to is valid for all types of transport and it establishes that the seller must bear all expenses until the specified arrival destination, as well as expenses for obtaining licences and documentation for export from the country of origin and those for(...) - Read More
  • CITES
    Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. The import and export of such species is prohibited. CITES - Wild Fauna and Flora - Read More
  • CMR
    The "Convention de Genève relative au contrat de transport international de Marchandises par Route" (CMR) is the convention on the contract for the international carriage of goods by road. The document regulates the responsibilities and liabilities of the parties involved. The CMR is the(...) - Read More
  • CPT
    The term Carriage Paid To is valid for all types of transport and it establishes that the seller must bear all transport expenses until a specified arrival destination, as well as expenses for obtaining licences and documentation for export from the country of origin and those for export(...) - Read More
  • CUSTOMS ACCOUNT
    A customs account for centralised settlement (ZAZ) can be recommended to all importers and shippers who have to pay import or export duty on trading goods to the Federal General Directorate of Customs. Importers who have an account at the Federal Customs Administration are charged all customs(...) - Read More
  • CUSTOMS DECLARATION
    The EU customs declaration is used by the declaring party to specify which customs procedure a product should undergo. The declaration can be made by any person in a position to present the responsible customs office with a product (or have a product presented on their behalf) in accordance(...) - Read More
  • CUSTOMS DUTIES
    Customs duties are a form of tax payable to the State mainly when importing goods into a customs territory. From a protectionist perspective, protective duties play an important role as they are designed to afford domestic producers some protection against foreign competition. In most(...) - Read More
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  • DAP
    Delivered at Place (DAP) Can be used for any transport mode, or where there is more than one transport mode. The seller is responsible for arranging carriage and for delivering the goods, ready for unloading from the arriving conveyance, at the named place.   (An important difference(...) - Read More
  • DAT
    Delivered at Terminal (DAT) Can be used for any transport mode, or where there is more than one transport mode. The seller is responsible for arranging carriage and for delivering the goods, unloaded from the arriving conveyance, at the named place. Risk transfers from seller to buyer(...) - Read More
  • DDP
    The term Delivery Duty Paid, known with the acronym D.D.P., establishes that all transport expenses until the agreed destination, as well as the expenses for obtaining licences and documentation for export from the country of origin and whose for export customs operations. The sender must also(...) - Read More
  • DECLARATION OF ORIGIN
    In cases where one or more packages are being sent, the declaration of origin can be made on the invoice itself, instead of using a EUR 1 movement certificate. In such cases, however, the total value of the originating products must not exceed CHF 10,300 (or CHF 8800 under the(...) - Read More
  • Double taxation agreements
    Double taxation agreements (DTAs) avoid earnings and assets being taxed in two countries. They can be particularly helpful in ensuring that the Swiss economy does not suffer any disadvantage compared to foreign competitors. Switzerland has concluded agreements with all the important(...) - Read More
  • DUAL USE
    Dual-use goods (civilian and military). These types of goods usually require an export licence from the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO. - Read More
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  • E-DEC
    e-dec Export has replaced the VAR as per 01.04.2010. To declare exports or imports with e-dec, a company needs to have their own software with e-dec functions for the transmission to the Swiss Federal Customs Administration, or it is also possible to instruct a service provider (forwarder,(...) - Read More
  • EFTA
    The EFTA is an intergovernmental organization set up for the promotion of free trade and economic integration to the benefit of its four Member States: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland. The Association is based on the EFTA Convention and a worldwide network of free trade and(...)
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  • ELECTRONIC CUSTOMS ASSESSMENT (EVV)
    Electronic customs assessment notices can be obtained by the person or company who's TIN (traders identification number) is mentioned on the export declaration at the Swiss Federal Customs Administration. For this, you need to have a certificate and there is a signature check. The eVV needs(...) - Read More
  • EORI
    EORI (Economic Operators Registration and Identification) EORI is a central database of all customs parties in the European Union. An EORI number is required for every customs transaction in the EU. As a rule, a Swiss company does not require a number of this nature, except if it operates(...) - Read More
  • EUR 1 MOVEMENT CERTIFICATE
    Switzerland has concluded free trade agreements with a number of different states or groups of states. These agreements afford products the right to preferential treatment (waiving or reduction of customs duties) assuming they satisfy the agreed conditions on origin and have valid proof of(...) - Read More
  • EXPORT CONTROLS
    The Goods Control Ordinance (GKV) regulates the export of dual-use goods as well as military goods that are not subject to the War Material Act, such as simulators. The GKV implements decisions of international agreements and non-binding international control measures. For example, export(...) - Read More
  • EXW
    The term Ex Works, also known with the acronym EXW and which must be completed with the specific indication of a place, binds the seller into preparing the goods in his premises (factory, warehouse, etc.) on the date agreed, only arranging the supply of the appropriate documentation for the(...) - Read More
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  • FAS
    Free Alongside Ship (FAS) Use of this rule is restricted to goods transported by sea or inland waterway. In practice it should be used for situations where the seller has direct access to the vessel for loading, e.g. bulk cargos or non-containerised goods. For containerised goods,(...) - Read More
  • FCA
    The term Free Carrier is understood as the transport which is not paid. The notion FCA, which must be completed with the specific indication of a place, binds the seller to prepare the goods on the date agreed, arranging the supply of the appropriate documentation for the export from the(...) - Read More
  • FIATA
    The acronym FIATA stands for the Fédération Internationale des Associations de Transitaires et Assimiliés (International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations). This international federation of freight forwarders represents the interests of the industry globally. As an umbrella(...) - Read More
  • FOB
    The expression Free On Board has arisen mainly for maritime transport and it establishes that the seller must bear all transport expenses until the port of shipment, including possible costs for setting the goods on board of the ship, as well as the costs for obtaining licences and(...) - Read More
  • FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS
    Free trade agreements are international treaties concluded between two parties (individual countries or transnational groupings) in order to safeguard free trade. Free trade agreements are designed to improve business links with important partners around the world. They aim to eliminate or(...) - Read More
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  • GATS
    General Agreement on Trade in Services The GATS is a contract of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) regulating trade in services. Together with the General Agreement on Trades and Tariffs (GATT 94) and the Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), the GATS(...) - Read More
  • GATT
    General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade of the WTO - Read More
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  • MERCOSUR
    Mercosur is the abbreviated name for the common market in South America. The member countries are Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Venezuela. The following countries are associated members: Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Columbia, Ecuador. - Read More
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  • PAN-EUROPEAN CUMULATION
    The Pan-European Cumulation System is not dissimilar to the Swiss-EU Free Trade Agreement. It was established to create an extended European free trade system. With the adoption of the Pan-European Cumulation System, the system that already operated between the EC and EFTA states for trade(...) - Read More
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  • TEMPORARY IMPORTATION
    The customs temporary admission procedure applies to goods that are not imported definitely but are used only temporarily and are then re-exported without having been changed. In most cases, there are no definitive import duties for temporary imports because they are only due for foreign goods(...) - Read More
  • TIR CARNET
    The TIR (“Transports Internationaux Routiers”) customs convention is designed to facilitate the international transport of goods by road. It uses the TIR carnet, a standardised international customs document, to regulate the transport of goods. Thanks to the TIR carnet, goods can be(...) - Read More
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  • Value added tax (VAT) in Switzerland
    Value added tax (VAT) is a general consumer tax. It is applied to all stages of production and distribution as well as to the import of goods. It is also charged on the services provided by the domestic services sector and must be paid by those obtaining services from companies based abroad.(...) - Read More

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