Most commonly used Incoterms

The obligations of the buyer / seller in case of using differents incoterms are given in the table below :


Export customs Loading Transportation contract Insurance obligation Unloading Import customs
EXW buyer buyer buyer buyer buyer
FCA buyer seller / buyer * buyer buyer buyer
FOB seller seller buyer buyer buyer
CIF seller seller seller seller buyer** buyer
DDU seller seller seller buyer buyer
DDP seller seller seller buyer seller

*  If shipping is outside the sellers territory
** If unloading is allready in the transportation contract