|| The United Nations Conference on Trade
and Development is a structure established in 1964
to promote world wide development through various
trade proposals. It is a source for technical assistance
for developing countries around the issues of trade
|Uniform Customs And Practice
|| Standardized code of practice issued by the International
Chamber of Commerce in Paris covering Documentary
Credits. (See International Chamber of Commerce)
Standardized rules issued by the International
Chamber of Commerce in Paris covering collections,
Combined Transport Documents, and Contract Guarantees.
||The cost associated with a single unit of product;
it is calculated as the total cost of producing a
product or service divided by the number of units
in the run or lot.
||The most recent (1989-1994) round of trade talks
of the member countries of the General Agreement on
Tariffs and Trade (see GATT).
|Unique Identifier Number (UIN)
|| This inventory method controls merchandise in a
zone by unique numbers and/or letters that identify
merchandise admitted to a zone.
||The general approach for trying to transport goods
in larger units. Pallets and containers are two means
to this end.
|| A Bill of Exchange which allows the drawee a term
or period of credit (this period is also called usance).
The term is usually stated in days (e.g. 30 days)
or months and starts either from the date of the bill
(e.g. 30 days date) or from the date of bill of lading,
or from sight by the drawee (e.g. 30 days sight) which
in practice means from the date of acceptance. An
essential feature of acceptance credits and D/A collections.
Used to describe a bill of lading without clauses
that expressly declare a defective condition of the
goods or the packing.
|| A person or firm using a zone for storage, handling
or processing of merchandise.
|| The United States-South Africa Customs Union free
trade area negotiations began in June 2003 to create
the first US free trade area in Africa. The South
African Customs Union is one of the oldest trading
blocks that originated in 1889 and includes Botswana,
Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, and Swaziland.
|| The United States Trade Representative is a cabinet-level
official of the US government responsible for developing
and coordinating US international trade, commodity,
and direct investment policy, and leading or directing
negotiations with other countries on such matters.