CPT INCOTERM (Carriage Paid To)

Using CPT incoterm

CPT or “Carriage Paid To” states that the seller is responsible for bringing the goods to destination and payment of the cost of international freight. Unlike other Incoterms the transfer of risk is made at the time that the goods have been loaded on board the means of transport.

The CPT Incoterm is versatile as it can be used irrespective of the mode of transport.

Seller’s obligations under CPT

  • Delivery of goods and documents required
  • Packaging and wrapping
  • Inland transport in the country of origin
  • Customs at origin
  • Exit charge
  • International freight

Buyer’s obligations under CPT

  • Payment of the goods
  • Arrival expenditures
  • Customs on arrival
  • Inland transport at the destination country
  • Payment of fees

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