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Dictionary of International Trade, 10th Edition

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Pub. Date: December 2012
Pages: 792
Format: Softcover
SKU: 978-1-61840-875-4

Handbook of the Global Trade Community The industry standard! Every business has its own language, lexicon, and lingo, and international trade is no exception. Consider: ad valorem, C-TPAT, most favored nation, FAST, antidumping, NAFTA, countertrade, FOB, ocean bill of lading, letter of credit, FTZ, Harmonized Tariff Schedule, IMF, and chaebol. International trade is a business where “I think I know” isn’t good enough. What you don’t know can really hurt you.

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Dictionary of International Trade, 11th Edition

Handbook of the Global Trade Community

The industry standard! Every business has its own language, lexicon, and lingo, and international trade is no exception. Consider: ad valorem, C-TPAT, most favored nation, FAST, antidumping, NAFTA, countertrade, FOB, ocean bill of lading, letter of credit, FTZ, Harmonized Tariff Schedule, IMF, and chaebol. International trade is a business where “I think I know” isn’t good enough. What you don’t know can really hurt you.

The World Trade Press Dictionary of International Trade is the most respected and largest-selling dictionary of trade in the world. It is in use in more than 100 countries by importers, exporters, bankers, shippers, logistics professionals, attorneys, economists, and government officials.

New Features

The Dictionary of International Trade has undergone a major update and expansion. With many pages of additional content, the book is now one-third dictionary and two-thirds encyclopedia. In addition to the revised A to Z section, there are 26 important appendices.

Important features include:

  • Security Section covering C-TPAT, FAST, PAPS, PARS, 24-Hour Rule and more.
  • Guide to Outsourcing
  • Illustrated Guide to Ocean Freight Containers (revised in 10th Ed.)
  • Illustrated Guide to Air Freight Containers (revised in 10th Ed.)
  • Illustrated Guide to Truck Trailers (revised in 10th Ed.)
  • Illustrated Guide to Railcars (revised in 10th Ed.)
  • Supply Chain Security section (revised in 10th Ed.)
  • NEW in 10th Edition: International Contracts
  • NEW in 10th Edition: 300 New Glossary Terms
  • NEW in 10th Edition: 450 New Acronyms
  • NEW in 9th Edition: WTP Illustrated Guide to Incoterms 2010
  • NEW in 8th Edition: 24 page Guide to Cargo Insurance
  • NEW in 8th Edition: International Standards Organizations listing

About the Author

Edward G. Hinkelman is an international economist with more than 32 years’ experience as an importer and exporter. He is the author of four books on international trade, including Importers Manual USA, International Payments, and International Trade Documentation. Mr. Hinkelman is the founder of World Trade Press and currently serves as its CEO. Over the course of his long involvement in international trade, he has been a guest lecturer at Tufts University, the University of Michigan, the University of California Berkeley, and the University of San Francisco.

Dictionary of International Trade: Contributors The World Bank, Swiss Bank Corporation, U.S. Department of Commerce, Hapag-Lloyd (America), SeaLand Shipping, Export Today, Air Transport Association of America (ATA), International Air Transport Association (IATA), Business America, CIGNA, and Distribution Magazine.