International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) publications are essential resources for anyone doing business across borders or around the world. These publications will assist you in dealing with often confusing terms, acronyms, procedures, rules and regulations that play a role in all international transactions today.
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce—as ICC Canada, Canada’s national committee of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the exclusive point of sale in Canada for ICC publications—makes ICC publications available to Canadians through the ICC Bookstore.
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The Canadian Chamber of Commerce—as ICC Canada, Canada’s national committee for the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) — is preparing for the launch of Incoterms® 2020. This new edition of the Incoterms® rules will become available in September 2019 and will take effect as of January 1, 2020. The new rules will reflect the changing economic landscape since the release of Incoterms® 2010 and will provide specific guidance to individuals participating in the import and export of goods.
What Are Incoterms® Rules?
ICC’s Incoterms® rules are the world’s essential terms of trade for the trade of goods. Whether you are filing a purchase order, packaging and labelling a shipment for freight transport or preparing a certificate of origin at a port, the Incoterms® rules are there to guide you on the costs, risks and obligations for your business.
For more information about Incoterms®, please visit the ICC’s Incoterms® Rules page.
To help Canadian businesses get up to speed on the Incoterms® 2020 changes and what they mean, the Canadian Chamber and the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) are working with local chambers of commerce, world trade centres, economic development agencies and other associations to deliver in-person training across Canada.
The Incoterms® 2020 course offered by the Canadian Chamber and FITT will be the only in-class training in Canada that is done by trainers who are officially recognized by the International Chamber of Commerce.
The locations and dates for Incoterms® 2020 training will be announced soon, so please check this page periodically for more information and updates.
Purchasing Incoterms® 2020
Incoterms® 2020 products, such as print and digital copies of the publication and printed copies of the pocket guide and the wallchart, will be available for purchase through the ICC website in September 2019.