What’s CIF? CIF stands for Cost, Insurance, and Freight. And it usually followed by the name of the destination port / import port specified after. It refers to the conditions under which freight and insurance are prepaid by the exporter. In CIF terms, exporter pay the ocean freight and insurance to the destination port. The insurance required by CIF for sellers (exporters) are defined as the ICC’s tax payment amount (C), which is the minimum coverage. If the buyer (importer) is seeking a wider coverage of insurance terms, they need to be agreed in the contract. Characteristics of CIF ・ In terms of the cost and risk of the shipment, […]