The Single Trade Window (STW) is a technology concept proposed within the 2025 UK Border Strategy, published by the Cabinet Office in 2020. It builds upon the recommendation and guidelines proposed by the United Nations Centre for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT).
With so many of our daily goods coming from abroad, Incoterms play a much more significant role in our lives than most of us realise. To help clarify the subject, Trade Finance Global (TFG) spoke with Holly Jade O’Leary, co-founder and director of Alinea Customs.
Business-to-business (B2B) transport and delivery practices are governed by Incoterms®, published by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). A typical contract for export/import is based on the Incoterms® rules and the contracts that surround it.
Incoterms® are the international terms which determine business-to-business practice in the transport and delivery of goods published by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). They set out the important fundamentals of the Incoterms® rules, and the contracts surrounding a typical contract of sale for export/import.