Documentation in International Trade


The main objectives of this Learning Unit are to learn about different types of documents used in international trade, which documents are usually required by customs, the requirements for various documents and how to fill in these documents correctly.

Learning Unit Summary

Most international trade transactions require certain transport documents, administrative documents, commercial documents and insurance documents. There are a great variety of documents that may need to be produced to complete export/import transactions; some estimates indicate over 200 different documents are used in international trade.

However, in most export transactions, only a few certain documents are used (invoice, packing list and transport document.

Course Contents

    • Introduction
    • Documents of Origin
    • Commercial Documents
    • Administrative Documents
    • Other Documents

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