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Import Export Vocabulary

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Here you will find some common Mandarin Chinese vocabulary related to importing and exporting goods. Click on the links to hear the audio files.

Bill Of Lading
tí huò dān
提貨單
提货单

Air Freight
kōngyùn fèi
空運費
空运费

Cargo
huò yùn
貨運
货运

Certificate Of Origin
yuán chǎndì zhèngmíngshū
原產地證明書
原产地证明书

CIF (Cost, Insurance & Freight)
bǎoxiǎn fèi yùnfèi zàinèi jie
保險費運費在內價
保险费运费在内价

Container
huò guì
貨櫃
货柜

Customs
hǎi guān
海關
海关

Declare
shēnbào
申報
申报

F.A.S. (Free Alongside Ship)
chuán biān jiāo huò jie
船邊交貨價
船边交货价

F.O.B.
chuánshàng jiāo huò jie
船上交貨價
船上交货价

Freight
huòwù
貨物
货物

Insurance
bǎoxiǎn
保險
保险

Irrevocable
bù kě chèxiāo
不可撤銷
不可撤销

Letter Of Credit
xìnyòng zhuàng
信用狀
信用状

Merchandise
shāngpǐn
商品

Merchandise (alternate translation)
chǎnpǐn
產品
产品

Merchandise (alternate translation)
huòwù
貨物
货物

Packing List
bāozhuāng qīngdān
包裝清單
包装清单

Pro Forma Invoice
xíngshì fāpiào
形式發票
形式发票

Quay
mǎtóu
碼頭
码头

Ship (verb)
chuán yùn
船運
船运

Shipping Agent
yùn huò dàilǐ shāng
運貨代理商
运货代理商

Waybill
tí dān
提單
提单

Import Export – Business Mandarin Example Sentences

Try practicing your new vocabulary in full sentences. Here are a few to get you started:

Zhègè bāoguǒ cóng shǒuěr dào dōngjīng de kōngyùn fèi shì měi jīn liùbǎi yuán.
It will cost $600 to send this package from Seoul to Tokyo.
這個包裹從首爾到東京的空運費是美金六百元。
这个包裹从首尔到东京的空运费是美金六百元。

Zhè pī huò bìxū zài zǎoshang qīdiǎn sòng dá mǎtóu.
These goods must arrive at the quai at 7:00 in the morning.
這批貨必須在早上七點送達碼頭。
这批货必须在早上七点送达码头。
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