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This Practice Note comprises the guidance note to the FCA Free carrier Incoterm in the Incoterms® 2020 rules, produced here with the permission of ICC Publishing SA. Incoterms® 2020 rules and other ICC publications are available from ICC Publishing SA, 38 Cours Albert 1er, 75008 Paris, France and from ICC United Kingdom, 12 Grosvenor Place, London, SW1X 7HH, UK, and www.iccbooks.com.
Incoterms® 2020 rules came into force on 1 January 2020, and updated the Incoterms® 2010 rules to reflect changes to the market over the last decade. For the FCA Incoterm valid up until that date, see Practice Note: Incoterms® 2010 Rules—FCA Free Carrier.
FCA (insert named place of delivery) Incoterms® 2020
‘Free Carrier (named place)’ means that the seller delivers the goods to the buyer in one or other of two ways:
First, when the named place is the seller’s premises, the goods are delivered
when they are loaded on the means of transport arranged by the buyer
Second, when the named place is another place, the goods are delivered
when, having been loaded on the seller’s means of transport,
they reach the named other place and
are ready for unloading from that seller’s means of transport and
at the disposal of the carrier or of another person nominated by the buyer.
Whichever of the two is chosen as the place
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