«Free Carrier» means that the seller delivers the goods, to the carrier nominated by the buyer at the named place.

Characteristics of the delivery type: In this type of delivery, seller completes the customs clearances regarding the goods and finishes its delivery works at the moment it makes the transfer to the first carrier on the specified date and in the specified place. As of this moment, all the expenses and risk regarding the goods pass to the buyer. Freight fee is paid by the buyer like the all other expenses.

Seller`s Obligations: FCA rule requires, seller`s customs clearance, as applicable, on the goods for export. On condition that all expenses and damage shall be borne by itself, receives the required consents, it arranges the required documents for the export of the goods, and carries out the customs clearances. Seller does not have an obligation against buyer for entering into a transport agreement and insurance agreement. In the event that the buyer so-demands, on condition that all the expenses and risks shall be borne by the buyer, it makes an agreement with the transport agency. Delivers the goods to the carrier or to the specified date and place under the supervision of the transport agency. If there is no particular clearly agreed spot at the delivery place, and if there are few suitable spots, seller might select the most suitable one for its objective among these spots. Seller must borne all the respective expenses and risks until the time of the delivery. Seller must pay the respective expenses of the control processes required for the delivery of the goods (quality control, measurement, weighing, count etc.) and the preloading examination expenses imposed by the export country. Seller, on condition that all the expense, provides the delivery evidence demonstrating the delivery of the goods to the buyer.

Buyer`s Obligations: Pays the value of the goods in compliance with the agreement terms and conditions. Receives its goods in the specified date and place. From this moment on, all kinds respective risk and expenses are in the responsibility of the buyer. It is obliged to receive the documents and consents regarding import and to pay the customs tax and expenses. It pays the fee of the freight by entering into an agreement with the transport agency. Buyer must pay all kinds of mandatory preloading costs of inspections, excluding the examination expenses stipulated by the export country, prior to the loading.