Difference between CIP and CFR in shipping terms


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How to differentiate CFR with CIP?


Difference between CIP and CFR in shipping terms copyWhat are the difference between CIP and CFR?


As per Inco terms of shipping, CIP means Carriage and Insurance Paid (named destination mentioned). CFR means, Cost and Freight (up to the destination mentioned).


The detailed articles on CFR and CIP with simple language have been mentioned in this web blog separately. I suggest you to read these articles on CFR and CIP, so as to enable you to have a clear idea on these shipping terms.


The major difference between CFR and CIP is that the shipping term CIP is used in all modes of transport, where as CFR terms of shipping is used only for sea and inland water transport.


What is CIP? What are the responsibilities of buyer and seller under CIP terms? How does CFR term work? What are the obligations of buyer and seller under CFR terms of shipping.


For your immediate reference, I give below web links on CIP and CFR separately below.




Explained CIP terms of shipping in simple language


What is CFR term in Shipping?



Detailed articles about Inco Terms of Delivery under export and import of International business  have been mentioned in  separate category – INCO TERMS – in this web site.  You can click here to read.


The above articles easily explain about CFR and CIP.


I hope, you have satisfied with the difference between CIP and CFR explained easily. Do you have different thought on difference between CFR and CIP?


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