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What are the export processes of pistachio?
Market Expert in Philippines

Here are some export processes information to help you export the pistachios:


  • Foreign exports include quotation, order, payment method, stocking, packaging, customs, shipping, insurance, bill of lading, settlement.


  • The quality, specification, packaging requirements, quantity, delivery, material.
  • The more commonly used quotations are FOB-free on board, CNF-cost and freight, CIF-cost, insurance, and freight.


  • Negotiates on the product name, specification, quantity, price, packaging, origin, shipping, payment terms, settlement, etc.

      (Payment terms)

  • L/C: letter of credit, wire transfer (TT) and direct payment method.


  • The quality and specifications of the goods shall be verified in accordance with the requirements of the contract.
  • Quantity of goods: guarantee to meet the requirements of the number of contracts or letters of credit.
  • Stocking time: in accordance with the provisions of the letter of credit, combined with the schedule of the ship, in order to facilitate the connection of cargo.


  • General packaging standards
  • Special packaging standards

      (Customs clearance)

      - Export commodities subject to statutory inspection.

  • Acceptance
  • Sampling
  • Inspection
  • Issuance certificate

      - Others

  • List of boxes is the packing details
  • Invoice
  • Customs declaration letter
  • Export verification form
  • Commodity inspection certificate


  • The entire container
  • Assembling containers
  • A packing list will be given to the customs broker.
  • The container number, Sealing No. will be sealed.
  • The packing list is given to the freight forwarding or shipping company so they can start the bill of landing.

      (Transportation insurance)

  • Have agreed in advance on the transportation insurance when signing the purchase contract.
  • Common insurances include marine cargo transportation insurance, land and air cargo transportation insurance, etc.
  • Among them, the risks covered by the marine transport cargo insurance clause are divided into two categories: basic insurance and additional insurance.

      (Bill of Lading, B/L)

  • The bill of lading is the document used to check the export customs clearance procedures and clearance.


  • When goods are loaded, the company negotiate the settlement of foreign exchange within the validity period.


  • Export License -- Electronically enter an Export Form Certificate number or a USDA-defined exemption code into the Automated Export System (AES)
  • Destination Control Statement
  • The U.S. Principal Party in Interest (USPPI)
  • Certificate of Analysis
  • Phytosanitary Certificate
  • Certificates to the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS)
  • Bill of Lading
  • Packing list
  • Shipment by sea or air cargo, train or truck
  • Packer/warehouse can choose to export or they can sell to wholesalers.


  • Export Declaration: This is a document prepared according to customs regulation and has to be attested by the related export union.
  • Commercial Invoice
  • Packing List
  • Bill of Lading
  • Certificate of Origin
  • A.TR Movement Certificate: This certificate applies to exports between Turkey and the EU only.
  • Supplier's Declaration: It is a document presented together with A.TR Movement Certificate and applies to exports between Turkey and the EU only.
  • EUR-MED Movement Certificate: This certificate is required by member states of Pan Euro-Mediterranean Cumulation.
  • Phytosanitary Certificate
  • Conformity Certificate
  • Health Certificate stating the levels of aflatoxin (especially for exports to European Union countries) 
Apr 7, 2021
Export (Sales)
Apr 7, 2021
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