DAT

Group: 
D – Arrival
Term: 
DAT
Description: 
Delivered At Terminal (... named terminal of destination)
Transport: 
Any Mode(s) of Transport

New Term - May be used for all transport modes
Seller delivers when the goods, once unloaded from the arriving means of transport, are placed at the disposal of the buyer at a named terminal at the named port or place of destination. "Terminal" includes quay, warehouse, container yard or road, rail or air terminal. Both parties should agree the terminal and if possible a point within the terminal at which point the risks will transfer from the seller to the buyer of the goods. If it is intended that the seller is to bear all the costs and responsibilities from the terminal to another point, DAP or DDP may apply.

Responsibilities

Seller is responsible for the costs and risks to bring the goods to the point specified in the contract
Seller should ensure that their forwarding contract mirrors the contract of sale
Seller is responsible for the export clearance procedures
Importer is responsible to clear the goods for import, arrange import customs formalities, and pay import duty
If the parties intend the seller to bear the risks and costs of taking the goods from the terminal to another place then the DAP term may apply

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