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Delivered Duty Unpaid (DDU)

DDU means that the buyer is the responsible party for the import duties, whilst the sender needs to ensure the goods arrive safely to the destination.


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What is the meaning of Delivered Duty Unpaid (DDU)?

It is important to remember that when there is DDU, the buyer always needs to cover the fees when the import arrives. This is usually determined in the transportation contract. The term can be used interchangeably with Delivered-at-Place (DAP).


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