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CIF

Incoterm, generally meaning the seller has to pay the cost of delivering the goods to the port of delivery including insurance to the port and loading/unloading. Subsequently, risk of loss, transport, and storage (e.g., demurrage) is the liability of the buyer. The term should only be used for sea and inland waterways—but is often also misused in reference to airports.

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