If you feel that the world of Fair Trade has its very own language – don’t fret! We’ll keep you in the know!

With this glossary we’ll guide you through the common technical terms used by FLOCERT, Fairtrade International and the World Fair Trade Organisation (WFTO).

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Cross-border sale (CBS)

The sale of a Licensee’s product outside the country of the licensing National Fairtrade Organisation (NFO), or outside their country of business registration (in the case of non-NFO countries).