learn Chinese online – [For beginners] Commonly Used Foreign Trade Terminology-2

QTY QUANTITY
QTD QUOTED
QL/TY QUALITY
QR QUARTER
QSTN QUESTION
QT QUART
QUE QUOTE
QUOTN QUOTATION
R ARE
RCNT RECENT
RCVD;REC’D RECEIVED
RECPT RECEIPT
REF REFERENCE
RELATNS RELATIONS
REP REPRESENTATIVE
REQRMTS REQUIREMENTS
RGD REGISTERED
RGDS REGARDS
RGRT REGRET
R.I. RE-INSURANCE
REM REAM
RGDG REGARDING
RM REMITTANCE
R.O. REMITTANCE ORDER
RPT REPEAT
RQR REQUIRE
R.S.V.P. REPONDEZ S’IL VOUS PLAIT
R.Y.T. REPLYING TO YOUR TELEGRAM
S SHILLING
S IS
$   USD DOLLAR
SB SOMEBODY
S.C. SEE COPY
SCHDL SCHEDULE
S/D SIGHT DRAFT
SDY SUNDRIES
SE SECURITIES
SEC SECRETARY
SEPT SEPTEMBER
SGD SIGNED
SHDB SHOULD BE
SHLB SHALL BE
SHIPG SHIPPING
SHIPT SHIPMENT
SHIPD SHIPPED
SYST SYSTEM
S/N SHIPPING NOTE
SOC SOCIETY
S.O.S. SAVE OUR SHIP
SPEC SPECIFICATION
SQ SQUARE
SS;S.S. STEAMSHIP
ST STREET
S.T. SHORT TON
STG STERLING
STAND STANDARD
STANDG STANDING
STH SOMETHING
STL STILL
STOR STORAGE
STR STEAMER
SUBJ SUBJECT
SUN SUNDAY
SZS SIZE
T TON
T.A. TELEGRAPHIC ADDRESS
TDY TODAY
TEL NR TELEPHONE NUMBER
TK TAKE
TKS THANKS
T.L. TOTAL LOSS
THFR THEREFORE
THUR THURSDAY
THRU THROUGH
T.M.O. TELEGRAPHIC MONEY ORDER
TOB TO BE
TOM TOMORROW
TONN TONNAGE
T.P.N.D. THEFT,PILFERAGE & NON-DELIVERY
T/R TRUST RECEIPT
TRVL TRAVEL
T/T TELEGRAPHIC TRANSFER
U YOU
ULT ULTIMO
UR;YR YOUR
URGG URGING
UGT URGENT
V WE
VIA BY WAY OF
VIZ VADE LICET,NAMELY
V’L WE’LL
VOL. VOLUME
VOY VOYAGE
V.P. VICE PRESIDENT
VR OUR
V.V. VICE VERSA
W WITH
W.A. WITH AVERAGE
WDTH WIDTH
WHF WHARF
WK WEEK
WL WILL
WLB WILL BE
W.R. WAR RISK
WT WEIGHT
W/OUT WITHOUT
WUD WOULD
W/W WAREHOUSE TO WAREHOUSE
WZ WITH
X MAS CHRISTMAS
X.P. EXPRES PAYE = EXTRA MESSAGE PAID
YD YARD
YR YEAR,YOUR
? STERLING,STG
$ DOLLAR,USD
# NUMBER,NO.,NR.
& AND,N
@ AT
= IS EQUAL TO,EQUALS
+ PLUS
– MINUS
G.S.W. GROSS SHIPPING WEIGHT
G.T. GROSS TON
GV GIVE
HHD HOGSHEAD
HK HANK;HONG KONG
H.M. HECTOMETRE
H.O. HEAD OFFICE
HON HONORABLE
HRS HOURS
HS. HAS
HT HEIGHT
HUND HUNDRED
HV HAVE
HVB HAVE BEEN
I/C INWARD COLLECTION
ID IDEM = THE SAME
I.E. IDEST = THAT IT
IMP IMPORT
IMPTNT IMPORTANT
IN INCH
INC INCORPORATED
INFM INFORM
INFO;INFMTN INFORMATION
INQ INQUIRE
INSP INSPECTION
INST INSTANT
INSTRCTN INSTRUCTION
INSUR INSURANGE
INT INTEREST
INT’L INTERNATIONAL
INTRSED INTERESTED
INV INVOICE
INVT INVENTORY
IOT IN ORDER TO
I.O.U I OWE YOU
I/P INSURANCE POLICY
I/R INWARD REMITTANCE
ISS ISSUE
IT ITEM
I.T.O. INTERNATIONAL TRADE ORGANIZATION
J.A. JOINT ACCOUNT
JAN JANUARY
JT JOINT
KG KILOGRAMME
KILO KILOMETRE
LB POUND
L/A LETTER OF authorization
LB POUND
L/C LETTER OF CREDIT
L.D.TEL. LONG-DISTANCE TELEPHONE
L/G LETTER OF GUARANTEE
LT LETTER
L.T. LONG TON
LTD;LD LIMITED
L/U LETTER OF UNDERTAKING
M METRE/MILE
M/A;M.ACCT. MYACCOUNT
MAR MARCH
MAX MAXIMUM
M/D MONTHS AFTER DATE
MDME MADAME
MEMO MEMORANDUM
MESSRE MESSIEURS
MFD. MANUFACTURED
MFR. MANUFACTURER
M.I. MARINE INSURANCE
MIN MINIMUM
MK MARK
MKT MARKET
M.M. MERCHANT MARINE
M.O. MONEY ORDER, MAIL ORDER
MON MONDAY
MR MISTER
MRS MISTRESS
M.S. MOTORSHIP
M/S MONTHS AFTER SIGHT
MSG MESSAGE
M/T MAIL TRANSFER
M.T. METRIC TON
MTG MORTGAGE
MTR MATTER
MUSTB MUST BE
M.V. MOTOR-VESSEL
N AND
NAV NAVIGATION
N.B. NOTA BENE(N.B.) = TAKE NOTICE
N.C. NET CAPITAL
NEGO NEGOTIATE
NET P NET PROCEEDS
NIL NOTHING
NO NUMBER
NOV NOVEMBER
N/P NO PAYMENT
NR NUMBER
N.WT NET WEIGHT
NXT NEXT
PCT PER CENT
OBLD OBLIGED
OBJ OBJECT
O/C OUTWARD COLLECTION
OC OUR CABLE
OCT OCTOBER
OD OVERDRAFT
ODR ORDER
OFR OFFER
O.K. ALL CORRECT
ON A/C ON ACCOUNT
O.P. OPEN POLICY
OPTN OPTION
O/R OUTWARD REMITTANCE
OT,OTLX OUR TELEGRAM, OUR TELEX
P PAGE
P/A PROCUREMENT AUTHORIZATION
PAYT PAYMENT
PAT PATENT
PC PIECE
PCL PARCEL
P.C. PER CENTUM
PD PAID
PER ANN PER ANNUM = BY THE YEAR
P.I. PROFORMA INVOICE
P.& I. PRODUCTION AND INDEMNITY
PKG PACKAGE
P.& L PROFIT AND LOSS
PLS PLEASE
PLSD PLEASED
PLSUR PLEASURE
P.M. POST MERIDIEM = AFTERNOON
P.M.O. POSTAL MONEY ORDER
P/O PAYMENT ORDER
P.N. PROMISSORY NOTE
P.O. POST OFFICE,POSTAL ORDER
P.O. PURCHASE ORDER
P.O.B. POST OFFICE BOX
P.O.C. PORT OF CALL
P.O.D. PAY ON DELIVERY
P.O.R. PAYABLE ON RECEIPT
PP PAGES
PPD PREPAID
PR PAIR, PRICE
PRBLM PROBLEM
PRC PRICE
PRDCTN PRODUCTION
PREF PREFERRED
PREM PREMIUM
PRES PRESIDENT
PREV PREVIOUS
PROB PROBABLY
PRDCT PRODUCT
PROMOTG PROMOTING
PRX PRICE
P.S. POST SCRIPT
PSTN POSITION
PTN PATTERN
P.T.O. PLEASE TURN OVER
PURCHS PURCHASE
PYMT PAYMENT
CL CLASS;CLAUSE;CLERK
CM CENTIMETRE
CMDTY COMMODITY
C.N.;C/N CREDIT NOTE
CNCL CANCEL
CNCLSN CONCLUSION
CNSDRTN CONSIDERATION
CNT CONTRACT
C.O. CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN
C/O CASH ORDER;CARE OF
CO;COY COMPANY
C.O.D. CASH ON DELIVERY
COLLR COLLECTOR
COM,COMM,COMMN COMMISSION
CON.INV. CONSULAR INVOICE
CONSGT,CONS’T CONSIGNMENT
CONT,CONTR CONTRACT
CONTG CONTAINING,CONTINUING
CORP CORPORATION
COOP COOPERATION
C/P;C.PY. CHARTER PARTY
C.P.A CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT
CRT CORRECT
CR;CRED CREDIT
CSTMRS CUSTOMERS
CTGE CARTAGE
CUB CUBIC
CUD COULD
CURR;CUR;CURT CURRENT
CURR ACCT CURRENT ACCOUNT
C.W.O. CASH WITH ORDER
CY CURRENCY
D ROMAN500
D/A DOCUMENTS AGAINST ACCEPTANCE
D.A. DEBIT ADVICE
D/A DAYS AFTER ACCEPTANCE
DBLE DOUBLE
DBT DEBT,DEBIT
D/D D.D. DEMAND DRAFT
DE.;DEF DEFERRED
DEB DEBENTURE
DEBT DEBTOR
DEC DECEMBER
DECSN DECISION
DESCV DECISIVE
DEG DEGREE
DELY DELIVERY
DEM DEMURRAGE
DEP DEPOSIT,DEPUTY
DEPT;DPT DEPARTMENT
DEVELOPG DEVELOPING
D.F;D.FRT DEAD FREIGHT
DIS THIS
DISAPNTD DISAPPOINTED
DRT DRAFT
DIA DIAMETER
DIFF DIFFERENCE
DIR DIRECTOR
DIS;DISC;DISCT DISCOUNT
DIST DISTRICT
DIV DIVIDEND
D.K;DK DOCK
DLS DOLIARS
DLT DAY LETTER TELEGRAM
DM DECIMETRE
D/N DEBIT NOTE
D/O;D.O. DELIVERY ORDER
DO;DTO DITTO = THE SAME
DOC DOCUMENT
DOZ,DZ DOZEN
D/P DOCUMENTS AGAINST PAYMENT
DPTH DEPTH
DIS D.S.DYS ST DAYS AFTER SIGHT
DS;D’S DAYS
D.S.T. DAYLIGHTSAVING TIME
DTL DETAIL
DUP;DUPL DUPLICATE
DURG DURING
D.W. DEAD WEIGHT
EA EACH
EC ERROR CORRECTION
E.C.M. CUROPEAN COMMON MARKET
ECOM ECONOMY
EDIT;ED EDITION
E.G.EX.G. EXEMPLI GRATIA = FOR EXAMPLE
ELEC ELECTRICITY
E.M.F. ELECTRO-MOTIVE
ENC;ENCL ENCLOSURE
ENG ENGLAND,ENGLISH
ENTD ENTERED
E.& O.E. ERRORS AND OMISSIONS EXCEPTED
EQ EQUAL,EQUIVALENT
ESQ;ESQRE ESQUIRE
ET,AL. ET ALII = AND OTHERS
E.T.A. ESTIMATED TIME OF ARRIVAL
ETC. ET CETERA = AND SO FORTH
E.T.D. ESTIMATED TIME OF DEPARTURE
EUR EUROPE
EV EVERY
EXCEPTN EXCEPTION
EXCY EXCELLENCY
EXD EXAMINED
EX DIV EX DIVIDEND
EXP EXPORT,EXPRESS,EXPENSES
EXS EXPENSES
EXT EXTRA
F FAHRENHEIT
F/A/A;F.A.A. FREE FROM ALL AVERAGE
F.A.Q. FAIR AVERAGE QUALITY
F.A.S. FREE ALONGSIDE SHIP
F.B. FREIGHT BILL
FR FRANC
F.& D FREIGHT AND DEMURRAGE
F.E. FOR EXAMPLE
FEB FEBRUARY
F.G.A. FREE FORM GENERAL AVERAGE
F.I. FOR INSTANCE
FIG FIGURE
FIN STAT FINANCIAL STATEMENT
FIN STNDG FINANCIAL STANDING
FIN.YR. FINANCIAL YEAR
F.I.T. FREE OF INCOME TAX
FLWS;FLW FOLLOWS,FOLLOW
FM FROM
F/O IN FAVOR OF
F.O.B FREE ON BOARD
F.O.C. FREE ON CHARGE
F.O.I. FREE OF INTEREST
F.O.R. FREE ON RAIL
F.O.T. FREE ON TRUCK
FO.VO FILIO VERSO = TURN THE PAGE
F/P FIRE POLICY
F.P.A. FREE FROM PARTICULAR AVERAGE
FR FOR
FRI FRIDAY
FRNDLY FREINDLY
FRT FREIGHT
FRT.PPD. FREIGHT PREPAID
FT FOOT,FEET
FT.IN. FEET AND INCHES
FWD FORWARO
F.X. FOREIGN EXCHANGE
G.A. G/A GENERAL AVERAGE
GAL;GALL GALLON
GAS GASOLINE
GD GOOD
GDS GOODS
G/N GUARANTEE OF NOTES
GM;GRM GRAMME,GRAM
GR GROSS
GR.WT. GROSS WEIGHT
A.AR.;AAR AGAINST ALL RISKS
ABV ABOVE
ABT ABOUT
ABBR ABBREVIATION
ABS,STA ABSTRACT,STATEMENT
AC ACRE
ACCT ACCOUNT;ACCOUNTANT
A/C;ACCT CURT ACCOUNT CURRENT
ACC ACCEPTANCE;ACCEPTED
ACDG;ACDGLY ACCORDING;ACCORDINGLY
ACPTBLE ACCEPTABLE
ACKGT;ACKMT ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
ACPTC ACCEPTANCE
ADJ ADJUST
ADV ADVISE
AD.;ADVT ADVERTISEMENT
A.D. ANNO DOMINI=SINCE THE BIRTH OF CHRIST
A/D AFTER DATE
AD VAL ACCORDING TO THE VALUE
ADMR ADMINISTRATOR
A.F.B. AIR FREIGHT BILL
AFFT AFFIDAVIT
AFT AFTER
AFTN AFTERNOON
AGT AGENT
ALTHO ALTHOUGH
ALWD ALLOWED
AMB AMBASSADOR
AMER;AMERN AMERICAN
A.M. ANTE MERIDIEM;BEFORE NOON
AMP AMPERE
AMT AMOUNT
ANS ANSWER;ANSWERED
A/O;ACC/O ACCOUNT OF
A/OR AND/OR
A/P AUTHORITY TO PURCHASE
A.P. ACCOUNT PAYABLE
APP APPENDIX
APPROX APPROXIMATELY
APL;APR APRIL
A.R.;A/R ALL RISKS;ACCOUNT RECEIVABLE
ARGE ARRANGE
ARR ARRIVAL
ARVD ARRIVED
ARRNG ARRANGE
ARRT ARRANGEMENT
ART ARTICALE
ASAP AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
A/S;ACC/S ACCOUNT SALES
A/S AFTER SIGHT
ASSIMT ASSIGNMENT
ASST ASSISTANT
ASST ASSISTANCE
ASSTD ASSISTED
@ AT,TO,FROM
ATT;ATTN;ATT’N ATTENTION
ATTY ATTORNEY
AUCT AUCTION
AUG AUGUST
AVE AVENUE
AVLBL AVAILABLE
A.W. ALL WOOL
A/W ACTUAL WEIGHT
AWTG AWAITING
BAL BALANCE
BANKY BANKRUPTCY
BAR BARREL
BRARGN BARGAIN
B.B BACK-TO-BACK ACCOUNT
B/B BILL BROUGHT
b.b BEARER BOND
B.C BEFORE CHRIST,BILL FOR COLLECTION
BCOZ BECAUSE
B.D.;b.d. BILL DISCOUNTED,BANK DRAFT
b/d. BROUGHT DOWN
BDL BUNDLE
BDTH BREADTH
B/E;B.EX BILL OF EXCHANGE
BEG BEING
B/F BROUGHT FORWARD
BF(R) BEFORE
BG BAG
BIZ BUSINESS
BK BANK;BOOK
BKG BANKING
BKT VASKET
BKR BANKER
BL BALE
BLDG BUILDING
B/L BILL OF LADING
B/N;B,N. BANK NOTE
B.O. BUYER’S OPTION,BRANCH OFFICE
B/O BROUGHT OVER
BOT;BOTT BOTTLE
B.P.;B/P BILL PURCHASED
BR BRAND
B,BRIT BRITISH,BRITAIN
B RGDS BEST REGARDS
BRKGE BROKERAGE
B.S.;B/S BALANCE SHEET
B/S BAGS,BALES
BTN BETWEEN
bu.BUSH BSH BUSHEL
C CENTIGRADE
C CENT
CAPTND CAPTIONED
C/S CA;CAS;CS CASES
C.A.C. CREDIT ADVICE
C.A.D. CASH AGAINST DOCUMENTS
C.A.F. COST AND FREIGHT
CAP CAPTITAL
CAPT;CPT CAPTAIN
CAR CARAT
CARR.PD CARRIAGE PAID
CASH CASHIER
CAT CATALOGUE
C.B. CASH BOOK
C/B CLEAN BILL
CB.FT.CBFT;CFT CUBIC FEET
C.B.D. CASH BEFORE DELIVERY
cu.cm. CUBIC CENTIMETRE
C.C CARBON COPY
CENT. CENT,CENTRUM
CERT.;CERTIF CERTIFICATE;CERTIFIED
CF.;CFR. CONFER
C.F.&C. COST,FREIGHT AND COMMISSION
C.F.&I. COST,FREIGHT AND INSURANCE
CFM CONFIRM
CG CENTIGRAMME
C.H. CLEARING HOUSE
CHEQ CHEQUE
CHGES CHARGES
CHT CHEST
C.I. CERTIFICATE OF INSURANCE
C&I COST AND INSURANCE
CIF COST,INSURANCE,FREIGHT
C.I.F.&C COST,INSURANCE,FREIGHT & COMMISSION
C.I.F.C.&I. COST,INSURANCE,FREIGHT,COMMISSON & INTEREST
C.I.F.&E COST,INSURANCE,FREIGHT & EXCHANGE

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