The Incoterm FOB in brief: The reason is that FOB is the incoterm that allows to maintain more control on the maritime transport in an import, without having to assume all the responsibilities of the shipment. Responsibilities of the buyer under FOB conditions: To pay the merchandise, the shipping, the insurance, the arrival expenses, the customs clearance at destination, the land transport from the port to the warehouse in the country of destination and pay the tariffs and Taxes. Seller's responsibilities under FOB conditions: deliver the merchandise according to the conditions agreed with the buyer, provide the necessary certificates in origin, manage the ground transportation in China from the warehouse to the port chosen by the Buyer, manage and pay the expenses of the customs clearance in China and assume the port costs of departure. Basically, the importer who buys under FOB conditions has the responsibility to pay, contract and manage international shipping. But this is not a bad thing, because as we said, the one who pays controls. In fact, paying and controlling the shipping of an import from China practically only offers advantages ¿Notan algun error en la traducción o algo mal escrito?