Export / Imports
In international trade, "exports" refers to selling goods and services produced in the home country to other markets. The term export means shipping the goods and services out of the port of a country. The seller of such goods and services is referred to as an "exporter" and is based in the country of export whereas the overseas based buyer is referred to as an "importer".
Export of commercial quantities of goods normally requires involvement of the customs authorities in both the country of export and the country of import.
Imports" consist of transactions in goods and services to a resident from non-residents.