FOSFA

The Federation of Oils, Seeds and Fats Associations (FOSFA).
FOSFA is a professional international contract issuing and arbitral body concerned exclusively with the world trade in oilseeds, oils and fats with over 850 members in 75 countries (2009). These members include producers and processors, shippers and dealers, traders, brokers and agents, superintendents, analysts, shipowners, tank storage companies and others, providing services to traders.
FOSFA has an extensive range of standard forms of contracts covering goods shipped either CIF, C&F or FOB, for soybeans, sunflowerseeds, rapeseed, and others, vegetable and marine oils and fats, refined oils and fats, from all origins worldwide, for different methods of transportation and different terms of trade. Internationally, 85% of the global trade in oils and fats is traded under FOSFA contracts.

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FEDERATION OF OILS, SEEDS AND FATS ASSOCIATIONS LIMITED. FOSFA INTERNATIONAL
4th CONTRACT FOR OILSEEDS IN BULK FOB TERMS. Revised and Effective from 1st January. Reference Nos
SELLERS: BUYERS: BROKERS: Date:
Quality:
-Oil content basis 44% tale quale sample, reciprocal allowances 1,5% for each 1% over or under the basis ,fractions in proportion.
-Moisture basis 9% max 10% with penalty 1:1 non reciprocal to be paid from Sellers to Buyers between 9% and 10% fractions in proportions.
-Admixtures basis 2% max 4% with penalty 1:1 non reciprocal to be paid from Sellers to Buyers between 2% and 4% fractions in proportion.
-FFA basis 2% max 3% bonif 2:1 between 2% and 3% fractions in proportion to be paid from Sellers to Buyers.

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FEDERATION OF OILS, SEEDS AND FATS ASSOCIATIONS LIMITED. FOSFA INTERNATIONAL
CONTRACT 4A FOR EUROPEAN OILSEEDS IN BULK. FOB STOWED AND TRIMMED TERMS 4A. Revised and Effective from 1st January.
SELLERS: BUYERS: BROKERS: Date:
An asterisk denotes alternative wording, and should be matter of agreement between the parties.
Sellers have agreed to sell and Buyers have agreed to buy _ say _ tons of 1000 kilos _ in bulk at _ say _ per ton of 1000 kilos
delivered FREE ON BOARD (stowed and trimmed) to be loaded in good condition at _.
Sellers have the option to declare _ as the alternative or additional loading port/s.

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FOSFA CONTRACT 11 FOR OILSEEDS CIF TERMS.
Revised and Effective from 1st September 20_ Reference Nos
SELLERS: BUYERS: BROKERS: Date:
Sellers have agreed to sell and Buyers have agreed to buy . . .  say . . . tons of 1000 kilos In bags/bulk at. . . say. . . per ton of 1000 kilos net delivered weight, cost insurance and freight to . .  as per Bill/s of Lading dated or to be dated during . . . from . . Payment in. . . . for . . % as per Payment Clause.  
If in bags, the seed shall be packed in fibre (excluding synthetic) bags suitable for export. If in bulk, Sellers have the option of shipping up to 15% in bags for stowage purposes. Costs of cutting and emptying to be for Sellers’ account.

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FEDERATION OF OILS, SEEDS AND FATS ASSOCIATIONS LIMITED. FOSFA INTERNATIONAL
CONTRACT 25 FOR SOYABEANS IN BULK CIF TERMS. Revised and Effective from. Reference Nos
SELLERS: BUYERS: BROKERS: Date:
An asterisk denotes alternative wording, and should be matter of agreement between the

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FEDERATION OF OILS, SEEDS AND FATS ASSOCIATIONS LIMITED . FOSFA INTERNATIONAL
CONTRACT 26 FOR EUROPEAN OILSEEDS CIF TERMS. Revised and Effective from 1st September. Reference Nos
SELLERS: BUYERS: BROKERS: Date:

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FEDERATION OF OILS, SEEDS AND FATS ASSOCIATIONS LIMITED. FOSFA INTERNATIONAL
CONTRACT 27 FOR OILSEEDS COLLECTION EX-SILO BY CARS (ROAD AND RAIL). WEIGHT, QUALITY AND CONDITION FINAL AT LOADING
Revised and Effective from 1st September. Reference Nos
SELLERS: BUYERS: BROKERS: Date:

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FEDERATION OF OILS, SEEDS AND FATS ASSOCIATIONS LIMITED. FOSFA INTERNATIONAL
CONTRACT 28 FOR OILSEEDS FREE DELIVERED BY CARS (ROAD AND RAIL). Revised and Effective from 1st September 2008. Reference Nos
SELLERS: BUYERS: BROKERS: Date:
Sellers have agreed to sell and Buyers have agreed to buy goods as described below on terms and conditions hereinafter

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FEDERATION OF OILS, SEEDS AND FATS ASSOCIATIONS LIMITED. FOSFA INTERNATIONAL
CONTRACT 32 FOR FULL CONTAINER LOADS . Revised and Effective from 1st September. Reference Nos
SELLERS: BUYERS: BROKERS: Date:
An asterisk denotes alternative wording, and should be matter of agreement between the parties.
Sellers have agreed to sell and Buyers have agreed to buy  ___ metric tons ____

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FEDERATION OF OILS, SEEDS AND FATS ASSOCIATIONS LIMITED. FOSFA INTERNATIONAL
CONTRACT 53 FOR VEGETABLE AND MARINE OIL IN BULK FOB TERMS. Revised and Effective from 1st Sepember . Reference Nos
SELLERS: BUYERS: BROKERS: Date:
An asterisk denotes alternative wording, and should be matter of agreement between the parties.
Sellers have agreed to sell and Buyers have agreed to buy ___ say ___ OIL, in

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FEDERATION OF OILS, SEEDS AND FATS ASSOCIATIONS LIMITED. FOSFA INTERNATIONAL. CONTRACT 54 FOR VEGETABLE AND MARINE OIL IN BULK CIF DELIVERED WEIGHTS. Revised and Effective from 1st September 20__. Reference Nos
SELLERS: BUYERS: BROKERS: Date:

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FEDERATION OF OILS, SEEDS AND FATS ASSOCIATIONS LIMITED. FOSFA INTERNATIONAL
CONTRACT 56 FOR VEGETABLE AND MARINE OIL COLLECTION EX-WORKS BY TANK CARS (ROAD AND RAIL)/ ISO TANK CONTAINERS
WEIGHT, QUALITY AND CONDITION FINAL AT LOADING. Revised and Effective from 1st September . Reference Nos
SELLERS: BUYERS: BROKERS: Date:
  An asterisk denotes alternative wording, and should be matter of agreement between the parties.
Sellers have agreed to sell and Buyers have agreed to buy goods as described below on terms and conditions hereinafter

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FEDERATION OF OILS, SEEDS AND FATS ASSOCIATIONS LIMITED. FOSFA 57 FOR VEGETABLE AND MARINE OIL FREE DELIVERED BY TANK CARS (ROAD AND RAIL)/ ISO TANK CONTAINERS. Effective from 1st January Reference Nos
SELLERS: BUYERS: BROKERS: Date:
  An asterisk denotes alternative wording and should be matter of agreement between the parties.
Sellers have agreed to sell and Buyers have agreed to buy goods as described below on terms and conditions hereinafter

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FEDERATION OF OILS, SEEDS AND FATS ASSOCIATIONS LIMITED. FOSFA INTERNATIONAL
CONTRACT 76 FOR GENERAL BUSINESS OILSEEDS ETC CIF TERMS. Revised and Effective from 1st September 20__. Reference Nos
SELLERS: BUYERS: BROKERS: Date:
An asterisk denotes alternative wording, and should be matter of agreement between the parties.
Sellers have agreed to sell and Buyers have agreed to buy ___ say ___ tons of 1000

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FEDERATION OF OILS, SEEDS AND FATS ASSOCIATIONS LIMITED
FOSFA 79 CONTRACT FOR GENERAL BUSINESS DELIVERED/EX WORKS. Revised and Effective from 1st September 20__, Reference Nos
SELLERS: BUYERS: BROKERS: Date:
Sellers have agreed to sell and Buyers have agreed to buy _ say _ tons of 1000

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CONTRACT 90 FOR REFINED EDIBLE OILS AND FATS ISSUED JOINTLY WITH NEODA
FEDERATION OF OILS, SEEDS AND FATS ASSOCIATIONS LIMITED. FOSFA INTERNATIONAL
CONTRACT 90 FOR REFINED EDIBLE OILS AND FATS ISSUED JOINTLY WITH NEODA. Revised and Effective from 1st September 20__.
Reference Nos SELLERS: BUYERS: BROKERS: Date:
An asterisk denotes alternative wording, and should be matter of agreement between the parties.
Sellers have agreed to sell and Buyers have agreed to

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FOSFA 95 CONTRACT FOR BROKERAGE. Revised and Effective from 1st September 2008. Reference Nos
BROKERS: PRINCIPAL: Date
A contract has today been concluded on behalf of the named Principal for the sale/purchase of ___ of ___ subject to the terms and conditions of FOSFA International Contract No. __ in consideration for which the Principal has agreed to pay to the Broker/s a commission at a rate of ___ per ___ .
1. COMMISSION EARNED: Except as provided for below, the commission is deemed to have been earned on the date of contract and shall become due on the date/s hereinafter prescribed irrespective of whether the contract in question has been duly fulfilled, in whole or in part.

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FOSFA. The Federation's contracts incorporate a dispute procedure involving arbitration by experienced individuals from within the trade.

LIST OF CONTRACTS AVAILABLE FROM FOSFA INTERNATIONAL
REVISED AND/OR EFFECTIVE
FOSFA 2 Copra - CIF Terms
FOSFA 3 Sheanuts - CIF Terms
FOSFA 4 Oilseeds - FOB Terms
FOSFA 4A European Oilseeds - FOB Terms
FOSFA 5 Argentine/Uruguay Linseed - CIF Terms
FOSFA 9 USA/Canadian Flaxseed - CIF Terms
FOSFA 9A UK Linseed in Bulk - Ex Farm/Delivered Terms
FOSFA 11 Oilseeds - CIF Terms

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FOSFA QUALIFICATIONS AND OPERATIONAL PROCEDURES FOR ISO TANK
CONTAINERS CARRYING ANIMAL, MARINE AND VEGETABLE OILS AND FATS
1 November 2007
Definition. In this document ISO tank containers are defined as those tank containers for liquids which meet
the requirements of ISO 1496-3: 1995.
Terminology. The tank container is a freight container which includes two basic elements, the tank and the
framework. These Qualifications and Operational Procedures relate only to the first element, the
tank.

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FOSFA QUALIFICATIONS AND OPERATIONAL PROCEDURES FOR ISO TANK. CONTAINERS CARRYING ANIMAL, MARINE AND VEGETABLE OILS AND FATS. 1 November 2007
OWNER/OPERATOR STATEMENT OF COMPLIANCE, SUITABILITY AND CLEANLINESS
Identification Data. Tank container number ___ IMO type ___ Frame size ___ Capacity ___ litres Weight tare ___ gross _ Owner ___ Operator ___.
Statement. ___ on behalf of ___ states that on ___