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uk   us   (also ex-factory) TRANSPORT
used for ​stating that the ​buyer of ​goods is ​responsible for ​arranging and ​paying for them to be ​transported from the seller's ​factory: Normal ​paymentterms for ex-works ​transactions are generally ​cash in ​advance.
The ​product was ​manufactured in California and ​shipped ex-works.
(Definition of ex-works from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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