If you feel that the world of Fair Trade has its very own language – don’t fret! We’ll keep you in the know!


With this glossary we’ll guide you through the common technical terms used by FLOCERT, Fairtrade International and the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO).


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Fairtrade Purchase Transaction

Fairtrade Purchase Transactions are purchase transactions which must be reported to FLOCERT by Fairtrade Price and/or Premium Payers on a quarterly basis. Only transactions which are already considered “closed” (both price and premium already transferred to suppliers) should be reported.

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