The term export comes from the Latin words ex and port are. Exporting is concerned with the way of producing goods and services in one country and trading or selling them to other country. The goods which can find foreign markets are exports. The balance of trade is equals to the difference between the amount exported and the amount imported. The Country which is selling goods to another country is Exporters.
Direct Export refers to a term in which you are dealing with a company in the foreign market so it can be the end-user or retailer in that market. The manufacturer makes decisions because the manufacturer is more involved about the entire export process
Indirect Export refers for international sales to a third party. This third party does export for you. Indirect export can also include licensing deals as well.