Exporter is a person or a company authorized by government agency to move the goods out of the border of a country. The value of goods is received from the overseas buyer by the exporter, as he is the 'seller' of goods. It can be an exporter who procures the goods or manufacturer of goods.
Exports refers to selling goods and services produced in the home country to other markets. Imports are derived from the conceptual meaning, as to bringing in the goods and services into the port of a country. An import in the receiving country is an export to the sending country.