Monthly Archives: January 2010

Chinese Tires



By: Joe Kafchinski In September 2009, President Obama announced a new tariff on U.S. imports of tires from China. According to the Federal Register, there will be a 35% tariff rate on imports from China under HTS categories 4011.10.10, 4011.10.50, 4011.20.10, … Continue reading

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A Wealth of Data



By: Mala Mistry When I first started working in the Data Dissemination branch, I couldn’t believe how much trade data we had on our site. I wish I knew about it when I had research projects in college! Trade data can … Continue reading

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What is required for me to ship charity goods to Haiti?



By: Omari Wooden On Tuesday, January 12, 2010, a major earthquake struck southern Haiti. Many U.S. residents and organizations are generously donating food, water, medicines, and other supplies to aid in the relief efforts. In order to facilitate the movements of … Continue reading

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Reporting Values for Repair



By: Selina Ferguson Picture this…you’re sitting at your computer, in the zone, ready to enter all of today’s export shipment information. You’re completing your Electronic Export Information (EEI) with no problem, just rolling right along from field to field. All of … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy, Employment and Foreign Trade



By: Dan Cariello The country’s growing need for renewable energy has created a large demand for the export and import of one major commodity, wind powered generating sets. You may have seen these giant sentinels, which span for miles on end … Continue reading

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Struggle in Making an AESDirect Password



By: Kenny Soo After a long week of work, I like to sit back and do a jigsaw puzzle. My friends tease me for liking it, but I enjoy the struggle of putting together a 1000 piece puzzle. Beginning a … Continue reading

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November Trade Data Released



By: Fay Johnson Monthly Overview: The Nation’s international trade deficit in goods and services increased to $36.4 billion in November from $33.2 billion (revised) in October. The increase in the deficit occurred as exports rose less than imports. The rise … Continue reading

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Welcome to Electronic Export Filing



By: Rosanna Torres As the use of the Internet increases throughout the world, the way we process information is evolving. Government agencies and the private sector are transitioning to automated processes and electronic documents. Electronic processing means less paper. Less paper … Continue reading

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Welcome to Export Regulations



By: Omari Wooden In the world of exporting, it’s important to be proactive, instead of reactive. Not knowing is not an excuse! Whether you are a small business, first time exporter, or a large multinational corporation, you are in control of … Continue reading

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