Monthly Archives: April 2010

Data Requests



By: Sean Kline  How to Get a Year’s Worth of EEI Data for FREE! Hello to the world of trade! Did you know that you can submit a data request and get 12 months of your company’s AES records for … Continue reading

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Revisited – What is required for me to ship charity goods?



By: Omari Wooden In response to recent natural disasters we want to remind everyone of the requirements to ship charity goods to these locations. The following blog was posted on January 22, 2010, in response to the earthquake in Haiti and … Continue reading

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How to Catch a Blooper



By: David Johnson If you are reading this blog, I can safely assume that you are a human. As a human, I can also assume that you have made a mistake or two in your day. If you have happened to … Continue reading

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Penalties Part 1 – Mitigating Factors



By: Omari Wooden Subpart H of the Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR) outlines the penalty provisions for export violations. Potential violations include, but are not limited to, failure to file Electronic Export Information (EEI) in the Automated Export System (AES), submission of … Continue reading

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February Trade Data Released



Monthly Overview:
The Nation’s international trade deficit increased to $39.7 billion in February from $37.0 billion (revised) in January, as imports increased more than exports.
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Resources in Spanish for the Trade Community



By: Eric Gauthier An objective of the Foreign Trade Division (FTD) is to obtain the most accurate export information possible. As part of our efforts to accomplish this and to have as many parties as possible reporting their Electronic Export Information … Continue reading

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Hello Out There



By: Josephine Ocheni In the Commodity Analysis Branch of the Foreign Trade Division (FTD) we always strive to make things easier for first time exporters. We definitely want your shipment to reach its planned destination hassle free. We also understand that … Continue reading

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Clarification Of Routed Export Transactions



By: Justin Jenkins Understandably, this concept of a routed transaction is risky and generates many questions. Let’s try to answer those questions and mitigate the risk. The Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR) defines a routed export transaction as, “an export transaction in … Continue reading

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