Monthly Archives: November 2010

Exporting Software: To file or not to file? Part 2



By: Omari Wooden In my last post, I discussed the requirement to file exports of mass market software. Now, I’ll discuss and clarify the requirements of reporting intangible products such as customized software or products. The Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR) recognizes … Continue reading

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Revisiting the Economic Database Search



In one location, get the economic indicators.  Currently, the Economic Indicator Database Search has for the Trade Balance, Manufacturing, Wholesale Trade, and Services with more indicators to come.  This convenient and easy-to-use search allows you to quickly access data for … Continue reading

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Exporting Software: To file or not to file, Part 1



By: Omari Wooden The Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR) mandates the filing of Electronic Export Information (EEI) in the Automated Export System (AES) for shipments of physical goods. The key word here is “physical.” In order for an item or product to be … Continue reading

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New Fatal Error Suppression Template



By: Nyitre Rodgers Do you like faster and more efficient service? If you need to submit a request to suppress shipments, follow the example below.  It shows you how to create a spreadsheet with the information required. The Automated Export … Continue reading

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Trade deficit decreases in September



By: Joe Kafchinski The U.S. international trade deficit decreased to $44.0 billion in September 2010, as exports increased and imports decreased. While exports increased slightly, from $153.6 billion to $154.1 billion, imports were down $2.0 billion to $198.1 billion. The increase … Continue reading

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Selling Stuff Online?



By: Sean Kline If you’re like me, you’ve probably sold something online before. Most of the time, people are selling relatively inexpensive items in small quantities. So, what happens when you sell tangible items to a foreign buyer via the Internet … Continue reading

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