Yearly Archives: 2010

How do I get a Schedule B?



By: Justin Jenkins How easy is it to purchase a car? There are so many kinds of cars and options available. First you have to decide whether you want a coupe, sedan, van, or SUV. Then you have to choose … Continue reading

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Trade deficit decreases in July; new data tool online



By: Joe Kafchinski The U.S. international trade deficit decreased to $42.8 billion in July 2010, as exports increased and imports decreased. Exports increased $2.8 billion to $153.3 billion and imports decreased $4.2 billion to $196.1 billion. The $7.0 billion drop in … Continue reading

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Visit the Census Bureau at ASBDC 2010



By: Joe Kafchinski If you are lucky enough to be attending the Association of Small Business Development Centers San Antonio on September 21 – 24, you will have a chance to visit with several members of the U.S. Census Bureau’s Foreign … Continue reading

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Stories from the Real Export Emergencies: Episode: 4 How does this “policy” work?!?!?



By: Nyitre Rodgers Scene: Storm clouds were forming all over the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area. It was rush hour,  which means the storm would just further impair the traffic. Just as members of the AES staff entered the building the … Continue reading

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Understanding Your Compliance Report – Part 1



By: Eric Gauthier As I have written on this blog previously, the Automated Export System Branch (AESB) has various tools for companies to ensure that their filing practices are in compliance with the Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR). One of the most … Continue reading

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What to do when you receive a 072 or 073 Fatal Error



By: Rosanna Torres Every two weeks a Fatal Error report is delivered to companies that have outstanding Fatal Errors on their account. If you’re unfamiliar with the report, congratulations! That could mean that your company either has never generated fatal errors … Continue reading

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The Confidentiality of Your Electronic Export Information (EEI)



By: Sean Kline Why is EEI collected? The EEI is collected for two reasons. The U.S. Census Bureau collects the EEI for statistical purposes and other federal agencies, such as the Bureau of Industry and Security and the Customs and Border … Continue reading

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How to correct Fatal Error: 125 Conveyance Name Ineligible



By: Rosanna Torres Lately, I have received many calls from customers indicating they have received a response from the Automated Export System (AES) of: Shipment Rejected: 125 Conveyance Name Ineligible . Filers say they have always listed “unknown” in the past, … Continue reading

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Trade deficit increases in June



By: Joe Kafchinski The Nation’s international trade deficit in goods and services increased to $49.9 billion in June 2010 from $42.0 billion (revised) in May, as exports decreased and imports increased. The $7.9 billion increase in the deficit is the largest … Continue reading

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