Yearly Archives: 2011

Trade deficit unchanged in August



By: Janet Freas The Nation’s international trade deficit in goods and services was virtually unchanged at $45.6 billion in August, as exports and imports decreased. Exports decreased to $177.6 billion in August from $177.7 billion in July (revised), and imports decreased … Continue reading

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Timeframes for submitting your Electronic Export Information



By: Nidaal Jubran It is understood that required Export Information must be filed in the Automated Export System (AES) prior to the date of export unless the USPPI is an approved postdeparture filer. But did you know that there are specific … Continue reading

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National Export Initiative Priority Markets: China



The U.S. Commercial Service is the trade promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. U.S. Commercial Service trade professionals in over 100 U.S. cities and in more than 75 countries help U.S. companies get started in … Continue reading

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A Pressing Issue: Chamber Stamps for Certificates of Origin



By: Guest Blogger Chris Mead Imagine you provided a set of your checkbooks, with pre-signed checks, to 20 or 30 people around town. Wouldn’t you be nervous about how much money they might withdraw from your account? Something similar has … Continue reading

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Can Foreign Entities be Reported as the USPPI and Report Electronic Export Information (EEI) in the AES?



By: Omari Wooden We receive numerous questions regarding foreign entities exporting products from the United States. Can foreign entities be reported in the Automated Export System (AES)? Companies and individuals that export physical goods from the United States to foreign countries … Continue reading

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U.S. International Trade Deficit Decreases in July 2011



By: Joe Kafchinski Bolstered by record exports of $178.0 billion, the U.S. international trade deficit in goods and services decreased to $44.8 billion in July from $51.6 billion (revised) in June. The $6.8 billion reduction in the deficit was the largest … Continue reading

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AESDirect is Moving to a New, Improved Platform!



By: Rosanna Torres In the coming weeks we will be migrating the AESDirect database to a new platform and new servers. What does this mean to you? Although the developers have created a number of internal changes to make the application … Continue reading

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A Video On How To Use The Shipment Manager



Click on the video below to view a short lesson on the perks of using the AESDirect program’s new Shipment Manager! You will learn how to: Easily locate, manage and monitor EEI submitted by your company through AESDirect Quickly determine … Continue reading

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Explore Exporting at the National District Export Council Conference November 2-5, 2011



By: Guest Blogger Randy A. Innis, President, Nevada, DEC The 2011 National District Export Council Conference and Exposition, November 2-5, 2011 at Caesars Palace Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, will jump-start new-to-export companies and increase the exporting know-how … Continue reading

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Trade deficit grows to $53.1 billion in June



By: Rebecca DeNale The Nation’s international trade deficit in goods and services increased to $53.1 billion in June from $50.8 billion (revised) in May, as exports decreased more than imports. In June exports of goods and services declined $4.1 billion … Continue reading

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