Yearly Archives: 2011

Tips when contacting the AES Call Center



By: Eric Gauthier How often do you call 1-800-549-0595 when you have questions regarding filing EEI? Ever emailed askAES@census.gov because you need clarification on filing EEI? Support staff here at the Foreign Trade Division always aim to provide you accurate answers … Continue reading

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Which Foreign Trade Zone Was That Export From?



By: Ryan Coleman Attention all exporters who use foreign trade zones (FTZs) to conduct international business: The Foreign Trade Division would greatly appreciate your help in collecting the most accurate information on exports from FTZs! Specifically, the information I am referring … Continue reading

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U.S. Working with Canada to Improve Trade Statistics!



By: Melissa Scott In my previous post, The United States – Canada Data Exchange, we went over the agreement between the U.S. and Canada to exchange import statistics. Let’s now talk briefly about the operations involved in the data exchange that help … Continue reading

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Can the U.S. Customs Broker be the USPPI?



By: Melannie Belton Did you know that the U.S. Customs Broker can be listed as the USPPI when reporting export information  in the AES? Well, as Sean mentioned in his October 13, 2010 blog entitled “Who is the USPPI Anyway?“  the U.S. … Continue reading

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Want to learn how to be compliant with the FTR and AES?



By: Melannie Belton The U.S Census Bureau’s Foreign Trade Division (FTD) conducts AES Compliance Seminars along with AESPcLink workshops in various areas of the United States. The objective of the AES Compliance Seminars/Workshops is to help companies and individuals understand their … Continue reading

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Trade deficit increases to $50.2 billion in May



 By: Janet Freas The Nation’s international trade deficit in goods and services increased to $50.2 billion in May from $43.6 billion (revised) in April, as exports decreased and imports increased.  May exports of goods and services declined $1.0 billion to … Continue reading

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College Teachers Return to School to Learn About Exporting



By: Doug Barry, International Trade Administration Community college business instructors from 21 states received copies of the Basic Guide to Exporting, published by the International Trade Administration. The instructors attended a faculty development institute at the International Business Center, Michigan … Continue reading

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Featured Video: What is a Freight Forwarder? Part 2



  These videos are taken from a series of Export Videos produced jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and International Trade Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce. To view a complete list of all our videos, go to our … Continue reading

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Featured Video: What is a Freight Forwarder? Part 1



These videos are taken from a series of Export Videos produced jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and International Trade Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce. To view a complete list of all our videos, go to our website … Continue reading

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