Monthly Archives: April 2013

How to Report Discounts in the Automated Export System

By: Josefina Hicho Whether you are a buyer or a seller, who doesn’t love a great deal? Despite their benefit, not all discounts are considered equal when it comes to reporting the value in the AES. The Foreign Trade Regulations … Continue reading

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My Vacation in the Virgin Islands is Over. How Do I Declare My Goods?

By: Clara Santiago The Caribbean is an excellent place to spend the rainy days of spring. Don’t let your vacation be ruined by not being able to take your recently purchased goods with you! If your shipment is leaving the … Continue reading

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Video Contest!

Guest Post from the Small Business Administration Submit Your Export Story For a Chance to Win $10,000! The U.S. Small Business Administration is partnering with VISA USA to sponsor a video contest on Exporting Successes. Videos must highlight best accounting … Continue reading

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Petroleum Drives the February Deficit Lower

By:  Ryan Coleman & Fay Johnson In February, the Nation’s international trade deficit decreased to $43.0 billion from $44.5 billion in January.  Exports increased $1.6 billion to $186.0 billion, primarily due to an increase of $1.1 billion in petroleum exports.  … Continue reading

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