Yearly Archives: 2014

What is the most common Compliance Alert that affects your AES compliance rate?



By: Eric Gauthier As a filer to the Automated Export System (AES), it is important to review the information in your monthly AES Compliance Report that is emailed to the account administrator. Filers need to make sure that the company is … Continue reading

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Happy 100th Anniversary Panama Canal!



By: Anna Owens Hi Trade Community! Let me introduce myself… My name is Anna Owens, the latest addition to the Foreign Trade Division’s Regulations, Outreach and Education Branch. Our team focuses on reaching out to you, the trade community. Feel … Continue reading

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Watch our FREE Webinar on Sanctions and Embargoes



On August 5, we held our 5th webinar in The Basics of Export Compliance Summer Webinar Series, titled “Sanctions and Embargoes: What it means to you?” An expert from the Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) presented on the following … Continue reading

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June 2014, Second Month in a Row Trade Deficit Decreases



By: Henock Kebede The trade deficit in goods and services decreased for the second month in a row as it went down $3.1 billion to $41.5 billion. The decrease was driven by an increase of exports and a decrease of … Continue reading

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Choosing the Ultimate Consignee Type



By: Heather Hrytsyshyn You probably know that identifying the ultimate consignee in the Automated Export System (AES) is mandatory. However, did you realize that you need to select an ultimate consignee type? There are four types: direct consumer, government entity, … Continue reading

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Watch our FREE Webinar: International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)



On July 22, we held our 4th webinar in The Basics of Export Compliance Summer Webinar Series, which focused on the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and how to be compliant when exporting military items. If you missed it, … Continue reading

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Discover Global Markets with TradeSource



By: Cesar Anchiraico Are you looking to increase your export sales or expand into new international markets? With most of the world’s consumers outside of the United States, now is the opportunity to boost your bottom line by attending one … Continue reading

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Watch our FREE Webinar: Learn more about the Export Administration Regulations



On July 8, we held our third webinar in The Basics of Export Compliance Summer Webinar Series, which focused on Export Administration Regulations (EAR). If you missed our new information packed webinar, click here to watch the recording for free! … Continue reading

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U.S. International Trade Deficit Decreases in May



By: Carlann Unger The trade deficit in goods and services decreased $2.6 billion to $44.4 billion in May. Exports increased $2.0 billion to a record high of $195.5 billion. Imports decreased $0.7 billion to $239.8 billion. Contributors to the record … Continue reading

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Watch our FREE Webinar: Classifying your Product



On June 24, we held our second webinar in The Basics of Export Compliance Summer Webinar Series, which focused on Classifying your Product. If you missed our exciting new webinar, click here to watch the recording for free! Our classification … Continue reading

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