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Don’t Miss Out on the Advanced Export Information (AEI) Pilot Program
Posted By rosannatorres On January 31, 2014 @ 10:20 am In Foreign Trade Regulations | No Comments
By: Sean Kline
The Census Bureau just announced its Advanced Export Information (AEI) pilot program via a federal register notice . The AEI pilot is a voluntary program that enables U.S. Principal Parties in Interests  (USPPIs) to obtain an Internal Transaction Number (ITN) after submitting a limited amount of data elements. This will allow companies to provide significantly less information before receiving an ITN. The USPPI then has five calendar days to submit the remaining Electronic Export Information (EEI).
What is Required Before Shipment Departure?
The goal of this program is to give participants added reported flexibility while providing the government with the information needed for cargo screening. Only the following data elements are required predeparture:
Some elements will be required based on the conditions of each shipment. These are:
How Can I Participate?
If you would like to take advantage of this new program, you must meet the following eligibility requirements:
Don’t Miss Out
In order to be considered for the AEI pilot program, read the AEI Pilot Application Process and Acceptance section in the federal register notice. 
If you would like to find out more information, give us at call at 800-549-0595 Opt. 3.
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URLs in this post:
 federal register notice: https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2014/01/31/2014-01716/foreign-trade-regulations-ftr-advanced-export-information-aei-pilot-program
 U.S. Principal Parties in Interests: http://globalreach.blogs.census.gov/2012/02/16/usppi-ttom