Author Archives: Global Reach Daniel

National Export Initiative Priority Markets: Thailand



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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Back to the Basics – Ensuring Your Privacy, Leave the EIN Out!



By: Nidaal Jubran Be mindful of the information you are transmitting electronically. We often receive requests for a number of items surrounding AES, such as resolutions for fatal errors, tracking AES responses for shipments, initiating suppressions, etc. In doing so, some … Continue reading

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National Export Initiative Priority Markets: Taiwan



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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Who Imported and Who Exported in 2010?



By: Ryan Coleman It’s that time of the year again, the time to release of the Profile of U.S. Importing and Exporting Companies! This year’s release is for 2009-2010. It includes information on importers as well as exporters and it features … Continue reading

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“The Census Bureau? Wasn’t the Census 2 years ago?”



By: Sean Kline Recently, I had the privilege of working in our Commodity Analysis Branch (CAB) for three months to learn more about the things they do on a regular basis. As part of this assignment, I frequently called members of … Continue reading

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Trade Term: End-Use



By: Terri Long The Foreign Trade Division references several different commodity classifications throughout its products and services. While most exporters are familiar with the Schedule B statistical classification (also commonly referred to as the Harmonized System), many of the other classifications are … Continue reading

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globalEDGE: A World of Resources, A World of Opportunities!



By: Jade Sims, Michigan State University International Business Center If you are like most business owners in the United States, you are constantly working to target the best opportunities for your firm within the constraints of more and more limited … Continue reading

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Stay Up To Date



By: Dan Cariello This time of year can cause some confusion when filing a shipment as new HTS numbers will be going into effect on July 1, 2010. Revisions to the HTS numbers (import commodity codes) are generally made twice annually, … Continue reading

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New Schedule B Search



By: Dan Cariello You are trying to get your shipment through Customs, out of the country and over to Germany. Your shipper wants you to classify your product with a Schedule B number (the export commodity code.) So you go to … Continue reading

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