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Watch our Free Webinar: Utilizing the Features in the AES



  On August 26, we held our 6th and FINAL webinar in The Basics of Export Compliance Summer Webinar Series, titled “Utilizing the Features in the AES”. An expert from the Automated Export System Branch (AESB) presented on the following … Continue reading

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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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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 Increases in April



By: Henock Kebede The trade deficit in goods and services increased $3 billion to $47.2 billion in April.  This reflects a decrease in exports by $0.3 billion to $193.3 billion, and an increase in imports of $2.7 billion to a … Continue reading

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Commodity Spotlight: Painting Exports



By: Heather Hrytsyshyn Recently, there has been a lot of attention on paintings fetching extremely high prices at auctions. Some of these paintings are exported once the sale is complete. In fact, the United States has exported an impressive $48.2 … Continue reading

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Why Tap into International Markets?



By: Omari Wooden Why tap into international markets? Bottom line: exporting increases your sales and competitiveness. In 2013, American exports rose to $2.3 trillion. Don’t miss out! If you’re not sure where to start, the best bet is to look … Continue reading

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DON’T File on a Hunch!



By: Nidaal Jubran and Clara E. Santiago-Bello When filing in AESDirect, you may be tempted to only fill out required data fields (marked in red) and ignore the conditional data fields (marked in blue). You may be surprised to know … Continue reading

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