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Changes to the AES Compliance Report Scheduled for April 2012



By: Eric Gauthier In an effort to increase the awareness of the requirement to resolve all AES Fatal Errors, the U.S. Census Bureau’s Foreign Trade Division will modify the AES Compliance Rate calculation to include outstanding Fatal Errors. This modification will … Continue reading

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U.S. Exports of Goods Continue to Grow



One of the primary tools of the National Export Initiative (NEI) is the U.S. merchandise trade statistics captured by the Foreign Trade Division of the U.S. Census Bureau. Examining the trade statistics provides a business with the information needed to … Continue reading

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Other Countries Have Exporter Data Too??



By: Ryan Coleman The process of linking trade data to business statistics is the nuts and bolts of creating our Profile of U.S. Importing and Exporting Companies. You may already be familiar with our Profile (just in case you aren’t: http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/Press-Release/edb/2009/index.html) … Continue reading

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Trade Term: USPPI



Throughout the export community, trade terminology runs rampant. A FPPI places an order with a USPPI who prepares an EEI and files via AES then provides an ITN to CBP and does the hokey pokey and turns himself around and … Continue reading

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Record Success for USA Pavilion at Arab Health 2012



Last week the Arab Health 2012 was held. This is the largest medical products and services show in the Middle East (second only to Medica in the world). The show welcomed around 200 U.S. exhibitors, including 150 in the USA … Continue reading

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I’ve never seen this pop-up before? Did the system change?



By: Eric Gauthier As previously mentioned, AESDirect has a new platform and new servers. As part of the transition process, some changes were made to the checks and validations in AESDirect. Let’s take a look at changes that have generated the … Continue reading

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National Export Initiative Priority Markets: Vietnam



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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U.S. Trade Deficit Increases in November



By: Janet Freas A decrease in November exports and an increase in imports resulted in a rise in the Nation’s international trade deficit in goods and services to $47.8 billion compared to $43.3 billion (revised) in October. November exports, $177.8 … Continue reading

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National Export Initiative Priority Markets: India



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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Tales from the Road



By: Eric Gauthier You may have seen blog announcements or AES Broadcast emails promoting AES Compliance Seminars and AESPcLink workshops; but what do these training sessions actually cover? How do they help improve your export compliance? This past July, I … Continue reading

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