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Domestic vs. Foreign Origin



By: Melannie Belton Exporters often ask: “How should I report a shipment for goods with the same schedule B, but composed of domestic and foreign origin?” You want to be sure that you are accurately identifying the origin of your goods … Continue reading

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Trade Deficit Decreases in October



By: Joe Kafchinski Decreases in both exports and imports led to the Nation’s international trade deficit in goods and services decreasing to $43.5 billion in October from $44.2 billion (revised) in September. Exports decreased $1.5 billion to $179.2 billion in October … Continue reading

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National Export Initiative Priority Markets: Indonesia



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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How do I report Heavy Machinery?



By: Rosanna Torres There are times where heavy machinery is classified as a self-propelled vehicle and the Schedule B number used to identify the merchandise in AES requires additional information. This includes Vehicle Title information. What commodities require vehicle information? To … Continue reading

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How to Export a Rough Diamond



By: Erin Days Have you decided to enter the business of exporting rough diamonds? Are you exporting a rough diamond for the first time? Well, here is some useful information that will hopefully make the process easier and less stressful. Preparing … Continue reading

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Next Week – National District Export Council Conference



By: Guest Blogger Randy A. Innis, President, Nevada, DEC The 2011 National District Export Council Conference and Exposition, November 2-5, 2011 at Caesars Palace Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, will jump-start new-to-export companies and increase the exporting know-how … Continue reading

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Vroom…Auto Industry Shows Growth



By: Terri Long On October 4, 2011, the Full Report on Manufacturer’s Shipments, Inventories and Orders for August 2011 was released. Preliminary estimates show January – August 2011 shipments of transportation equipment were $365.8 billion, up 4.1% over the $351.3 billion … Continue reading

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Trade deficit unchanged in August



By: Janet Freas The Nation’s international trade deficit in goods and services was virtually unchanged at $45.6 billion in August, as exports and imports decreased. Exports decreased to $177.6 billion in August from $177.7 billion in July (revised), and imports decreased … Continue reading

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Timeframes for submitting your Electronic Export Information



By: Nidaal Jubran It is understood that required Export Information must be filed in the Automated Export System (AES) prior to the date of export unless the USPPI is an approved postdeparture filer. But did you know that there are specific … Continue reading

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National Export Initiative Priority Markets: China



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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