Category Archives: Classification

The Liquid Joy of the American Economy



 Written by: Steven Finkelstein  As you sip your “Morning Joe,” “afternoon pick-me-up” or “rocket fuel,” think about where that java might have come from. In this blog, we will talk about the impact of this popular beverage on international trade. … Continue reading

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Did You Know? Fall Edition



Written by: Erwin Parson, International Trade Management Division The season is changing from the blazing hot days of summer to the cool afternoons of fall. The leaves are starting to turn vibrant oranges, reds and yellows and transform our landscape. … Continue reading

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New Advance Economic Indicators Report



This is a repost from the US Census Bureau Director’s Blog New Advance Economic Indicators Report Available This Month Written by John H. Thompson Later this month, the U.S. Census Bureau will release the first-ever Advance Economic Indicators Report. Last July, … Continue reading

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What Type of Training Webinar Would You Like to See?



By Justin Edwards, International Trade Management Division If you export products and goods from the United States, you know there can be a lot to navigate. There are regulatory and reporting requirements, general rules of interpretation for classifying imports and … Continue reading

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Export Classification Codes Part 3: Parts



Written By: Crystal Carmon, Micro Analysis Branch This is the final blog post in the Export Classification Codes blog series that discusses the proper way to classify mixtures, kits or parts for exports. This blog post discusses how to classify … Continue reading

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Export Classification Codes Part 2: Kits



Export Classification Codes Part 2: Kits                  Written By: Crystal Carmon, Micro Analysis Branch This is the second of three blog posts that discusses the proper way to classify mixtures, kits or parts for exports. This blog post discusses how … Continue reading

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Kilograms? Dozens? Gallons? What to Report as the Unit of Measure



By: Clara Santiago-Bello Reporting the correct unit of measure in the Automated Export System (AES) is important for producing quality data. According to the Statistical Classification of Domestic and Foreign Commodities Exported from the United States (Schedule B), the AES … Continue reading

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Looking for new data categories?



By: Janet Freas Have you ever searched for data on a specific commodity and couldn’t find any? A goal of the HTS and Schedule B is to provide quantity and value data for businesses, policy makers, and researchers. Good data … Continue reading

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