Category Archives: Export Filing

Determining Value & License Value



By: Daniel Cariello Are you in the business of exporting licensed shipments? It sure can be tricky! If you haven’t heard already, requirements for filing licensed goods in the Automated Export System (AES) recently changed.  In addition to reporting the … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!



By: Stephen Jackson On behalf of the International Trade Management Division (ITMD) and the Economic Indicator Division (EID) of the U.S. Census Bureau, we would like to say Happy New Year! We hope that you have enjoyed your holiday season, … Continue reading

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I do not own a company. How can I register for AESDirect?



By: Eric Gauthier The holidays are fast approaching and you are trying to send one of those new electronic devices to a relative out of the United States. You go to your post office and they tell you that since … Continue reading

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AES Filing: Plan for the Unexpected



By: Keith M Jones If your commercial software or in-house programmed software becomes inoperative, you must find another way to report your EEI to stay in compliance with the Foreign Trade Regulations. Remember, the AES Downtime Policy applies only when … Continue reading

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Get the most out of Shipment Manager!



By: Eric Gauthier Have you heard about Shipment Manager on AESDirect? Shipment Manager allows you to quickly view previously reported shipments, as well as keep track of all of the shipment responses you have received. Let’s take a look at … 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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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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Time for Report Cards! – Your AES Compliance Report



By: Stephen Jackson First things first—if you file electronic export information (EEI) to the Automated Export System (AES) but have no clue about this “AES Compliance Report” that we’re talking about – CALL US NOW! (Okay, maybe read the blog … Continue reading

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