Category Archives: Export Filing

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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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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A Pressing Issue: Chamber Stamps for Certificates of Origin



By: Guest Blogger Chris Mead Imagine you provided a set of your checkbooks, with pre-signed checks, to 20 or 30 people around town. Wouldn’t you be nervous about how much money they might withdraw from your account? Something similar has … Continue reading

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AESDirect is Moving to a New, Improved Platform!



By: Rosanna Torres In the coming weeks we will be migrating the AESDirect database to a new platform and new servers. What does this mean to you? Although the developers have created a number of internal changes to make the application … Continue reading

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A Video On How To Use The Shipment Manager



Click on the video below to view a short lesson on the perks of using the AESDirect program’s new Shipment Manager! You will learn how to: Easily locate, manage and monitor EEI submitted by your company through AESDirect Quickly determine … Continue reading

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Explore Exporting at the National District Export Council Conference November 2-5, 2011



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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Tips when contacting the AES Call Center



By: Eric Gauthier How often do you call 1-800-549-0595 when you have questions regarding filing EEI? Ever emailed askAES@census.gov because you need clarification on filing EEI? Support staff here at the Foreign Trade Division always aim to provide you accurate answers … Continue reading

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