Category Archives: Export Filing

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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Which Foreign Trade Zone Was That Export From?



By: Ryan Coleman Attention all exporters who use foreign trade zones (FTZs) to conduct international business: The Foreign Trade Division would greatly appreciate your help in collecting the most accurate information on exports from FTZs! Specifically, the information I am referring … Continue reading

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College Teachers Return to School to Learn About Exporting



By: Doug Barry, International Trade Administration Community college business instructors from 21 states received copies of the Basic Guide to Exporting, published by the International Trade Administration. The instructors attended a faculty development institute at the International Business Center, Michigan … Continue reading

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Featured Video: Export Compliance Introduction



  These videos are taken from a series of Export Videos produced jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and International Trade Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce. To view a complete list of all our videos, go to our … Continue reading

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The Importance of Record Retention in AES



By: Nidaal Jubran How important is it to retain documentation filing in the Automated Export System (AES)? We receive many inquiries from users who are experiencing issues which stem from poor record retention on a daily basis. I make an effort … Continue reading

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