Category Archives: Foreign Trade Regulations

Data Requests



By: Sean Kline  How to Get a Year’s Worth of EEI Data for FREE! Hello to the world of trade! Did you know that you can submit a data request and get 12 months of your company’s AES records for … Continue reading

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Revisited – What is required for me to ship charity goods?



By: Omari Wooden In response to recent natural disasters we want to remind everyone of the requirements to ship charity goods to these locations. The following blog was posted on January 22, 2010, in response to the earthquake in Haiti and … Continue reading

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Penalties Part 1 – Mitigating Factors



By: Omari Wooden Subpart H of the Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR) outlines the penalty provisions for export violations. Potential violations include, but are not limited to, failure to file Electronic Export Information (EEI) in the Automated Export System (AES), submission of … Continue reading

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Clarification Of Routed Export Transactions



By: Justin Jenkins Understandably, this concept of a routed transaction is risky and generates many questions. Let’s try to answer those questions and mitigate the risk. The Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR) defines a routed export transaction as, “an export transaction in … Continue reading

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Eliminating the use of your Social Security Number (SSN) in the Automated Export System (AES)



By: Justin Jenkins Since the publication of the SSN Final Rule, many have asked, “Why am I no longer able to use my SSN to register or file through the AES?” Since the SSN  is no longer accepted in the AES, … Continue reading

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It’s Not What You Say, It’s What You Can Prove



By: Omari Wooden We all make mistakes or events are constantly changing in the world of exporting. You plan to ship your cargo on Friday, but it ends up going on Saturday. You file the wrong Schedule B number for milk. … Continue reading

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What is required for me to ship charity goods to Haiti?



By: Omari Wooden On Tuesday, January 12, 2010, a major earthquake struck southern Haiti. Many U.S. residents and organizations are generously donating food, water, medicines, and other supplies to aid in the relief efforts. In order to facilitate the movements of … Continue reading

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Reporting Values for Repair



By: Selina Ferguson Picture this…you’re sitting at your computer, in the zone, ready to enter all of today’s export shipment information. You’re completing your Electronic Export Information (EEI) with no problem, just rolling right along from field to field. All of … Continue reading

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Welcome to Export Regulations



By: Omari Wooden In the world of exporting, it’s important to be proactive, instead of reactive. Not knowing is not an excuse! Whether you are a small business, first time exporter, or a large multinational corporation, you are in control of … Continue reading

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