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Introducing the International Trade Management Division



By:Dale Kelly We are changing… but we’re also staying the same. On September 22nd, the Foreign Trade Division officially became the International Trade Management Division (ITMD). Bill Bostic, Associate Director of Economic Programs, and other leaders at the Census Bureau … Continue reading

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End of Informed Compliance Webinar



By: Anna Owens Time is ticking away. It may seem like just yesterday when the Final Rule was published. However, in about a week, informed compliance will be over. My question for you…Are you ready for the big day? Here’s … Continue reading

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2014 FTD Customer Service Survey



By: Vecoya Greene It’s that time again! Time for you to tell us how to improve our customer service. The 2014 Foreign Trade Division Customer Service Survey is now available and we would like you to participate. If you used … Continue reading

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July 2014, Trade Deficit Decreases



By: Carlann Unger Balance of Payments Basis The trade deficit in goods and services continued to decrease for the third month, dropping $0.3 billion to $40.5 billion. A slightly larger increase in exports of $1.8 billion (to $198.0 billion) than … Continue reading

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Watch our Free Webinar: Utilizing the Features in the AES



  On August 26, we held our 6th and FINAL webinar in The Basics of Export Compliance Summer Webinar Series, titled “Utilizing the Features in the AES”. An expert from the Automated Export System Branch (AESB) presented on the following … Continue reading

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Happy 100th Anniversary Panama Canal!



By: Anna Owens Hi Trade Community! Let me introduce myself… My name is Anna Owens, the latest addition to the Foreign Trade Division’s Regulations, Outreach and Education Branch. Our team focuses on reaching out to you, the trade community. Feel … Continue reading

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Watch our FREE Webinar on Sanctions and Embargoes



On August 5, we held our 5th webinar in The Basics of Export Compliance Summer Webinar Series, titled “Sanctions and Embargoes: What it means to you?” An expert from the Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) presented on the following … Continue reading

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June 2014, Second Month in a Row Trade Deficit Decreases



By: Henock Kebede The trade deficit in goods and services decreased for the second month in a row as it went down $3.1 billion to $41.5 billion. The decrease was driven by an increase of exports and a decrease of … Continue reading

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Discover Global Markets with TradeSource



By: Cesar Anchiraico Are you looking to increase your export sales or expand into new international markets? With most of the world’s consumers outside of the United States, now is the opportunity to boost your bottom line by attending one … Continue reading

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Watch our FREE Webinar: Learn more about the Export Administration Regulations



On July 8, we held our third webinar in The Basics of Export Compliance Summer Webinar Series, which focused on Export Administration Regulations (EAR). If you missed our new information packed webinar, click here to watch the recording for free! … Continue reading

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