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United States Postal Service Exemption Codes



By: Thomas White Do you have a holiday package you need to ship out of the country? Here’s what to do if you are using the United States Postal Service (USPS) website. When you visit USPS.com, it gives several options … Continue reading

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Free AESDirect and AESPcLink Webinar



By: Omari Wooden Learn how to file to the Automated Export System using AESDirect and AESPcLink with our eighth webinar of the Go Global series,  Documentation and Shipping. Easily manage your export reporting by learning the do’s and don’ts of … Continue reading

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Watch a Free Webinar: Trade Financing Part 2



By: Omari Wooden Learn about the financing options available to help you start exporting with our seventh webinar of the Go Global series,  Trade Financing: Part 2. Working capital is available under a U.S. government-guaranteed loan program or as a direct loan … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!



By: Stephen Jackson On behalf of the Global Reach Blog Managers and the Foreign Trade Division (FTD) of the United States 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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Trade Term: Schedule B



By: Bibi Khan You went to mail a shipment and your carrier asked you to provide them a Schedule B number. What is that? A Schedule B number is a 10-digit number used in the United States to classify physical … Continue reading

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What Is A Used Vehicle?



By: Eric Gauthier It is always a great moment when you buy a car. It does not matter if it’s used or the dream car that you always wanted since you were a kid. Even if it has over 100,000 miles, … Continue reading

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Reuse of the Shipment Reference Number: Not Allowed



By: Nidaal Jubran Back in March 2011, I wrote Decoding the SRN. Let’s refresh our knowledge of the Shipment Reference Number (SRN) in the Automated Export System (AES). FTR Letter No. 2, is a memorandum that references Section 30.6(a)(19) of the … Continue reading

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Trade Term: FTR



By: Omari Wooden In the Trade Term: EEI, I talked about all the different types of acronyms used in the export trade community. Some of you may still be trying to decipher that acronym-heavy sentence. This leads me to the Trade … Continue reading

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Back to the Basics – Ensuring Your Privacy, Leave the EIN Out!



By: Nidaal Jubran Be mindful of the information you are transmitting electronically. We often receive requests for a number of items surrounding AES, such as resolutions for fatal errors, tracking AES responses for shipments, initiating suppressions, etc. In doing so, some … Continue reading

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National Export Initiative Priority Markets: Taiwan



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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