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Understanding Basic Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) License Requirements



By: Nidaal Jubran Only a small percentage of U.S. exports require a license from a licensing agency. One of these  agencies is the State Department, specifically the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, deals primarily with military items and weapons. If your … Continue reading

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Exporting Software: To file or not to file, Part 1



By: Omari Wooden The Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR) mandates the filing of Electronic Export Information (EEI) in the Automated Export System (AES) for shipments of physical goods. The key word here is “physical.” In order for an item or product to be … Continue reading

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How do I get a Schedule B?



By: Justin Jenkins How easy is it to purchase a car? There are so many kinds of cars and options available. First you have to decide whether you want a coupe, sedan, van, or SUV. Then you have to choose … Continue reading

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What to do when you receive a 072 or 073 Fatal Error



By: Rosanna Torres Every two weeks a Fatal Error report is delivered to companies that have outstanding Fatal Errors on their account. If you’re unfamiliar with the report, congratulations! That could mean that your company either has never generated fatal errors … Continue reading

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What Difference Does a Couple of Cents Make?



By: Josephine Ocheni When reporting the US dollar value of your commodity in the Automated Electronic System (AES) make sure  that you do not report the cents. AES doesn’t accept cents. Foreign Trade Regulation 30.6 (a) 17 states “Report the value … 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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Stories from the Real Export Emergencies: Episode 1



By: Nyitre Rodgers Stories from the Real Export Emergencies: Episode 1 “Please…save my shipment!” Scene: A very concerned filer walks into the doctor’s office distraught about his very ill shipment. The Filers eyes are filed with tears as he says … Continue reading

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