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Resources at AESDirect.gov



By: Nidaal Jubran When I first started in the Automated Export System branch of the Foreign Trade Division a little over a year ago, I found myself relying heavily on the information at our website in order to understand the nuances … Continue reading

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Featured Videos: Registering for and Filing A Shipment Using AESDirect



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

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Are you reporting the correct Country of Destination?



By: Josephine Ocheni When filing your shipment, it is very important to report the correct country of ultimate destination because this affects our monthly publication of the US export trade statistics. To report where your shipment is destined, you must provide … Continue reading

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Stories from the Real Export Emergencies: Episode: 4 How does this “policy” work?!?!?



By: Nyitre Rodgers Scene: Storm clouds were forming all over the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area. It was rush hour,  which means the storm would just further impair the traffic. Just as members of the AES staff entered the building the … 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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Resources in Spanish for the Trade Community



By: Eric Gauthier An objective of the Foreign Trade Division (FTD) is to obtain the most accurate export information possible. As part of our efforts to accomplish this and to have as many parties as possible reporting their Electronic Export Information … Continue reading

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Make sure your AESDirect company account information is up to date!



By: Rosanna Torres There are many reasons that you may need to update your AESDirect account. For example: the registered Account Administrator might have left the company, the e-mail address on the profile might have changed, or your company simply might … Continue reading

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