Tag Archives: EEI

Kilograms? Dozens? Gallons? What to Report as the Unit of Measure



By: Clara Santiago-Bello Reporting the correct unit of measure in the Automated Export System (AES) is important for producing quality data. According to the Statistical Classification of Domestic and Foreign Commodities Exported from the United States (Schedule B), the AES … Continue reading

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Shipping Goods from a Foreign Trade Zone to Puerto Rico



By: Katrina R. King Cars and car parts, pharmaceuticals, electronics, machine parts, clothing articles, wine and spirits are all examples of goods that are withdrawn from a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) and shipped to various places including Puerto Rico on … Continue reading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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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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National Export Initiative Priority Markets: Vietnam



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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Important Pop-Ups in AESDirect



By: Nidaal Jubran  Filers that transmit Electronic Export Information (EEI) through the AESDirect system must wait for the automated response with their Internal Transaction Number. Sometimes, the response never comes through. Most of the time this can be resolved in … Continue reading

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Domestic vs. Foreign Origin



By: Melannie Belton Exporters often ask: “How should I report a shipment for goods with the same schedule B, but composed of domestic and foreign origin?” You want to be sure that you are accurately identifying the origin of your goods … Continue reading

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How do I report Heavy Machinery?



By: Rosanna Torres There are times where heavy machinery is classified as a self-propelled vehicle and the Schedule B number used to identify the merchandise in AES requires additional information. This includes Vehicle Title information. What commodities require vehicle information? To … Continue reading

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Featured Video: What is a Freight Forwarder? Part 2



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

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Featured Video: What is a Freight Forwarder? Part 1



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

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