Tag Archives: Foreign Trade Division

The Building Blocks of Gross Domestic Product Webinar

By Erwin (Randy) Parson, International Trade Management Division You may already know that the gross domestic product (GDP) produced by the Bureau of Economic Analysis measures economic activity, but do you know how the U.S. Census Bureau’s economic indicators data are … Continue reading

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Publication of a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Revise the Foreign Trade Regulations

Written by: Shannon Barley, International Trade and Management Division The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to revise the Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR) has been published. This rule reflects new export reporting requirements that are related to the International Trade Data … Continue reading

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What Type of Training Webinar Would You Like to See?

By Justin Edwards, International Trade Management Division If you export products and goods from the United States, you know there can be a lot to navigate. There are regulatory and reporting requirements, general rules of interpretation for classifying imports and … Continue reading

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What’s This I Hear About the AESTIR?

By: Sean Kline If you’ve heard about a thing called the AESTIR (ey-steer), but don’t know exactly what it is, then this is the blog for you. The Automated Export System Trade Interface Requirements (AESTIR) defines the data requirements that … Continue reading

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Watch a Free Webinar: Trade Financing Part I

By: Omari Wooden Yesterday we held the sixth webinar of the Go Global series focusing on: “Trade Financing: Part I”. Learn more about the financing options to get started. Working capital is available under a U.S. government-guaranteed loan program or as a … Continue reading

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Find Buyers and Make Contacts Abroad: How the Foreign Agricultural Service Can Help

By: Omari Wooden The fifth Go Global webinar was held last week, focusing on: “Finding Buyers and Making Contacts: Part II”. You can access the webinar here. Learn about the services the Foreign Agricultural Service offers you for the export … Continue reading

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Successfully Sharing Foreign Trade Data

By: Kristen Nespoli History in the Making In July 1987, the United States and Canada decided to try something unique and exchange data. Canada would use U.S. imports from Canada as their export data, and the U.S. would use Canadian … Continue reading

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Getting Your Trade Data Sooner!!!

By: Melissa Scott The U.S. Census Bureau’s Foreign Trade Division is pleased to announce that you will be getting your trade data sooner! Beginning in March 2013 with the January 2013 U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services (FT-900) report, monthly … Continue reading

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Survey Says…

By: Stephen Jackson Tell Us What You Think! Just a few weeks ago we sent out the 2012 Foreign Trade Division Customer Service Survey. Through this survey, we find out what you think about our customer support tools and services. … 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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