Tag Archives: Foreign Trade Division

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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Tips when contacting the AES Call Center



By: Eric Gauthier How often do you call 1-800-549-0595 when you have questions regarding filing EEI? Ever emailed askAES@census.gov because you need clarification on filing EEI? Support staff here at the Foreign Trade Division always aim to provide you accurate answers … Continue reading

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