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The Liquid Joy of the American Economy



 Written by: Steven Finkelstein  As you sip your “Morning Joe,” “afternoon pick-me-up” or “rocket fuel,” think about where that java might have come from. In this blog, we will talk about the impact of this popular beverage on international trade. … Continue reading

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Annotating an Export Shipment: Filing Citations, Exemption and Exclusion Legends



Written by: Charles Gamble The U.S. Census Bureau often receives questions on how to annotate commercial documents for export shipments to minimize potential delays at the port of export. In a previous blog on Filing Citations and Exemption Legends, we … Continue reading

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Crater of Diamonds



Written by: Erwin (Randy) Parson, International Trade Management Division  Did you know that diamonds could be unearthed in the U.S.? The biggest diamond found in the U.S. was 40.23 carats and was named “Uncle Sam” after the nickname of its … Continue reading

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New Advance Economic Indicators Report



This is a repost from the US Census Bureau Director’s Blog New Advance Economic Indicators Report Available This Month Written by John H. Thompson Later this month, the U.S. Census Bureau will release the first-ever Advance Economic Indicators Report. Last July, … Continue reading

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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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Automated Export System Compliance Seminar Schedule 2016



We are happy to share with you our 2016 Automated Export System (AES) compliance seminar series. For the latest dates and registration details, visit our site. What is an AES Compliance Seminar? The AES Compliance Seminar is a one-day program … Continue reading

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Export Classification Codes Part 3: Parts



Written By: Crystal Carmon, Micro Analysis Branch This is the final blog post in the Export Classification Codes blog series that discusses the proper way to classify mixtures, kits or parts for exports. This blog post discusses how to classify … Continue reading

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Improvements to the Release of Economic Indicators Mean You Get Data Faster



This is a repost from the US Census Bureau Director’s Blog.  Written by: John H. Thompson Every month, the Census Bureau releases key indicators of America’s economy. These indicators are critical to the analysis of the nation’s current and future … Continue reading

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