Tag Archives: USPPI

Who is the USPPI? It could be YOU!

Written by: Maurice Hinton, International Trade Management Division Questions about who the U.S. Principal Party in Interest (USPPI) is often come up when reporting exports. The USPPI is the person or legal entity in the United States that receives the … Continue reading

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How Do You Report Consolidated Shipments in the AES?

By: Shannon Barley This blog is intended to help exporters file the AES record and use the “One Rule” to determine if goods make up one or multiple shipments. Let’s use a simple scenario to walk you through the necessary … Continue reading

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Watch a Free Webinar: Understanding Export Regulations

By: Omari Wooden Yesterday we held the ninth webinar of the Go Global series focusing on Understanding the Foreign Trade Regulations. The Foreign Trade Regulations set forth the rules and regulations for all parties involved in the export transaction. Learn … Continue reading

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Trade Term: USPPI

Throughout the export community, trade terminology runs rampant. A FPPI places an order with a USPPI who prepares an EEI and files via AES then provides an ITN to CBP and does the hokey pokey and turns himself around and … Continue reading

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Can the U.S. Customs Broker be the USPPI?

By: Melannie Belton Did you know that the U.S. Customs Broker can be listed as the USPPI when reporting export information  in the AES? Well, as Sean mentioned in his October 13, 2010 blog entitled “Who is the USPPI Anyway?“  the U.S. … Continue reading

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Selling Stuff Online?

By: Sean Kline If you’re like me, you’ve probably sold something online before. Most of the time, people are selling relatively inexpensive items in small quantities. So, what happens when you sell tangible items to a foreign buyer via the Internet … Continue reading

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Who is the USPPI Anyway?

By: Sean Kline Determining who the USPPI is in an export transaction can be challenging at times. There are five different parties that can be the USPPI. Those parties include: U.S. Seller U.S. Manufacturer U.S. Order Party U.S. Customs Broker Foreign … Continue reading

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Real Export Emergencies, Episode 3: Send an SOS to AES

By: Nyitre Rodgers Stories from the Real Export Emergencies Scene: It’s December 20, 2010 and Jamel is anxiously awaiting his flight to Aruba. He recently completed his first semester of law school, and he’s excited to meet his significant other, … Continue reading

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