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Three Essentials To Know Before Importing

Importing goods in the U.S. for the first time can seem like a daunting task. There are many tasks that must be completed in order to clear your goods through U.S. customs and these tasks must meet the requirements of a variety of entities such as the US... View Article
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What is C-TPAT?

When shipping internationally, safety is of the utmost importance. The Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) is a safety measure that the trade industry takes against terrorism. The program, which started in 2001, is a volunteer government-business initiative to build cooperative relationships that strengthen and improve... View Article

New Exporting Requirements: The Automated Export System

By now, exporters should be aware of The U.S. Census Bureau’s new export reporting requirements. These new requirements are now fully active after a 180 day grace period that ended on October 2, 2014. Specifically, an Automated Export System (AES) or AES Direct is now... View Article

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