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AES Broadcast  06/01/2005           Broadcast  #  2005021
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Effective June 15, 2005, the U.S. Census Bureau is amending the 
               Foreign Trade Statistics Regulations to require that the Kimberley 
               Process Certificate (KPC) number for the exports and reexports of 
               rough diamonds be filed through the Automated Export System (AES). 
             
*  For such shipments, AES users will be required to enter the KPC 
               number, the correct Schedule B/HTS Number and the correct license 
               code as listed below. 
*  If users do not submit the proper information, one or more fatal 
               errors, listed below,  will be generated. 
*  Fatal errors must be resolved and retransmitted before the 
               shipment moves.
*  Vendors and self-programmers will be required to change their 
               edits and validations. 
To read the final rule go to:
               http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/regulations/fedregnotices/index.html#2005
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AES DATA INPUT REQUIREMENTS FOR EXPORTS/REEXPORTS OF ROUGH DIAMONDS
*  License Code = 'T12'
               *  Schedule B/HTS Number = 10-digit code under one of the following
               headings:  7102.10, 7102.21 or 7102.31
               *  KPC Number = must be 4-12 numeric positions and contain no leading 
               spaces
               *  ECCN = 'EAR99' or Leave it BLANK.
               *  Export Information Code = 'OS' or 'OI'
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FATAL ERROR RESPONSES REGARDING ROUGH DIAMONDS
Response 
               Code      Severity  Narrative Text
               660       FATAL      ‘T12’ REQUIRED FOR ROUGH DIAMONDS
               661       FATAL      SCHED B/HTS NBR NOT ALLOWED FOR LIC CODE
               662       FATAL      KPC NBR MUST BE AT LEAST 4 NUMERICS
               663       FATAL      KPC NUMBER CONTAINS NON-NUMERICS
               664       FATAL      KPC NUMBER CONTAINS LEADING SPACES
               665       FATAL      KPC NUMBER MISSING
Details on these and other Commodity Filing Response Messages can be 
               found at: 
               http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/aes/documentlibrary/index.html#documentation_lists 
 



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Source: FTDWebMaster, Foreign Trade Division, U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, D.C. 20233
Location: MAIN: AES:DOCUMENT LIBRARY: BROADCASTS
Created: 17 May 2004
Last modified: 13 July 2011 at 08:40:14 AM