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AES Broadcast  04/04/2007          Broadcast  #  2007012
Revised Notice to all U.S. Principle Parties in Interest (USPPI),
Forwarding Agents, Consolidators, and All Others Concerned!
From:		William G. Bostic, Jr.
Chief, Foreign Trade Division (FTD)
Subject:	Revised Notice of Request for Faxed Submission of Kimberley 
Process Certificates
On January 1, 2006, a notice was issued informing the USPPIs and other 
related parties that the U.S. Census Bureau will require faxed copies of 
the Kimberley Process Certificate (KPC) under the provisions of the 
Foreign Trade Statistics Regulations (FTSR), Title 15, Code of Federal 
Regulations (CFR), Section 30.11.
Effective April 2, 2007, the USPPIs and others involved in the export of 
rough diamonds are required to immediately fax their KPCs (including 
voided certificates) to the Census Bureau upon export of their shipments 
from the United States.  Also, for exports of rough diamonds, include the 
country of destination along with the importer name on the line 
designated for Importer on the KPC.  Copies of the KPC should be faxed to 
The Census Bureau is responsible for collecting, compiling, and publishing 
import and export trade statistics for the United States under the 
provisions of Title 13, United States Code,Chapter 9, Section 301, and 
Title 15 CFR, Part 30.  Under the Clean Diamond Trade Act, Public Law 
108-19, the Federal Government is directed by Congress to continue to 
keep statistics on imports and exports of rough diamonds under subheadings 
7102.10, 7102.21, and 7102.31 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the 
United States.
Every effort must be made by all related parties in these transactions to 
comply with the provisions contained in the FTSR, Title 15, CFR, Part 30. 
If you have any questions concerning these requirements, please contact 
Mrs. Dale C. Kelly, Chief, Regulations, Outreach, and Education Branch,
FTD, on 1-800-549-0595, Option 3.

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Source: FTDWebMaster, Foreign Trade Division, U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, D.C. 20233
Created: 17 May 200
Last modified: 12 December 2015 at 10:39:45 AM