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AES Broadcast  06/02/2008          Broadcast  #  2008022
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 WE ARE ENTERING INTO A NEW ERA OF EXPORT COMPLIANCE
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The Census Bureau’s Foreign Trade Division is excited to announce the publication of the 
Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR), Title 15, Part 30.  The publication of the final rule implements 
the provisions of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Public Law 107-228, requiring 
mandatory filing of export information via the Automated Export System (AES).  This final rule 
was published in the Federal Register on June 2, 2008.  The FTR will become effective 30 days
from the date of publication on July 2, 2008.  We are also providing the trade an additional 
90 days from the effective date to implement these new regulations.  Implementation of the FTR 
will occur on September 30, 2008.  After the 90-day implementation period, you must file your 
export information electronically through the AES.  If you currently file paper Shipper’s Export 
Declarations (SEDs), STOP! 
After September 30, 2008, exporters that submit paper SEDs will be in violation of the FTR and 
subject to penalties.  Your export information must be filed electronically through the AES. 
In addition, all exporters must adhere to the new filing timeframes determined by the mode of 
transportation.  These new regulations have tougher penalty provisions that will affect all parties 
involved in the export process.  It is important that you understand these new requirements so that 
you avoid costly penalties.
If you have any questions with regards to the new regulations or the AES, please contact the 
Foreign Trade Division on 800-549-0595.  Select option 1 to reach the Automated Export Branch
for technical issues or option 3 to reach the Regulations, Outreach and Education Branch for 
regulatory concerns.  The entire FTR along with other information, including a list of frequently 
asked questions, can also be found on our Website at www.census.gov/trade
 
 

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Created: 17 May 200
Last modified: 13 July 2011 at 08:40:15 AM