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AES Broadcast  09/29/2008          Broadcast  #  2008048
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 AS OF WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2008 - AES IS MANDATORY
 A NEW ERA OF EXPORT COMPLIANCE 
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The Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR), Title 15, Part 30 was published 
in the Federal Register onJune 2, 2008.  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).  Implementation of the FTR will 
occur on September 30, 2008.  You MUST now 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