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AESDirect Required Maintenance - Scheduled Outages


AES Broadcast  06/21/2011          Broadcast  #  2011036

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AESDirect Required Maintenance - Scheduled Outages

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This message is intended for AESDirect program users only. If you are not an AESDirect program filer, you will not be affected by these outages.

The AESDirect system will experience required system maintenance occurring Wednesday, June 22, 2011. There will be one brief outage when the AESDirect system will not be available for EEI filing.

The first outage will occur on June 22, 2011 from Midnight EDT to 1:00am EDT. During this outage the AES Downtime Policy will not be enacted.

We strongly encourage you to file your shipments prior to these outages if possible.

AESPcLink users are encouraged to continue creating and storing shipments in a queue on their local computer for transmission when AESDirect is brought back on-line after each outage.

For further information or questions, contact the U.S. Census Bureau's AES Branch.

Telephone: (800) 549-0595, select option 1 for AES
Email: askaes@census.gov
Online: www.census.gov/trade
Blog: blogs.census.gov/globalreach


FTD Web News


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Foreign Trade has GLOBAL REACH
Foreign Trade has just created and published its official blog, "Global Reach." Visit it to discuss the Foreign Trade Regulations, Export Filing (AES), Trade Data, and other trade related topics. Posts are current and relevant to you as the filer, exporter, data user, or curious blog reader. (January 5, 2010)

FTZ: Guidelines for Submtting Statistical Data (PDF) (1.8 MB)
Guidelines and best practices for fulfilling FTZ's statistical reporting requirements are now available.

NEW EXPORT TRAINING VIDEOS!!!
- Training videos on topics such as the Foreign Trade Regulations, AESDirect, NAFTA, Taxes/Tariffs, Commodities, etc. now available!

2009 Constant Dollar Data
- The Census Bureau identified a processing error that caused incorrect deflators to be applied to the revised data for 2009. The data have been corrected.

2009 DATA PRODUCT CHANGES
- U.S. Census Bureau will modify the structure of several data products to accommodate changing technology and user demand.

EXPORT COMPLIANCE SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS
- The export environment has dramatically changed. Come and understand what it takes to remain compliant, aware and out of trouble.

2003 AES Option 4 Moratorium
Option 4 Filing Review Process Suspended

AES Compliance Best Practices:
Best Practices for maintaining AES Compliance are now available.

Related Party Database Application:
Time series RELATED PARTY data for specific commodities and countries.

ORDER AND DOWNLOAD FOREIGN TRADE DATA PRODUCTS:
- Online Order Form
- FTD DropBox
- Merchandise Trade Downloads

NEW Schedule B Search Engine:
It's new. It's flexible. It has more options.

NEWEST TRADE DATA!
- Get the basics!
- Learn more!


Source: FTDWebMaster, Foreign Trade Division, U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, D.C. 20233
Location: MAIN: AES:DOCUMENT LIBRARY
Created: 21 Sep 2010
Last modified: 26 September 2011 at 03:00:46 PM