The U.S. Census Bureau provides valuable resources and training on understanding the Foreign Trade Regulations, classifying foreign trade commodities, filing foreign trade information, and utilizing foreign trade data. Learn more about these topics through our webinars, tutorials, training videos, seminars, conferences and other useful tools to help you build a strong foundation in the fundamentals of exporting.
Learn more about the Export Administration Regulations
Complying with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations
Bureau of Industry and Security
July 8, 2014
July 22, 2014
Gain an understanding of the Export Administration Regulations, Export Control Classification Numbers, and how to file Commerce-controlled exports in the Automated Export System. Learn about the Commerce Control List, Export Control Reform, and the new "600 series," as well as existing compliance activities.
Find out about the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and the US Munitions List. Understand how to be compliant when exporting military and munition items
Learn about sanctions and embargoes on foreign countries and entities. Learn best practices to screen denied persons and blocked countries.
Easily manage your export reporting through AESDirect shipment manager. Learn how to utilize the features in AESDirect to view and track shipments, which can assist you with internal audits.
Virtual Town Hall
Foreign Trade Regulation (FTR) Webinars
Come learn about what has changed in the Foreign Trade Regulation (FTR) and how that change will affect you.
This webinar series was created by the Foreign Trade
Division of the U.S. Census Bureau and will provide
information on the revised FTR. Best of all, the webinars
The webinars will focus on the following topics:
Changes in reporting requirements
(i.e., used self propelled
vehicles, temporary exports, and split shipments)
New fields added to the Automated Export System
(e.g., License Value and Ultimate Consignee Type)
Changes in definitions
(i.e., port of export and
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Go Global Webinars
This in-depth webinar series provides the government resources to help you become a successful exporter from finding compatible markets for your products to financing your export program to understanding export regulations. Each of the 11 webinars will provide useful information that can increase your knowledge about international trade and help you "Go Global."
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WHERE TO GET STARTED
Learn about the fundamentals of exporting the government assistance available to you at export.gov
May 7, 2013
U.S. Commercial Service, International Trade Administration
Are you ready to export and are looking for financing? Learn about government-guaranteed loan programs and direct loan programs to help with translating your product literature, participating in foreign trade shows, and funding your export orders.
July 30, 2013
Dennis Chrisbaum, Small Business Administration and
Michael Jackson, Export-Import Bank
Save time and money by learning the rules and responsibilities for all parties involved in an export transaction. Learn more to avoid common mistakes by making the right decisions regarding your export shipments from day one.
An essential part of exporting is determining which U.S. export regulation applies to you. The Bureau of Industry and Security regulates the export and re-export of commodities, software, and technology, commercial and military in nature. Learn more about dual use items, the Commerce Control List and licensing policies.