Foreign Trade Statistics Regulations (FTSR)
The Foreign Trade Statistics Regulations (FTSR) below expire with the implementation of the New Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR).
FTSR (as of June 2004)
All FTSR letters are listed in descending order according to letter
#175 - Requirements for U.S. Principal Party in Interest (USPPI)
or Foreign Principal Party in Interest (FPPI) for Authorizing a Forwarding
or Other Agent
#174 - USPPI When Goods Are Imported (for consumption) into the United
States for Export to a Third Country
#173 - Requirement for U.S. Principal Party in Interest (USPPI) to
File Shipper's Export Declarations (SEDs) or Automated Export System (AES)
Records for Exports to and from Puerto Rico
#172 - Reporting requirements for Exports through Canada
#171 - Requirements of Exporters to File a Shipper's Export Declaration
(SED) for Merchandise Shipped to the Panama Canal Formerly Known as the
Panama Canal Commission
#170 - Discontinuing Acceptance of Fax Copies of Shipper's Export
#169 - Reporting Requirements for Exports from FTZs
#168 - Amendment 2
#168 - Amendment 1
#168 - Shipper’s Export Declaration (SED) Exemption
Statements to be Reported on the Bill of Lading, Air Waybill, Other Loading
Documents for Carrier Use, or the Carrier Outbound Manifest
#167 - Revision of Foreign Trade Statistics Regulations (FTSR)15
CFR 30.7(p) to Require Exporters to Identify Exports of Foreign Military
Sales (FMS) Shipments with a Specific Indicator Code
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#166 - Revision of Foreign Trade Statistics Regulations (FTSR)
15 CFR 30.56(b) to Allow Exemptions From Filing a Shipper's Export Declaration
(SED) for Company-Owned Tools of Trade
165 - Shipper's Export Declaration (SED) Requirements
#164 - Valuation of Technical Data (Software)
#163 - Proper Reporting of Exports of Merchandise Previously Imported
for Repairs or Alterations, and Replacement Parts
December 12, 2005 – Notice of Request for Faxed Submission of Kimberley Process Certificates for United States Principal Parties in Interest and other related parties.
- PDF [469k image of the original letter]
December 12, 2005 – Notice of Request for Faxed Submission of Kimberley Process Certificates for Importers, Brokers and other related parties.
- PDF [451k image of the original letter]
November 8, 2005 - Advanced Notice of Request for Faxed Submission of Kimberley
Process Certificates for United States Principal Parties in Interest (USPPI),
Forwarding Agents, Consolidators, and All Others Concerned
- PDF [70k image of the original letter]
November 8, 2005 - Advanced Notice of Request for Faxed Submission of Kimberley Process Certificates for Importers, U.S. Customs Brokers,
Forwarding Agents, and All Others Concerned
- PDF [62k image of the original letter]
July 5, 2004 - Request for Export Documentation by Foreign Governments
[700x907, 52k image of the original letter]
- PDF [324k image of the original letter]
- AES Certification Report (June 2001)
- P.L. 106-113, Status Paper on AES Mandatory Filing (June 2001)
FTD Web News
What is required for me to ship charity goods to Haiti?
From GLOBAL REACH: "In order to facilitate the movements of these goods, we offer the following guidance that applies to any goods not requiring a license, such as food, clothing, and medicines." (January 22, 2010)
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.
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