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AES Broadcast  7/02/2008          Broadcast  #  2008025
 Town Hall Meeting Schedule - New Foreign Trade Regulations
The Foreign Trade Division (FTD) is sponsoring Free Town Hall Meetings 
and AESPcLink workshops in five cities throughout the United States. 
The U.S Census Bureau experts will carefully explain the changes from 
the Foreign Trade Statistics Regulations to the new Foreign Trade 
Regulations to help the trade community to understand the new reporting 
requirements so they can avoid significant new penalties for noncompliance. 
Note:  Meetings and workshops are free to the public.  The workshops 
are for paper filers only; companies not registered to file AES. 
Participants will need to register for the meetings and workshops.
The schedule for the Town Hall Meetings is as follows:
August 14th		Laredo, TX		Townhall Meeting & AESPcLink Workshop
August 15th	 	Laredo, TX		AESPcLink Workshops (morning & afternoon)
August 18th	    St. Louis, MO	Townhall Meeting & AESPcLink Workshop
August 19th		Miami, FL		Townhall Meeting & AESPcLink Workshop
August 20th	   Dallas, TX		Townhall Meeting & AESPcLink Workshop
August 21nd		San Diego, CA	Townhall Meeting & AESPcLink Workshop
To view the full schedule and registration information, please visit
For further information or questions, contact the U.S. Census Bureau's
AES Branch at 1-800-549-0595, menu option 3.
For further information or questions, contact the U.S. Census Bureau's
AES Branch at 1-800-549-0595, menu option 1 or at

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Source: FTDWebMaster, Foreign Trade Division, U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, D.C. 20233
Created: 17 May 200
Last modified: 10 September 2015 at 01:17:21 PM