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AES Broadcast  04/28/2009          Broadcast  #  2009015
 ***Export Compliance Spring/Summer Tour Schedule***
Export Compliance is on the move!  Listed below are the various outreach 
         and education opportunities coming to a city near you!  Help us to help 
         you "Get it right the FIRST time!"
AES Export Compliance Seminars
Various organizations are sponsoring Automated Export System (AES) 
         Compliance Seminars along with AESPcLink workshops throughout the country. 
         The U.S. Census Bureau and port officers from the U.S. Customs and Border 
         Protection (CBP) will participate as presenters. The Census Bureau experts 
         will teach you about export regulations, explain your responsibilities under 
         the laws, thoroughly cover the filing of required export information through 
         the Automated Export System (AES), and make sure you understand the Schedule 
         B classification requirements.  The CBP experts will thoroughly cover port 
         requirements and efforts against terrorism and international narcotics 
On the second day, there will be an AESPcLink Workshop where participants 
         can enjoy the benefits of FREE electronic filing of their export information 
         via the Windows-based desktop PC Component AESPcLink.  Come learn how to 
         successfully file your export information in this hands-on PC training workshop. 
         All training is provided by the U.S. Department of Commerce / U.S. Census 
         Bureau / Foreign Trade Division.
June 2*		Portland, OR
         June 9/10		Tampa, FL
         June 16/17		Pomona, CA
         June 17/18		Newport Beach (Irvine), CA
         June 17/18		Herndon, VA
         August 11/12**	Jackson, MS 
         *June 2nd in Portland, OR is a half day Export Compliance Seminar Only
         **Information not yet posted to website
AESPcLink Certification Workshops 
OnPoint Solutions Group, Inc. is sponsoring AESPcLink Workshops across the 
         country this spring and summer. Enjoy the benefits of FREE electronic filing 
         of export information via the Windows-based desktop PC Component AESPcLink. 
         Come learn how to successfully file your export information in this hands-on PC 
         training workshop. All training is provided by the U.S. Department of Commerce / 
         U.S. Census Bureau / Foreign Trade Division.
May 29		Long Beach, CA
         June 10		Bellevue, WA
         June 30		Eagan, MN
         July 15		Henderson, NV
         August 5		Atlanta, GA
         August 7		Corpus Christie, TX
         August 20		New York, NY
The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Commercial Service are offering a series 
         of Export Compliance Webinars May 19th through June 4th.  The webinars are 
         designed to educate the exporting trade community on Export Compliance and
Webinar topics will be divided into five modules:
May 19		Filing Requirements
         May 21		Commodity Classification
         May 28		AES Overview
         June 2		How to Use AESPcLink
         June 4		CBP Enforcement Guidelines
         For complete details, including full module descriptions, a flyer and 
         registration information, visit the Census site at 
For further information or questions, contact the sponsoring organization
         via the respective flyer available on the Foreign Trade website.

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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.

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

- 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.

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Source: FTDWebMaster, Foreign Trade Division, U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, D.C. 20233
Created: 17 May 200
Last modified: 11 March 2015 at 05:19:19 PM