New Destination Control Statement to go into effect on November 15, 2016

New DCS

New Destination Control Statement to go into effect on November 15, 2016, and while not necessary for items requiring no license, still recommended to put on international commercial invoices.

Monday, November 07, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (467)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Questions about Cuba?

Cuba sanctions

The Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security and the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)  provide information regarding U.S. sanctions regulations relating to Cuba, including during monthly call-in programs to field questions from the exporting community concerning the Cuba rules and the publication of Fact Sheets and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). For more information, please see their websites at:  https://www.bis.doc.gov/index.php/policy-guidance/country-guidance/sanctioned-destinations/cuba and https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/Programs/pages/cuba.aspx.  

Monday, November 07, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (452)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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President’s “E” Award

Recognition for a job well done might not be the ultimate goal of a company; however, it is certainly appreciated when it is received. Such validation represents an objective confirmation of a company’s striving for excellence.

One such recognition is the President’s “E” Award, the highest honor a U.S. entity can receive for significant contributions to the expansion of U. S. exports. “E” Award winners must demonstrate sustained export expansion over multiple years. Such expansion must be measurable, innovative, sustainable, and have a broad impact.

Monday, June 13, 2016/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (1071)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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President Obama Signs EXIM Bank’s Reauthorization Into Law

On December 4, 2015, President Obama signed the highway funding bill which also reauthorizes the Export-Import Bank (EXIM Bank) through FY 2019.  This represents a hard-fought victory for President Obama, Secretary Pritzker, the Administration, and the U.S. exporting community over Congressional critics who successfully permitted EXIM Bank’s authority to lapse on July 1st.  However, the lack of a quorum on EXIM’s Board of Directors means that the Bank remains unable to approve large financing requests until a quorum is restored.
Friday, December 11, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (2177)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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A Basic Guide to Export Licensing

The decision to add exporting products to its growth model can be a major step in the success of a business. And, like all major decisions, it comes with its share of anticipation and apprehension.

This simplified guide is offered as a starting point in the plan’s process. A review of the literature on export licensing reveals a common structure of steps and procedures. The guide offered is a compilation of the basic steps in export licensing.

Monday, November 30, 2015/Author: SuperUser Account/Number of views (913)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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