Category Archives: Announcement

Global Wizard New Commercial Invoices

Heather Noggle   April 20, 2017   Comments Off on Global Wizard New Commercial Invoices

At the end of April, Global Wizard will release new versions of Commercial Invoices displaying both gross and net weight to facilitate trade document requirements with Brazil and other countries. Both portrait and landscape versions will be released, each with an option to display the first 6 of the HTS… Read more »

January 2017 Schedule B/HTS Numbers Available in Global Wizard

Heather Noggle   January 19, 2017   Comments Off on January 2017 Schedule B/HTS Numbers Available in Global Wizard

On January 18, 2017, the Census department released the computer-consumable files for the updated HTS valid for import and export. The updated data is now available in Shipment Wizard for your use as of January 19, 2017, prior to business hours. The government had been advising customers who were ready… Read more »

US Manufacturing Exports Up

Heather Noggle   May 3, 2016   Comments Off on US Manufacturing Exports Up

Export orders are up for US manufactured goods. U.S. factory activity expanded at a more moderate pace in April due in part to a slowdown in new orders, but a rise in export orders to a near 1-1/2-year high and signs an inventory overhang drag was fading offered hope for the… Read more »

Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR) Proposed Rule Governing AES

Heather Noggle   April 19, 2016   Comments Off on Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR) Proposed Rule Governing AES

Comments remain open for a proposed rule governing changes to AES submissions.  The comment period ends on May 9, 2016 at 11:59 EDT. Two new data elements are on the way – original ITN and a used electronics indicator. Clarifications on terminology definitions are also included. The original ITN is the more… Read more »

Cuba? US Postal Service, Banking, and Travel Changes

Heather Noggle   March 31, 2016   Comments Off on Cuba? US Postal Service, Banking, and Travel Changes

Interested in business with Cuba?  Some information to consider. The move, along with other actions to open up opportunities for more business and “non-tourism” engagement with the island, came ahead of President Obama’s trip to Cuba on March 20-22, a momentous capstone to the rapprochement that he and President Raul… Read more »

Proposed Rulemaking: Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR), Title 15, Part 30

Heather Noggle   March 31, 2016   Comments Off on Proposed Rulemaking: Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR), Title 15, Part 30

The Census Bureau’s International Trade Management Division (ITMD) is announcing the publication of a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking revising the Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR), Title 15, Part 30. The proposed changes also include the addition of two new data elements in the Automated Export System (AES), the original Internal Transaction… Read more »