- Terms of delivery are different for international trade.
Exporting nations have developed a standardized set of Incoterms
that identify the obligations of the buyer and seller.
- The Office of Foreign
Assets Control ("OFAC") of the U.S. Department of
the Treasury administers and enforces economic and trade
sanctions against targeted foreign countries, terrorism
sponsoring organizations and international narcotics traffickers
based on U.S. foreign policy and national security goals.
- The Government Printing Office, in conjunction with Bureau of
Industry and Security, has created a website
that contains an up-to-date database of the entire Export
Administration Regulations (EAR), including the Commerce Control
List, the Commerce Country Chart, and the Denied Persons List.
EAR revisions are incorporated into this site within 48-72 hours
and the EAR can be viewed, downloaded, and searched.
- AES Direct is
the U.S. Census Bureau's free, internet based system for filing
Shipper's Export Declaration (SED) information to the Automated
Export System (AES). It is the electronic alternative to filing
a paper SED, and can be used by U.S. Principal Parties in
Interest (USPPIs), forwarders, or anyone else responsible for