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The FTA Tariff Tool combines tariff data into a simple and easy to search public interface.

March 4, 2018

This FTA Tariff Tool allows users to find tariff information on all products covered under the U.S. Free Trade Agreements (FTAs). The tool shows the tariff applied on the date the FTAs enters into force and the rates each subsequent year as the tariffs are eliminated under the agreement. The FTA Tariff Tool incorporates all products…

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Latest annual and quarterly trade data – TradeStats Express.

March 4, 2018

Get the latest annual and quarterly trade data with TradeStats Express.™ Retrieve, visualize, analyze, print and download your customized output. Interactive tool generates tables and graphics detailing annual and quarterly year-to-date U.S. goods trade data from 2002 to the most recently available quarter based upon user-specified options. Data are available for individual countries, trade &…

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FAQ’s on Exporting to China

March 1, 2018

Have questions on exporting to China? Whether it’s what payment terms to offer, warning signs of Chinese scams, or how to get a business visa, find your answers here. US Commercial Service offices across China are available to help and to prevent common mistakes that US businesses make when exporting to China. For the latest…

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Certificate of Origin for Israel Shipments No Longer Required for US Exporters!

January 19, 2018

Effective January 10, 2018, U.S. exporters to Israel are no longer required to provide Israeli authorities a hard copy Certificate of Origin.  Commonly referred to as the “Green Form” or “Form A” the CO required to qualify for preferential access to the Israeli market under the United States-Israel Free Trade Agreement (FTA).  U.S. exporters are…

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Finding the Right Bank to Help Your Company Go Global

November 7, 2017

Finding the Right Bank to Help Your Company Go Global October 25, 2017 This post contains external links. Please review our external linking policy. Robert Kurek is the Senior Vice President for International Financial Institutions at KeyBank A few weeks ago, our team here at KeyBank had the pleasure of joining more than 350 people at the Discover…

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High Fences Do Not Make Good Neighbors

May 1, 2017

european american chamber of commerce European American Chamber of Commerce New York Yvonne Bendinger-Rothschild Executive Director direct dial: +1 212 808 2707 ybr@eaccny.com High Fences Do Not Make Good Neighbors It is the Economy, My Friend February 14, 2017, Paris, New York, Cincinnati When Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue in 1492, Western Europe accounted for…

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April FX Outlook – US Tax Reform and French Election

April 4, 2017

April FX outlook – US tax reform and French election After the failure of the Trump/GOP healthcare bill the next focus is on the Republican tax reform proposals, which may well be outlined more clearly by the end of the month. With the USD having weakened a little over the last month and having failed…

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Getting to Know the Ohio DEC

January 24, 2017

Conducting international business presents a variety of challenges. The successful export of goods and services throughout the global markets can only be accomplished through expertise and an ability to adapt to changing market demands. District Export Councils, such as the Ohio DEC, are dedicated to providing professional export advice to each region’s local firms. What…

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Questions About Cuba?

November 7, 2016

U.S. law prohibits the Department of Commerce from providing U.S. Government assistance, including export assistance, for exports to Cuba.  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…

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New Destination Control Statement goes into effect Nov 2016

November 7, 2016

Effective November 15, 2016 US exporters should use the new Destination Control Statement on their commercial invoices: “These items are controlled by the U.S. Government and authorized for export only to the country of ultimate destination for use by the ultimate consignee or end-user(s) herein identified.  They may not be resold, transferred, or otherwise disposed…

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