Publications

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Export Control Reforms Guidebook – October 2014 (Printed Item)

This guide is a compilation of the numerous final rules issued impacting the rewriting of the U.S. Munitions List (USML) and the Commerce Control List (CCL) as part of the Export Control Reform Initiative. This guidebook provides the final revisions for each USML category issued to date and connects each to the newly developed “600 Series” Export Control Classification Numbers (ECCNs) added to the CCL.

This guidebook will be mailed as a printed book.


How to Guidebook: International Supplier Management Guide (PDF)

Purchasing and procurement managers are increasingly using global sourcing as a way to help grow their business. Global sourcing helps to drive down cost, improve productivity with a more efficient manufacturing process, and provide unique products or qualities that cannot be found domestically.

Setting up and managing new international suppliers, very similar to domestic suppliers, has many of the same elements associated with managing foreign suppliers. Managers must ensure that the price and qualities meet the companys expectations along with any warranty issues that may arise.

Guidebook will be sent via e-mail after purchasing.


How to Guidebook: Multi-Tier Export Transactions (PDF)

An international drop shipment is an export transactions in which an U.S. manufacturer or shipper sells to an U.S. or foreign party and is requested to ship the goods directly to a third party.  The third party may be an U.S. consignee or a foreign consignee.

An international drop shipment may take many forms, but all drop shipments have the characteristic of three or more parties involved in a multi-tier international transaction with a sale and a subsequent resale to a third party.

Guidebook will be sent via e-mail after purchasing.


How to Guidebook: NAFTA Supplier Solicitation Guide (PDF)

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has successfully opened up borders and promoted trade within the NAFTA region of the United States, Canada, and Mexico.  Since NAFTAs implementation in 1993, the United States has experienced more trade growth with Canada and Mexico than with any non-free trade countries.

Guidebook will be sent via e-mail after purchase.


How to Guidebook: Routed Transactions (PDF)

A routed transaction is a special case of international shipment as defined by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Census Bureau.  Generally, the U.S. Seller is responsible for making the licensing and declarations necessary for export transactions.  But a routed transaction differs from other international shipments in that the foreign buyer takes control of both the products and the export shipping and clearance arrangements for those products.

Guidebook will be sent via e-mail after purchasing.

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