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Official Notices to the Trade

This page presents an Index to AES Notices to the trade and other signed documents.

Federal Register Notice: Trade Act of 2002 - Advance Electronic Information

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announces the publication of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in the July 23, 2003 Federal Register. The trade and other interested parties will have 30 days from the date of publication to comment on the proposed regulations, with comments returned to the location and in the manner cited in the proposal. CBP will then take those comments into consideration before the publication of the final rule.

Federal Register Notice 2003

The Final Rule announcing the mandatory AES filing of items on the CCL and USML that currently require the filing of a Shipper's Export Declaration; announcing the elimination of Option 3 as a filing option in AES; and the requirement to report the complete name and address of the USPPI with every shipment, was published in the Federal Register July 17, 2003. These new requirements will be implemented in AES on October 18, 2003. The AES participant has 90 days to comply with this new rule.

Federal Register Notice
Notice of proposed rule making for AES mandatory filing for items on the Commerical Control List (CCL) and the United States Munitions List (USML) that currently require a Shipper's Export Declaration (SED). October 9, 2002.

CBP and U.S. Census Bureau issued a joint notice to Exporters, Freight Forwarders, Exporting Carriers, Department of Commerce District Offices, and Others Concerned regarding the Automated Export System (AES) Filing Requirements. Subjects addressed in the September 23, 2002 notice include Exemption Statements, Consolidated Shipments, Transportation Reference Number, Letter of Authorization, Licensed Shipments and Mandatory AES.

AES Broadcast # 2002049, August 2, 2002 - Option 4 and Data Entry Center (DEC) Exemption Statement - Common Errors.

CBP to enforce Exemption Legend Reporting requirements starting May 1, 2002

Bureau of the Census publishes notice in the Federal Register
/Vol. 66 No 249/Friday, December 28, 2001 (PDF) regarding the proposed collection of additional data elements in AES for licensed shipments.

AES Down Time Guidelines. This PDF document contains the standard guidelines for processing of automated export transactions during down time of AES and/or down time of the AES Participant's computer system (Updated September 2002).

Bureau of the Census issues special program notice
in the Federal Register/Vol. 66, No. 144/Thursday, July 26, 2001 announcing to the export community the requirement for mandatory AES filing for all items on the Commerce Control List (CCL) and the United States Munitions List (USML), whether or not a license is required.

AES Certification Report
(Ref: P.L. 106-113) Will require the mandatory filing through AES of all items on the CCL and USML. Target effective date: March 2002.

The Bureau of the Census and Bureau of Industry and Security announce Final Rule to clarify Exporter (U.S. Principal Party in Interest) and Forwarding Agent Responsibilities, in a Federal Register Notice. (7/10/2000)