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ACE ABI CATAIR Entry Summary Create/Update Filing and Response Scenarios

Document Posting Date: 
January 16, 2014

Examples of various ACE EDI Entry Summary responses based on the syntax rules, control/filing action rules, and business data rules. The conditions and examples cited here are representative of relevant categories of "validation," "acceptance" and "rejection."

This document provides the message formats and technical specifications necessary to electronically transmit data to CBP's automated systems.

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Last modified: 
February 28, 2020