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Misc. Government Resources

1. 49 CFR (Parts 100-185)
Regulations relating to Transportation
2. American Association of Port Authorities - AAPA
Alliance of leading ports in the Western Hemisphere to protect and advance the common interests of its diverse members as they connect their communities with the global transportation system
3. Bureau of Industry & Security - Licensing
Export Control Basics; Commodity Classifications; Deemed Exports; SNAP-R (Electronic Licensing); STELA (Tracking your Application); Acronyms; Reexports & Offshore Transactions; Freight Forwarder responsibilities; BIS Export Control Forms; Publications; Nuclear, Missle, Chemical & Biological Licenses
4. Bureau of Industry & Security - Online Training Room
Essentials of Export Controls
5. Customs Ruling Online Search System - CROSS
A searchable database of CBP rulings
6. Denied Parties List
Denied Persons List; Unverified List; Entity List; Specially Designated nationals (SDN) List; Debarred Lists; Nonproliferation Sanctions
7. Embargoed & Trade Sanctions Countries List
Sanctions Programs; Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) List
8. Employer Identification Number - EIN
Application process for businesses and individual shippers of personal or household goods.
9. Excluded Parties List
Info on parties excluded from receiving Federal contracts, certain subcontracts, and certain Federal financial and nonfinancial assistance and benefits
10. Export Resources
National Export Initiative; General Info to assist Companies Export
11. FDA Compliance Guides
United Nations' specialized agency responsible for improving maritime safety and preventing pollution from ships
12. FDA Product Code Builder
FDA program designed to assist in determining a products' applicable FDA code
13. Federal Register
Federal Register Notices
14. Harmonized Tariff Schedule - HTS
A hierarchical structure for describing all goods in trade for duty, quota, and statistical purposes
15. Informed Compliance Publications
"What Every Member of the Trade Community Should Know About: ..." series
16. International Air Transport Association - IATA
Works with the Air Transport industry to represent, lead and serve the interests of the airline industry
17. National Association of Foreign Trade Zones - NAFTZ
Membership works together to foster business growth, economic development, and U.S. employment
18. National Customs Brokers & Freight Forwarders Association for America - NCBFAA
Represents the common business of Customs Brokers & Forwarders as transportation facilitators and logistics professionals in their dealings with government, industry and each other.
19. Recordkeeping Requirements
Recordkeeping Requirements - Informed Compliance Publication
20. Sanctions - OFAC
Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) List; Counter Terrorism Sanctions; Non-proliferation Sanctions; Counter Narcotics Trafficking Sanctions; Iran Sanctions; Other OFAC Sanctions Programs
21. Shipping Terms (Glossary) - DOT
U.S. DOT (Maritime Administration) - Glossary of Shipping Terms
22. U.S. Customs - Business Alliance for Secure Commerce - BASC
Intl Business Alliance to promote Business Security in cooperation with Gov. Agencies and Intl Organizations
23. U.S. Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) Board - FTZ
FTZ Information; Getting Started; Applications; Forms; Lists of FTZ's; FTZ Manufacturing Centers; Info for Operators & Users;
Annual Report Forms
24. USDA - APHIS Rulemaking
The online source for all documents concerning APHIS regulatory development (rulemaking).
25. Wood Packing Requirements - ISPM 15
Wood Packing Material Requirements - Listed by Country

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