In these videos, exporters will learn about Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the General Prohibitions, country groups, license exceptions, country control lists, indexes as well as other definitions. They will also learn about the Bureau of Industry (BIS) license requirement and the U.S. government tools that are available.
Last Published: 11/21/2018
Why is This Important

In this video, you will learn how Export Administration Regulations are important to businesses and how they can help their bottom line, and can help businesses mitigate risk. The video can help businesses decide if a license is required to export a particular item, or whether or not a license exception is available, so you can avoid the delay and expense of working for and receiving an unnecessary license of approval. You will also learn about the other government agencies that are in compliance and go over the Commerce Control List, and Commodity Control Numbers and Classifications. 


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Regulations, Commerce Control List (CCL and the Export Control Classification Number (ECCN)

Learn about the CCL index, how to classify an article in CCL, and understand what will happen if an item in not in the CCL. You will also be introduced to the three (3) type of commerce export designations, and the structure of the ECCN. 


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Identifying the Item and Steps to Take

Learn about the EAR 99 and how to identify where your item is going and how it will be used. Also covered in this video - the Commerce Country Chart, Country-Specific FAQ’s and Groups, examples of classifying an item, licensing under the EAR, and identifying a license. Explore licensing exceptions and see who is involved in “Lists to Check”. 


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Restrictions on Certain Exports/Completed Information

In this video, you will learn about the Bureau of Industry and Security’s Office of Export Enforcement and Part 764 on voluntary self disclosure. 


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Penalties and Disclosures

Learn about the Bureau of Industry, the Consolidated Screening List, the Simple Search Engine and the Application Programming Interface in this video. 


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