Export Mechanics Training Video Series

To be successful as a new exporter, you first need to understand the basic mechanics of exporting. This training series introduces twelve key topics -- each broken into 3-5 short videos, easily viewed in any order. These videos are based on an ITA webinar series in partnership with NCBFAA. 
 

eCommerce Best Practices

In the eCommerce Best Practices videos, exporters will learn about eCommerce strategies, best practices, best market prospects, as well as search engine optimization, website navigation tips, and the government rules on eCommerce. 

This video set includes: 
  1. Introductions and Terms to Know
  2. eCommerce Websites and Platforms
  3. Search Engine Optimization (SEO): How Customers Find Your Site
  4. eCommerce Market Information
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AES / EEI Regulations

In the AES / EEI Regulations videos, exporters will learn about the Automated Export System (AES), the legal requirements for filing in AES, the process on how to submit your Electronic Export Information (EEI) to AES, and the use of authorized agents as an option to filing the EEI.

This video set includes: 
  1. How to Submit Your Electronic Export Information 
  2. The Automated Export System, the Legal Requirements for Filing AES
  3. The Authorized Agent as an Option for Filing the EEI 
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Export Compliance

In the Export Compliance videos, exporters will learn about U.S. export controls, sanctions regulations, the export license process, and tips for developing and implementing a compliance program.

This video set includes: 
  1. U.S. Export Control Regime
  2. Definitions & Key Concepts​
  3. Export Classifications & Licensing Determinations
  4. Creating a Robust Export Compliance Program
  5. Penalties & Compliance
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Export Control Basics

In the Export Control Basics videos, exporters will learn about the export control regulatory requirements and best practices for complying with them. They will also learn about product and technology classification, customer due diligence, screening, as well as handling controlled technology deemed exports. 

This video set includes: 
  1. Export Controls Why, What and How? 
  2. Export Controls Why, What and How? 
  3. Basics of Licensing Requirements 
  4. What is a Commodity Jurisdiction (CJ)?
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ATA Carnet 101

In the ATA Carnet 101 videos, exporters will learn what an ATA Carnet is and why they should be used. They will also learn what countries accept ATA Carnets and how to clear an ATA Carnet with Customs. 

This video set includes: 
  1. The "What" About the ATA Carnet
  2. The "Who", "Where" and "Why's" About the ATA Carnet
  3. The "How" About the ATA Carnet
  4. Additional Information About ATA Carnets 
  5. Specific Questions Regarding ATA Carnets 
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Sanctions

In the Sanctions videos, exporters will learn about sanction programs and the latest developments. They will also learn how government agencies regulate and enforce the various sanctions programs, licensing procedures, recent enforcement cases, high risk areas, red flags, and the Office of Foreign Assets Control licensing program.

This video set includes: 
  1. Overview of Export Agencies
  2. Introduction to OFAC
  3. OFAC Outline Continued
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Export Administration Regulations

In the Export Administration Regulations 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. 

This video set includes: 
  1. Why This is Important
  2. Regulations, Commerce Control List (CCL and the Export Control Classification Number (ECCN)
  3. Identifying the Item and Steps to Take
  4. Restrictions on Certain Exports/Completed Information
  5. Penalties and Disclosures
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Export Licenses

In the Export Licenses videos, exporters will learn about export licenses, license exceptions, supporting documents needed for an export license, and SNAP-R. They will also learn about the export license procedures and when to export or re-export.

This video set includes: 
  1. Why Are Export Controls Important
  2. Licensing and the Export Control Classification Number (ECCN)
  3. Tools, Tips, and Contact Information
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ECCN Classification Numbers

In the ECCN Classification Numbers videos, exporters will learn about ECCN Classification Numbers and where to find them. They will also learn how to use, classify and read a provision in the Commerce Control List (CCL). 

This video set includes: 
  1. What You Must Know for Every Export Transaction
  2. Understanding the Commerce Control List (CCL), Part 774, Supplement No. 1
  3. What Does the ECCN Tell Us 
  4. Additional Information
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Letters of Credit

In the Letters of Credit videos, exporters will learn about letters of credit and why they exist and who benefits from them. They will also learn about the 2010 Incoterms and which Incoterms requires the letters of credit. 

This video set includes:
  1. What Is a Letter of Credit
  2. How Does a Letter of Credit Work
  3. Trade Documents and UCP 600
  4. Incoterms Basics
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U.S. Harmonized Tariff Classification Numbers

In the U.S. Harmonized Tariff Classification Numbers videos, exporters will learn about the relationship between the Schedule B, Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS), and the International Harmonized System. They will also learn how to search the U.S. Customs "CROSS" database for rulings on HTS classification. 

This video set includes: 
  1. Relationships Between the Harmonized System (HS), Schedule B, and the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS)
  2. Online Demonstrations and Examples
  3. Resources
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Duty Drawback and Refunds

In the Duty Drawback and Refunds videos, exporters will learn about the background and history of duty drawbacks, the types of duty drawbacks that can be claimed and the upcoming changes to the duty drawback program.

1. Overview of Duty Drawback
2. The Potential of Duty Drawback
3. Drawback Legislation and Regulations

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