Executive Order Mandates Completion of ITDS

July 10, 2014

President Obama signed an Executive Order mandating the completion of the International Trade Data System by the end of 2016. ITDS is a digital portal would allow businesses to submit forms and data through a “single window.” Importers and exporters expect to see major improvements in the way they move goods through global trade resulting …

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2015 ACE Software Developer Session Postponed until Further Notice

February 27, 2015

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a special message Friday night, February 27, 2015, to postpone the ACE Software Developer Session originally scheduled for March 3-4, 2015 in Washington, DC. The event is being postponed until further notice due to the midnight shutdown deadline over funding for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). CBP …

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Do You Use ACE?

August 17, 2014

AAEI launched a new survey on the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) for all users of US Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP’s) digital system designed to facilitate legitimate trade while enhancing border security. The survey is open to members and non-members in an effort to measure the trade community’s transition to ACE. The survey will remain …

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Update: AAEI Strategic Alliance Partnerships

January 4, 2017

AAEI’s Strategic Alliance Partnership program is beginning its second successful year in 2017. This opportunity provides new ways for service providers to reach out to AAEI members by offering white paper publications and webinars to the general membership—for educational purposes only. There are three levels of Strategic Alliance Partnership to choose from, each with its …

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WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement

June 10, 2014

AAEI is closely monitoring the implementation of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement. The agreement, which was reached at the Ninth Ministerial Conference in Bali, Indonesia last December, could add $1 trillion to the global economy. The deal cuts red tape at customs agencies around the world and makes it easier for businesses …

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