Author Archives: Jim Dickeson
Prior Videos: What is an ECCN? The Commerce Country Chart
By now, we are all familiar with the Vehicle and Cargo Inspection Systems (VACIS) used by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to scan import cargo. The machines use gamma ray imaging technology that allow inspectors to see through the walls of ocean … Read the rest of this entry
David Ricardo’s Law of Comparative Advantage shows how global trade is good for us.
I just read an article about Customs Binding Rulings, the premise being that you always need one. Always. Regardless of circumstances. Call me contrarian, but I don’t quite agree. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) provides for importers, or their … Read the rest of this entry
I show this attributable to Patrick Briscoe, so thank him when you see him. You know you’re in export compliance when … You worry about whether technical data is singular or whether they’re plural; Your preschooler can count all the … Read the rest of this entry
Think your company is too small to worry about export compliance? Think again. Being small and flying under the radar isn’t a get-out-of-jail-free card. Export fines can run into the hundreds of thousands millions of dollars. While a larger company … Read the rest of this entry
Exporters, we all know about the Destination Control Statement that goes on our shipping documents for export of items that are controlled. We do know about this, don’t we? If not, we need to have a little chat. The Export … Read the rest of this entry
Prior video: What is an ECCN?