American President Lines
Animal & Plan Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS)APHIS ensures the health and care of animals and plants in the U.S. They also monitor agricultural products and animals entering the U.S.
ATA Carnet Information The ATA Carnet is an international customs document used worldwide to facilitate temporary importations into member countries
Automated Export Systems Foreign Trade Regulations
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms
Bureau of Dangerous GoodsThe Bureau of Dangerous Goods provides solutions for the safe transportation of Dangerous Goods and Hazardous.
Bureau of Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Bureau of Industry and Security The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) plays an important role in export controls. The Bureau's mission is to protect the security of the United States, which includes its national security, economic security, cyber security, and homeland security. BIS oversees the development, licensing and enforcement of export control laws. The BIS website includes access the the Export Administration Regulations, Links to all Excluded Parties Lists that exporter's must check, information on Export Control Basic's, Guidance on Reexports, FAQ's on Export Licensing under the Commerce Department, along with helpful information and links for many other initiatives under BIS.
Bureau of Transportation Statistics - BTS All types of transportation statistics and information are offered here. The BTS is an excellent jumping off point for packaging, HAZMAT and shipping information.
Code of Federal Regulations
Cosco Container Lines Americas
Currency Converter Tool
Customs & Border Protection The mission of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection is to ensure that all goods entering and exiting the United States do so in accordance with all United States laws and regulations and to keep terrorists and their weapons from entering the U.S.
Customs & Border Protection (Export)
Customs & Border Protection (Import)
Customs & Border Protection (Quota)
Environmental Protection Agency Controls
Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response It regulates toxic waste exports.
The Export Import Bank of the United States The Export - Import Bank is an independent U.S. Government agency that helps finance the overseas sales of U.S. goods and services.
Federal Communications Commission
What FDA Is Looking For When Reviewing Import Entries
Federal Maritime Commission The independent agency responsible for the regulation of shipping in the foreign trade of the U.S. Their site includes CFR, tariff filing, freight forwarding, NVOCC and investigation information
Federal Register Online
Federal Trade Commission Information on clothes labeling, truthful advertising, price fixing and many more items to maintain a competitive marketplace for both consumers and businesses.
Food & Drug Administration
Food & Drug Administration Import Awareness Program
Food Safety & Inspection Service
Foreign Agricultural Service The FAS represents the diverse interests of U.S. farmers and the U.S. food and agricultural sector abroad. It also collects, analyzes, and disseminates information about global supply and demand, trade trends, and emerging market opportunities.
Foreign Exchange Currency Converter Tool
Hazardous Chemical Database
The primary role of Import Administration is to enforce effectively the U.S. unfair trade laws (i.e., the anti-dumping and countervailing duty laws) and to develop and implement other policies and programs aimed at countering foreign unfair trade practices. Import Administration also administers the Foreign Trade Zones program, the Statutory Import Program and certain sector-specific agreements and programs, such as the Textiles and Apparel Program and the Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis licensing system.
International Trade Administration As the DOC's international trade assistance program, the ITA is dedicated to helping U.S. businesses compete in the global marketplace. The site has a number of assistance related workspaces and information resources, and includes the NAFTA Home Page, the Trade Information Center, and the very helpful Export Assistance Center. U.S. Customs also has a NAFTA Information Page.
International Trade Commission The ITC is an independent federal agency determining import injury to U.S. industries in antidumping, countervailing duty, and global and China safeguard investigations; directing actions against unfair trade practices involving patent, trademark, and copyright infringement; supporting policymakers through economic analysis and research on the global competitiveness of U.S. industries; and maintaining the U.S. Harmonized Tariff Schedule.
National Customs Brokers & Freight Forwarders Assoc.
Office of Fossil Energy This office licenses natural gas and electric power for export.
Office of Textiles and Apparel OTEXA develops and recommends policy positions affecting trade in textiles and apparel and participates in multilateral and bilateral trade agreement negotiations and consultations. Information on Import Quota�s, NAFTA, CAFTA, agreements and Trade DATA can be found here.
Patent and Trademark Office, Licensing and Review
Transportation Security Administration
U.S. Census Bureau International trade related statistics, Export Declaration form, AES information and Schedule B, C, D, & K information. Items of special interest include On-line Version of the Schedule B Export Codes and Correct Way to Fill out a Shipper's Export Declaration, Country by Commodity Trade Data, and Trade Regulation.
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
U.S. Coast Guard - USCG
U.S. Department of Agriculture
U.S. Department of Commerce
U.S. Department of Health and Human Service
U.S. Department of Energy
U.S. Department of Transportation
U.S. Department of Treasure
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
U.S. Food & Drug Administration
U.S. Government Printing Office (Docs. for Sale)
U.S. International Trade Commission
U.S. Trade Representative
U.S. Trade and Development Agency The U.S. Trade and Development Agency assists in the creation of jobs for Americans by helping U.S. companies pursue overseas business opportunities. TDA trade briefs, press releases, feasibility studies, conference announcements are available here.
WCA Family of Logistic Networks
World Cargo Alliance
World Customs Organization The WCO is an independent intergovernmental body whose mission is to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of Customs administrations. With 169 Member Governments, it is the only intergovernmental worldwide organization competent in Customs matters.
World Trade Organization