Export/import procedures and documentation

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Main Author: Johnson, Thomas E., 1948-
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:New York, N.Y. : AMACOM, c1997.
Edition:3rd ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • List of Figures
  • Foreword / Eugene J. Schreiber
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Part I. Organizing for Export and Import Operations
  • Chapter 1.. Organizing for Export and Import Operations
  • A.. Export Department
  • B.. Import Department
  • C.. Combined Export and Import Departments
  • D.. Manuals of Procedures and Documentation
  • E.. Record-Keeping Compliance
  • F.. Software
  • G.. Federal, State, International, and Foreign Law
  • Part II. Exporting: Procedures and Documentation
  • Chapter 2.. Exporting: Preliminary Considerations
  • A.. Products
  • B.. Volume
  • C.. Country Market and Product Competitiveness Research
  • D.. Identification of Customers: End Users, Distributors, and Sales Agents
  • E.. Compliance With Foreign Law
  • F.. Export Controls and Licenses
  • G.. Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Registrations and Infringements
  • H.. Confidentiality and Non-Disclosures Agreements
  • I.. Antiboycott Compliance
  • J.. Employee Sales Visits to Foreign Countries--Immigration and Customs Compliance
  • K.. Utilization of Freight Forwarders and Foreign Customs Brokers
  • L.. Export Packing and Labeling (Hazardous Materials)
  • M.. Terms of Sale
  • N.. Consignments
  • O.. Leases
  • P.. Marine and Air Casualty Insurance
  • Q.. Methods of Transportation; Booking Transportation
  • R.. Country of Origin Marking
  • S.. Foreign Warehousing and Free Trade Zones
  • T.. Export Financing and Payment Insurance
  • U.. Tax Incentives
  • V.. Export Trading Companies, Export Trade Certificates of Review, and Export Management Companies
  • W.. Translation
  • X.. Foreign Branch Operations, Subsidiaries, Joint Ventures, and Licensing
  • Y.. Electronic Commerce
  • Chapter 3.. Exporting: Sales Documentation
  • A.. Isolated Sales Transactions
  • B.. Ongoing Sales Transactions
  • C.. Export Distributor and Sales Agent Agreements
  • D.. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Compliance
  • Chapter 4.. Exporting: Other Export Documentation
  • A.. Freight Forwarder's Powers of Attorney
  • B.. Shipper's Letters of Instructions
  • C.. Commercial Invoices
  • D.. Bills of Lading
  • E.. Packing Lists
  • F.. Inspection Certificates
  • G.. Marine and Air Casualty Insurance Policies and Certificates
  • H.. Dock and Warehouse Receipts
  • I.. Consular Invoices
  • J.. Certificates of Origin
  • K.. Certificates of Free Sale
  • L.. Delivery Instructions and Delivery Orders
  • M.. Special Customs Invoices
  • N.. Shipper's Declarations for Dangerous Goods
  • O.. Precursor and Essential Chemical Exports
  • P.. Animal, Plant, and Food Export Certificates
  • Q.. Drafts for Payment
  • R.. Letters of Credit
  • S.. Shipper's Export Declarations
  • T.. Freight Forwarder's Invoices
  • Chapter 5.. Export Controls and Licenses
  • A.. Introduction
  • B.. Scope of the EAR
  • C.. Commerce Control List
  • D.. Export Destinations
  • E.. Customers, End Users, and End Uses
  • F.. Ten General Prohibitions
  • G.. License Exemptions and Exceptions
  • H.. License Applications and Procedures
  • I.. Re-Exports
  • J.. Export Documentation and Record-Keeping
  • K.. Special Comprehensive Licenses
  • L.. Technology, Software, and Technical Assistance Exports
  • M.. Violations and Penalties
  • N.. Munitions and Arms Exports
  • Part III. Importing: Procedures and Documentation
  • Chapter 6.. Importing: Preliminary Considerations
  • A.. Products
  • B.. Volume
  • C.. Country Sourcing
  • D.. Identification of Suppliers
  • E.. Compliance With Foreign Law
  • F.. U.S. Customs Considerations
  • G.. Import Packing and Labeling
  • H.. U.S. Commercial Considerations
  • I.. Terms of Purchase
  • J.. Consignments
  • K.. Leases
  • L.. Marine and Air Casualty Insurance
  • M.. Method of Transportation; Booking Transportation
  • N.. Import Financing
  • O.. Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Registrations and Infringements
  • P.. Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreements
  • Q.. Payment
  • R.. Translation
  • S.. Foreign Branch Operations, Subsidiaries, Joint Ventures, and Licensing
  • T.. Electronic Commerce
  • Chapter 7.. Importing: Purchase Documentation
  • A.. Isolated Purchase Transactions
  • B.. Ongoing Purchase Transactions
  • C.. Import Distributor and Sales Agent Agreements
  • Chapter 8.. Import Process and Documentation
  • A.. Bills of Lading
  • B.. Commercial Invoices
  • C.. Pro Forma Invoices
  • D.. Packing Lists
  • E.. Inspection Certificates
  • F.. Drafts for Payment
  • G.. Arrival Notices
  • H.. Pick-Up and Delivery Orders
  • I.. Entry/Immediate Delivery
  • J.. Entry Summary
  • K.. Other Entries
  • L.. Reconciliation
  • M.. GSP, CBI, ATPA, AGOA--Special Programs
  • N.. NAFTA Certificate of Origin
  • O.. Specialized Products Customs Entry Forms
  • P.. Examination and Detention
  • Q.. Liquidation Notices
  • R.. Notices of Redelivery
  • S.. Requests for Reliquidation
  • T.. Requests for Information
  • U.. Notices of Action
  • V.. Protests, Supplemental Information Letters, and Post-Entry Amendments
  • W.. Administrative Summons
  • X.. Search Warrants
  • Y.. Grand Jury Subpoenas
  • Z.. Seizure Notices
  • AA.. Prepenalty Notices
  • BB.. Penalty Notices
  • CC.. Customs Audits
  • DD.. Prior Disclosure
  • EE.. Court of International Trade
  • FF.. Appeals
  • GG.. Offers of Compromise
  • HH.. ITC and Commerce Questionnaires
  • Part IV. Specialized Exporting and Importing
  • Chapter 9.. Specialized Exporting and Importing
  • A.. Drawback
  • B.. Foreign Processing and Assembly Operations
  • C.. Plant Construction Contracts
  • D.. Barter and Countertrade Transactions
  • Appendices
  • Appendix A.. Government Agencies and Export Assistance
  • Appendix B.. International Sales Agreement (Export)
  • Appendix C.. Correct Way to Complete the Shipper's Export Declaration
  • Appendix D.. Automated Export System (AES) and AES Direct
  • Appendix E.. U.S. Customs Reasonable Care Checklists
  • Appendix F.. Harmonized Tariff Schedules (Excerpts)
  • Appendix G.. International Purchase Agreement (Import)
  • Appendix H.. Rules for Completing an Entry Summary
  • Appendix I.. Rules for Constructing Manufacturer/Shipper Identification Code
  • Appendix J.. Customs Audit Questionnaires
  • Appendix K.. List of Export/Import-Related Web Sites
  • Glossary of International Trade Terms
  • Index
  • About the Author

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