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U.S. Trade Regulations

The laws and regulations governing cross-border trade are constantly changing. This makes international trade compliance challenging, complicated, and difficult. Written by Industry experts and updated regularly, these handbooks and information guides successfully streamline processes and gather information associated with operations and management of international trade compliance. The current manual series includes:


United States Customs Regulations (USCR)

United States Customs Regulations (USCR)

Price: $162.50
(Price outside the U.S., Canada, and Mexico $325)
Order number
: PB2004107208

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United States Customs Regulations provide the information and guidance which an importer or customhouse broker needs to know to be in full compliance with the regulations and requirements of US Customs and Border Protection.

Specific areas covered include record keeping, rules of origin, customs rulings, duty refunds, customs bonds and duty reductions.

 

 

Commerce Export Controls Handbook (CECH)

Commerce Export Controls Handbook

Price: $390
(Price outside the U.S., Canada, and Mexico $780)
Order number: PB2004107209

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The Commerce Export Compliance Handbook provides the exporter with a key to understanding and navigating the complexities of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). This handbook is clear, comprehensive, accurate, and easy to use.

Specific topics include regulatory requirements, policies and procedures governing exports and re-exports, sample templates and licensing guidelines.

 

 

Defense Trade Controls Handbook (DTCH)

Defense Trade Controls Handbook

Price: $520
(Price outside the U.S., Canada, and Mexico $1040)
Order number
: PB2004107210

 

 

 

The classic Defense Trade Controls Handbook is the most comprehensive guide for keeping the arms exporter compliant with the regulations, policies and procedures of the U.S. Government.

DTCH covers registration procedures, technical data, form preparation, electronic licensing and agreement procedures.

 

 

Multilateral Export Controls (MEC)

Multilateral Export Controls

Price: $344.50
(Price outside the U.S., Canada, and Mexico $689)
Order number
: PB2004107211

 

 

 

Multilateral Export Controls reports on multilateral agreements to coordinate export control on specific commodities, technologies and software with the goal of enhancing security and supporting the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.

Information provided includes the Wassenaar Arrangement, the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR), the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), the Australia Group (AG), and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).

 

 

International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)

International Traffic in Arms Regulations

Price: $65
(Price outside the U.S., Canada, and Mexico $130)
Order number
: PB2004107212

 

 

 

International Traffic in Arms Regulations is the basic document governing trade in munitions and defense articles.

Topics covered include the U.S. Munitions List, registration, agreements, licenses, offshore procurement, violations and penalties.