Starting April 5, 2014, several changes will be implemented to the U.S Census Bureau Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR). Some of these changes involve goods leaving the U.S. under an ATA Carnet.  All exports leaving the United States, except temporary exports, have historically required Electronic Export Information (EEI) filing. However, the types of exemptions that exist today will be greatly curtailed effective April 5, 2014. These changes greatly affect ATA Carnet shipments, as they cover both U.S. issued ATA Carnets and foreign ATA Carnets used for temporary importation into the U.S. Below is a guide to how the new Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR) Export Requirements impact ATA Carnet:

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