Posts Tagged ‘Classify’


How to Find the HTSUS Number for Your Product

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

Part of your legal responsibilities as an exporter is to properly declare your products with the Department of Commerce.  This filling is done on the AES website.  You must file when you export shipments over $2,500 per commodity.  It is important that you file properly and correctly.

Defining the HTSUS

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FAQ

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

I would like to first Thank You all for being part of our community.  It is a pleasure to receive your input and questions.  Please keep them coming.

Several readers have suggested that we create an FAQ tab, but our concern is that since we recently started posting on a regular basis, we wanted to ensure that the questions, concerns and areas needed more attention will come directly from our community.  This is the reason why we do not yet have an FAQ tab.  We will have one, once we see what questions and material you would like to learn more about.  To that, please keep your questions coming.  We are excited that you are interested in not only growing your business, but growing it globally. (more…)

Why You Need to Know What Your HTSUS Number

Friday, December 7th, 2012

 

What is HTSUS?

Schedule B and HTSUS are the two different number classifications for US exporters. HTSUS is an acronym for ‘The Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States.’  The World Trade Commission (WTC) is responsible for establishing the harmonized classification system.  Practically all countries use the same classification system (same first 6 digits) in order to maintain a global standard reference.  Although both numbers can be used for exports, only the HTSUS can be used for classifying US imports. (more…)