US Government New requirements for shipments to Russia, China, or Venezuela
The U.S. Department of Commerce – Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published a new rule. The rule enables the U.S. government to more closely monitor exports, re-exports and in-country transfer of certain items, and broadens the scope of export-controlled items to include electronic and telecommunications equipment (i.e. PC’s, mobile devices, smart watches, cell phones, night vision goggles, heart monitors etc and similar items), even if there is no military end use.
From 6/29/2020 Shipments destined to China, Russia, or Venezuela must include the following:
1.Proof of AES EEI filing Internal Transaction Number (ITN)
2. Export Control Classification Number (ECCN) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR99) for each line item on the Commercial Invoice or Shipper’s Letter of Instruction.
*You can find the commodities that qualify for ECCN # here: https://www.bis.doc.gov/index.php/regulations/export-administration-regulations-ear **EAR99 – For any product/commodities that do not require an ECCN # (regardless of value), customers will need to capture “EAR99” at the end of the description for each line item on the customs invoice.