ARGO Canadian Customs Brokers: UPDATE – ATA Carnets Exempt from EEI/AES Filing

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the U.S. Census Bureau have verbally confirmed to Cynthia Duncan, Senior Vice President, Carnet & Trade Services, United States Council for International Business (USCIB), that ATA Carnets will be EXEMPT from filing Electronic Export Information (EEI) into the Automated Export System (AES). Until this confirmation Wednesday, ATA Carnet users were to bepenalized as of October 2nd, 2014 for failure to file the EEI with most carnet shipments.

As always, controlled exports will continue to require an EEI filing. We will provide additional analysis when details of the exemption are released.