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Archive for December 2015

Requirement to Lodge DDTC licenses with CBP waived

On December 21, 2015, the State Department issued a rule waiving the requirement under 22 CFR 123.22 (a)(1) which required exporters to lodge DDTC licenses with Customs and Border Protection (CBP) before filing in AES or ACE. This change in policy is in anticipation of the implementation of ACE which will provide CBP officials data […]

Canadian Exemption Provision

Exporters who use the Canadian Exemption provision (22 CFR §126.5) for the export of defense services should remember to have a written agreement with the Canadian recipient that satisfies the requirements of 22 CFR §126.5 and the accompanying Supplement No.1.  This agreement should limit delivery of the defense items being produced to DDTC registered company […]

Setting up your DTrade Account

After a DDTC license has been drafted, it must be uploaded via DTrade. Setting up an account with DTrade has several steps that must be followed; otherwise, the license application will be rejected by the State Department.  The first step is purchasing and installing the digital certificate on to the computer which will be used […]