International transactions require various documents, terminology, and information. We hope you find this page of international trade resources helpful. The links below are from BIS.gov, CBP.gov, CENSUS.gov, USITC.gov, and USTR.gov
Country of Origin Template – Click here and Download CoO Template
This template can be configured as a Certificate of Origin for one of several different trade agreements. This template is provided by CBP and is strictly for the convenience of the public. USE OF THIS TEMPLATE, OR ITS FORMAT, IS NOT REQUIRED. Nevertheless, pursuant to the relevant regulations, all of the data elements specified herein must still be provided to CBP in connection with a claim for preferential tariff treatment.
For additional information, please visit http://www.cbp.gov/trade/free-trade-agreements
United States Import & Export Classification
HTSUS – Official Harmonized Tariff Schedule of United States-Current
Chapter-by-chapter listing of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule and general notes.
For tariff information from previous years, please visit the HTSA Archive page.
Export – Schedule B
Import – Harmonized Tariff Schedule Lookup USITC
Party Screening https://www.trade.gov/consolidated-screening-list
Commodity Classification (HTS/Schedule B) https://hts.usitc.gov/export & https://hts.usitc.gov/current
EAR Administration and Enforcement – BIS Bureau of Industry and Security https://www.bis.doc.gov
ITAR Administration and Enforcement Enforcement – DDTC Directorate of Defense Trade Controls https://www.pmddtc.state.gov/ddtc_public
DDTC Organizational Chart – https://www.pmddtc.state.gov/?id=ddtc_public_portal_org_chart
Administration and Enforcement of Sanctions – OFAC https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/office-of-foreign-assets-control-sanctions-programs-and-information
Export Documentation https://www.trade.gov/common-export-documents
Export Filing https://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/aes/aesdirect/transitiontoace.html