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Which Export Classification? ECCN vs Schedule B

Not all export classifications are the same. Do you understand which export classification is needed for your international shipment, export of technology, or deemed export transactions?

Here are 4 key points about U.S. export classification numbers that will help you figure out which number is relevant – and when. We explain the difference between these export numbers, what these export classification numbers stand for, the government regulations in which they are rooted, and when you need to use them.

Department of Commerce has Two Different Export Numbers

While both export classification numbers, Export Control Classification Numbers (ECCNs) and Schedule B Numbers, stem from the U.S. Department of Commerce regulations, they are driven by two different agencies with the Commerce Department: BIS and the Census Bureau, respectively. BISadministers the Export Administration Regulations or EAR.

ECCN vs Schedule B Export Classification

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