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What Is Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR) exemption


What Is Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR) exemption

A Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR) exemption DOES NOT apply to any of the following:

  1. Shipments requiring an export license or permit;
  2. Shipments of rough diamonds;
  3. Commodities subject to ITAR (including ITAR exemptions);
  4. Shipments of used self-propelled vehicles;
  5. Exports under License Exception Strategic Trade Authorization (STA);
  6. Exports of "600 series" items enumerated in paragraphs .a through .x of a “600 series” Export Control Classification Number (ECCN);
  7. Shipments to countries listed in Country Group E (EAR 15 CFR 740) unless shipped under one of the exemptions for 30.37 (y) listed below. As of 10/1/13 countries are Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan and Syria. Neighborhood Parcel and its carriers do not currently serve any of these countries from the U.S., Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands

An Electronic Export Information (EEI) filing is required, regardless of the value or destination for any of the above circumstances. Please note the new FTR exemptions added and the three exemptions removed.


EEI Exemptions Deleted

  • NO EEI 30.37 (e)
  • NO EEI 30.37 (q)
  • NO EEI 30.37 (r)
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