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Updated FAQs on PPE exports from United States

Updated FAQs on PPE exports from United States

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) today issued updated “frequently asked questions” (FAQs) regarding exports of personal protection equipment (PPE).

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Read CBP’s release: CSMS #42506108

Among the updated FAQs are the following (these are samples of the FAQs):

I sent my Letter of Attestation and my AES filing and haven’t heard anything back from CBP. Can I export my shipment?

DIS sends a confirmation of receipt as does AES. You will be notified, most likely through the carrier if your shipment is being held and additional action is needed. Export shipments should be considered cleared to export in the ABSENCE of negative information or notification.
 

How do I submit the Letter of Attestation to associate to the AES filing?

Anyone submitting the Letter of Attestation to the CBP Document Imaging System (DIS) should following the guidance [that is included in this FAQ]. CBP can receive .PDFs up to 10 MB in size.

 

For more information on this topic or to learn more about KPMG’s Trade & Customs Services, contact:

Doug Zuvich
Partner and Global Practice Leader
T: 312-665-1022
E: dzuvich@kpmg.com

John L. McLoughlin
Principal and East Coast Leader
T: 267-256-2614
E: jlmcloughlin@kpmg.com

Andy Siciliano
Partner and National Practice Leader
T: 631-425-6057
E: asiciliano@kpmg.com

Steve Brotherton
Principal and Global Export and Sanctions Leader
T: 415-963-7861
E: sbrotherton@kpmg.com

Luis (Lou) Abad
Principal, Washington National Tax
T: 212-954-3094
E: labad@kpmg.com

Irina Vaysfeld
Principal
T: 212-872-2973
E: ivaysfeld@kpmg.com

Amie Ahanchian
Principal
T: 202-533-3247
E: aahanchian@kpmg.com

Christopher Young
Principal
T: 312-665-3229
E: christopheryoung@kpmg.com

Gisele Belotto
Managing Director
T: 305-913-2779
E: gbelotto@kpmg.com

George Zaharatos
Principal
T: 404-222-3292
E: gzaharatos@kpmg.com

Andy Doornaert
Managing Director
T: 313-230-3080
E: adoornaert@kpmg.com

Jessica Libby
Managing Director
T: 612-305-5533
E: jlibby@kpmg.com

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