Effective immediately, the Automated Export System (AES) has been updated with changes to the Schedule B and Harmonized Tariff System codes for 2017.
The grace period for accepting 2016 codes ended January 31. Traders, brokers and company representatives responsible for bills of lading and customs declarations on goods entering or exiting the United States are required to incorporate the new codes in order to avoid shipping delays. The revised Harmonized Tariff Schedule has been uploaded to the USITC Website
, but please contact Adina Renee Adler
with any questions.