Useful Websites

Wealth of Importing Information

Importing into the United States: A Guide for Commercial Importers.

Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau
Information about the Alcohol and Toboacco Tax and Trade Bureau from the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

Information about the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Service
The import/export information areas of the U.S. Customs and Broder Protection Service homepage. Guidance for exporters and importers regarding regulations, documentation and registration.

U.S. Tariff Information Center (Database of product I.D. numbers)
Database of product identification numbers (harmonized numbers HS) and duty rates for USA

Global Logistics Associates
A global network of independent freight forwarders and customs brokers dedicated to providing our members and their clients with the best worldwide logistics services, adding value to their international supply-chain operations.

National Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association (NCBFAA)
The Forwarders and Brokers Network of industry contacts has helped to: learn about new business leads, stay on top of Customs Service and other agency regulations that will impact my operations and those of my customers and provide invaluable professional development resources for employees.
Extensive information on import and export country regulations

Export Basics
Contains a wealth of information regarding the export process.

Bureau of Industry and Security, at the U.S. Department of Commerce
Learn about export control basics and Export Industry Regulations (EAR).

U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Valuable information regarding importing food products.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Product Code Finder
Determine the correct FDA Product Code.

The Journal of Commerce Online
Information for international logistics executives to help them plan their global supply chain and better manage their day-to-day international logistics and shipping needs. Users will also find sailing schedules, logistics tools, market data and more.

Online Conversion
Convert just about anything to anything else.

OANDA Currency Site
Currency conversion tool.
Find out time and dates around the world!

ThomasNet: The Thomas Register
Search Thomas Register’s extensive database of U.S. and Canadian manufacturers.