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a shipment) i.e., vessel (including ferry), air, or other, shall be indicated by check mark in the appropriate space. For shipments by means of transportation other than vessel or air the specific method of transportation (rail, truck, pipeline, etc.) used should be entered. "Other” should be checked for exported aircraft being flown away, vessels exported under their own power or afloat, or for other vehicles exported other than aboard another carrier, and the manner in which exported should be specified, e.g., "flown away," "in tow," etc.
(c) Exporting carrier. Information concerning the specific exporting carrier shall be reported as follows:
(1) For shipments by vessel, the name and flag nationality of the ship and the number or name of the pier at which the goods were laden shall be shown.
(2) For shipments by air, the name of the airline shall be reported.
(3) For shipments by other than vessel or air, the carrier shall be identified by name and number or other available designation. In all cases, the information shall be furnished as to the carrier which transports the merchandise to a foreign country or to an ultimate destination in a nonforeign area, and not as to a different carrier which may have transported the goods to the seaport, airport, or border port of export for final shipment.
(d) Exporter. In general, the exporter named on the export declaration shall be the principal or seller in the export transaction. For exports moving under validated license, the exporter named on the Shipper's Export Declaration shall be the licensee named on the validated export license. The address of the exporter (number, street, place, state) shall be shown. (On Form 7513, if an authorized agent is representing the exporter, the name of the exporter as defined herein should be shown on the line labeled "For account of,” where "Principal or seller" is indicated below the line on the form.)
(e) Agent of exporter (forwarding agent). The name and address of the duly authorized forwarding agent (if any) of the exporter shall be stated. (See $ 30.4.) (On Form 7513, the information as to agent (if any) should be shown on the line labeled “Exporter," where “Actual shipper or agent" is indicated below the line on the form.)
(f) Ultimate consignee. The name and address (place, country) of the ultimate consignee whether by sale in the United States or abroad or by consignment shall be stated on the export declaration. For exports to foreign countries, the ultimate consignee shall be the same person so designated in the validated export license or authorized to be ultimate consignee under the applicable general license in conformity with export control regulations.
(g) Intermediate consignee. The name and address of the intermediate consignee (if any) shall be stated. For exports to foreign countries, the intermediate consignee shall be the person named as such in the validated export license or authorized to act as such under the applicable general license and in conformity with the export control regulations. If there is no intermediate consignee, the word "none" shall be entered on the Shipper's Export Declaration. (On Form 7513 the name and address of the intermediate consignee (if any) in a foreign country must be shown below the description of commodities across columns 1 through 6.)
(h) Foreign port of unloading. For shipments by vessel and by air the foreign port and country of unloading (i.e., the foreign port and country at which the merchandise will be unladen from the exporting carrier) shall be shown on the Shipper's Export Declaration in addition to the country of ultimate destination. The reporting of “optional" ports of unloading is not permissible except as provided in the export control regulations. Where optional ports of unloading are named on the Shipper's Export Declaration under the permissible conditions, a Shipper's Export Declaration Correction Form (Form FT-7403) indicating the actual port of unloading shall be filed by the exporter or his agent with the Customs Director as soon as the actual port of unloading is known to the exporter. Information as to port of unloading is required for shipments by vessel and air only.
(1) Place and country of destination. Country of destination shall be reported on the Shipper's Export Declaration in terms of the names designated in Schedule C, “Classification of Country Designations Used in Compiling the United
Comprehensive Export Schedule (See footnote 2 above.)
States Foreign Trade Statistics," as follows:
(1) For shipments under validated export licenses, the place (city) and country of ultimate destination shown on the export declaration shall conform to the country of ultimate destination as shown on the license.
(2) For shipments not moving under validated export license, the final place (city) and country of ultimate destination as known to the exporter at the time of exportation shall be shown on the export declaration. "Country of ultimate destination" means the country in which the goods are to be consumed or further processed or manufactured. The country to which the goods are being shipped is not the country of ultimate destination for purposes of preparing the Shipper's Export Declaration if the exporter has knowledge at the time the goods leave the United States that they are intended for reexport or transshipment in their present form to another known country. For goods shipped to Canada, Panama, Hong Kong, Belgium, or The Netherlands for example, special care should be exercised before reporting these countries as the ultimate destination, since these are countries through which merchandise from the United States is frequently transshipped. If the shipper does not know the ultimate destination of the goods, the country of destination to be shown on the export declaration is the last country, as known to the exporter at the time of shipment from the United States, to which the goods are to be shipped in their present form. (For instructions as to the reporting of country of destination for vessels sold or transferred from the United States to foreign ownership, see g 30.33.) (j) Marks and numbers.
For purposes of identification of the export declaration with the merchandise it covers, the marks, numbers, or other identification shown on the packages should be inserted. This information is not required for shipments by mail inasmuch as the declaration is presented to the Postmaster with the packages being mailed.
(k) Number and kind of packages. The number and kind of packages (1.e., boxes, barrels, baskets, bales, etc.) shall be stated.
(1) Description of commodities and Schedule B number. (1) The correct commodity number as provided in Schedule B, "Statistical Classification of Domestic and Foreign Commodities Exported from the United States," shall be entered in the space provided on the Shipper's Export Declaration form, and a description of the merchandise shall be supplied in the “Description of Commodities” column in sufficient detail to permit the verification of the Schedule B commodity number. (For shipments from Puerto Rico to the United States, Schedule P, "Commodity Classification for Reporting Shipments from Puerto Rico to the United States," is substituted for Schedule B.) The name of the commodity, in terms which can be identified or associated with the language used in Schedule B (usually the commercial name of the commodity), and any and all characteristics of the commodity which distinguish it from commodities of the same name covered by other Schedule B classifications shall be clearly and fully stated. Careful reference to the Schedule B classification scheme for related commodities, as well as for the commodity being shipped, is necessary in order to establish which particular characteristics must be stated in the description to permit verification of the correct Schedule B commodity number and to eliminate any question that some other commodity number might apply. A description of commodities in the kind of detail specified above is a separate requirement, and the furnishing of the correct Schedule B commodity number does not relieve the exporter of furnishing, in addition, a complete and accurate commodity description in accordance with this requirement. If the shipment is moving under a validated license, the description shown on the export declaration shall conform with that shown on the validated export license. However, where the description on the license does not state all of the characteristics of the commodity which are needed to completely verify the commodity number, as described above, the missing characteristics, as well as the description shown on the license, shall be stated in the com. modity description on the Shipper's Export Declaration.
(2) For Schedule B commodity num. bers for which the classification description in Schedule B is followed by instructions such as “Specify by name,"
"State species," etc., the specific name the commodity number in which the item of the item or a further identifying de- is classified, net quantity is required to scription of the item, in addition to the be reported in the specified unit, and the information required by subparagraph unit in which reported should be indi(1) of this paragraph, shall be shown. cated on the declaration following the Where a single Shipper's Export Decla- net quantity figure. Where the unit of ration covers more than one item classi- quantity specified in Schedule B is "No." fiable under a single one of the classifica- (number), "Each” or the abbreviation tions carrying the “Specify by name" or “Ea.” may be indicated on the declarasimilar requirement, separate quantities, tion as the unit of quantity. If no unit values, and shipping weights for the in- of quantity is specified in Schedule B for dividual items are not required by this a numbered classification, but a validated part. However, each item should be sep- export license for the item specifies & arately enumerated in Column (10), ex- unit of quantity, the net quantity shall cept that if more than five items are in- be reported on the declaration in terms volved, all classifiable under one Sched- of the unit of quantity specified in the ule B number, only the five items of validated license. If neither Schedule greatest value in the classification are B nor an applicable validated license required to be separately enumerated. specifies a unit of quantity for the item,
(3) Further explanations regarding net quantity is not required to be reportthe description of commodities and ed, and a dash (–) should be entered in Schedule B number requirements are the “net quantity" column on the Shipfurnished on the reverse side of the ex- per's Export Declaration. Where Schedport declaration, in the introduction to ule B calls for two units of quantity, net Schedule B, and in the pamphlet “Cor- quantity shall be reported in terms of rect Way to Fill Out the Shipper's Ex- both units. where the specified unit is port Declaration."
in terms of weight (ounces, pounds, etc.) (4) Directions for locating the correct the net quantity should reflect the net Schedule B commodity number will be weight exclusive of the weight of barrels, found in the introduction to Schedule B. boxes, or other bulky coverings, and exThe introduction to Schedule B also con- clusive of salt or pickle in the case of tains an explanation regarding use of salted or pickled fish or meats. Note, trade names on Shipper's Export Decla- however, that for a few commodities rations and a description of special pro
where “content lb.," "dry weight," or visions for the classification of certain some similar weight unit is specified in types of commodities, such as items of Schedule B, the net quantity to be remixed materials, used or second-hand ported on the Shipper's Export Declaraitems, parts for machinery and equip- tion may be less than the net weight. In ment, filled metal shipping containers the expression of net quantities, fractions of particular types, toys, military equip- of one-half unit or upward will be ment, relief and charity shipments, and
counted as a whole unit, and fractions shipments valued less than $100. Ship- of less than one-half unit will be ignored, pers may consult their local Customs Di- except that where the total net quantity rector, Department of Commerce Field is less than one-half of the unit preOffices (located in principal cities), the scribed for the commodity in Schedule B New York Office, Foreign Trade Branch, “Less than one-half (unit)” should be Processing Division, Bureau of the Cen- reported. (For example, where the unit sus, 434 Customhouse, New York, N.Y. for a given commodity is in terms of “M 10004, or write to the Foreign Trade Di- board feet," a net quantity of 8,400 board vision, Bureau of the Census, for assist- feet would be reported as “8 M bd. ft." ance in determining the correct Sched- and a net quantity of 900 board feet ule B commodity numbers for their would be reported as “1 M bd. ft."; howshipments.
ever, a total net quantity of 450 board (m) Export license number and ex- feet should not be ignored but should piration date (or general license symbol). be reported as "less than one-half M For exports to foreign countries the ex
bd. ft.”.) port license number and expiration date, (0) Gross (shipping) weight. In ador the general license symbol shall be dition to specifying the net quantity in shown below the description of the com- the units required by Schedule B, the modity.
gross shipping weight in pounds, includ(n) Net quantity. Where a unit of ing the weight of containers, shall be quantity is specified in Schedule B for shown for all shipments by vessel and
air. However, for containerized cargo in lift vans, cargo yans, or similar substantial outer containers, the weight of such containers should not be included in the gross weight of the commodities. gross shipping weight information is not available for individual Schedule B items for the reason that commodities covered by more than one Schedule B number are contained in the same shipping container, approximate shipping weights, estimated as accurately as is practicable, may be shown on the Shipper's Export Declarations for each Schedule B item in the container. The total of the estimated weights must equal the actual shipping weight of the entire container or containers and contents. Gross shipping weight is not required for shipments by mail or for shipments by methods of transportation other than vessel or air.
(p) “D” (Domestic) or “F” (Foreign). (1) The export declaration covering exports to foreign countries shall show foreign goods separately from goods of domestic production. Exports of foreign merchandise include those commodities which are the growth, produce, or manufacture of foreign countries which entered the United States as imports and which at the time of exportation have undergone no change in form or condition or enhancement in value by further manufacture in the United States, Puerto Rico, or U.S. Possessions.
(2) Exports of domestic merchandise include those commodities which are the growth, produce, or manufacture of the United States, Puerto Rico, or U.S. Possessions (including commodities incorporating foreign components), and those articles of foreign origin which have been enhanced in value or changed from the form in which imported by further manufacture or processing in the United States, Puerto Rico, or U.S. Possessions.
(3) The above distinction between domestic and foreign merchandise is intended only for use in reporting on the Shipper's Export Declaration and is intended for statistical purposes only.
(4) On the Shipper's Export Declaration in the column headed “Specify 'D' or 'F'," domestic merchandise shall be identified by the designation "D" and foreign merchandise shall be identified by the designation "F." On the Shipper's Export Declaration for InTransit Goods, Form 7513, one of the following statements, whichever is appropriate, shall be shown across the body of the form within columns 1 through 6:
(i) For in-transit shipments of domestic (United States) merchandise, “The merchandise described herein is of the growth, production or manufacture of the United States;” and (ii) for intransit shipments of foreign merchandise, “The merchandise described herein is of foreign origin.”
(q) Value. (1) In general, value shall be reported on the Shipper's Export Declaration in accordance with the definition at the top of the value column on the regular Shipper's Export Declaration (Commerce Form 7525-V): “Value at U.S. Port of Export (Selling price or cost if not sold, including inland freight, insurance and other charges to U.S. port of export) (Nearest whole dollar; omit cents figures).” “Selling price” for goods exported pursuant to sale is the exporter's price to his customer net of any unconditional discounts from list price, but without deducting any discounts which are conditional upon a particular act or performance on the part of the customer. Commissions to be paid by a U.S. exporter to his agent abroad, or to be deducted from the selling price by the exporter's agent abroad should be excluded. For goods shipped on consignment without a sale actually having been made at the time of export, the "selling price" to be reported on the Shipper's Export Declaration is the market value at the time of export at the United States port from which exported. (2) The value reported on
the Shipper's Export Declaration shall exclude: The cost of loading on the exporting vessel, aircraft, car or vehicle at the port of exportation; freight, insurance, and any other charges or transportation costs beyond the port of export; and any duties, taxes, or other assessments imposed by foreign countries. The value reported shall include inland or domestic freight or other charges to the seaport, airport, or border port of exportation.
(3) The value to be reported as defined above is (or is equivalent to) an f.a.s. (Free alongside ship) value. Therefore, where goods are sold f.o.b. a U.S. point other than the port of exportation, freight, insurance, and other costs to the border, sea, or airport of exportation shall be added to the selling price (as defined above) for purposes of reporting value on the Shipper's Export Declaration. If the actual amount of such domestic costs is not available, an estimate of the domestic costs shall be added. Where goods are sold at a “de
livered" price, c.i.f. foreign destination, (b) Country from which shipped. the cost of loading on the exporting car- The name of the foreign country where rier at the port of exportation, if any, and the goods were loaded on the carrier freight, insurance, and other costs be- which transported the merchandise to yond the port of exportation should be the United States from a foreign country subtracted from the price for purposes of shall be indicated. reporting value on the Shipper's Export (c) Date of arrival. The date on Declaration. If the actual amount of which the merchandise arrived in the such costs is not available, an estimate United States shall be entered. of the costs should be subtracted. Costs (d) Country of origin. The name of added to or subtracted from the selling the country of origin as defined in § 30.70 price in accordance with the above in- (f) shall be indicated. structions should not be itemized or shown separately on the Shipper's Export
§ 30.9. Requirements for separation and
alignment of items on Shipper's ExDeclaration, but the value reported
port Declarations. should be the value after the making of such adjustments, where they are re
For each Schedule B classification (see quired to arrive at "value at U.S. port of
$ 30.7(1)) for which merchandise is inexport.” In the expression of values in
cluded in the shipment, a separate item export declarations, fractions of a dollar
shall be shown on the Shipper's Export less than 50 cents should be ignored, and
Declaration and the separate descripfractions of 50 cents or upward should be
tion of commodities, shipping weight, counted as $1.
"D" or "F" designation, Schedule B com(4) For definitions of the value to be
modity number, net quantity and value shown on the Shipper's Export Declara
for the item shall be correctly aligned tion for special types of transactions
horizontally, and clearly distinguishable where the commodities are not being
from information applying to other exported pursuant to commercial sales,
Schedule B items on the same declaraor where subsidies, Government financ
tion. However, where merchandise ing or participation, or other unusual
covered by a single Schedule B classificaconditions are involved, see $ 30.30.
tion is moving under more than one gen(r) Date of exportation. Informa
eral license, under more than one valition as to date of exportation is not
dated export license, or under a validated required to be reported for shipments
export license which shows two or more by vessel or by mail. For other ship
Listings for the same Schedule B number, ments, the date of departure (or date
a separate item shall be shown on the of clearance, if date of departure is not
Shipper's Export Declaration for each known) shall be shown on the Shipper's
license or for each listing on the license.' Export Declaration as the date of
For merchandise moving under validated exportation.
license, information required by export (s) Designation of agent and signa
control regulations as to export license ture. For information regarding the use
number and expiration date, and infor
mation as to whether the export is a of the space provided on Form 7525-V
partial or complete shipment against the and 7525-V-Alternate for authorization
license, shall be shown immediately of agent, and for requirements as to
below the corresponding description of signature, see § 30.4.
commodities on the Shipper's Export (31 F.R. 11867, Aug. 27, 1966, as amended
Declaration. Where two or more items at 32 20805, Dec. 27, 1967; 37 F.R. 23251, Nov. 1, 1972)
are classified under the same Schedule B
number and moving under the same gen$ 30.8 Additional information required eral license, or where no license is re
on Shipper's Export Declaration for
quired, the quantities, values and ship
ping weights of such invoice items, In addition to the information required wherever practical, should be combined under $ 30.7, the following information and the information shown on a single shall be shown on the Shipper's Export horizontal line of the Shipper's Export Declaration for In-Transit Goods, Form Declaration. Commodities of U.S. man7513: (a) U.S. port of arrival. The U.S.
o See $ 30.6 for prohibition against reportport at which the merchandise covered
ing general license commodities on the same by the declaration arrived from a foreign Shipper's Export Declaration with commodi. country shall be shown.
ties moving under a validated license.