Don’t Let This Happen To You!

The Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Export Enforcement has updated its publication Don’t Let This Happen To You!, a compendium of case examples highlighting BIS criminal and administrative enforcement efforts. The publication was last updated in March 2024.


Tariff Retaliatory Actions - (link to International Trade Administration website) - Current Foreign Retaliatory Actions - Foreign Tariff Responses to U.S. Section 232 Steel and Aluminum Tariffs; China’s Responses to U.S. Section 301 Tariffs.

U.S. Commercial Service
Trade-related services; market research, trade leads, trade show directories, company directories..

U.S. Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Department of Commerce.
Lists To Check - Export Control Basics - Seminars and Training - Licensing..

The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the US Department of the Treasury administers and enforces economic and trade sanctions..

Export-Import Bank of the United States
Supports the financing of U.S. goods and services, turning export opportunities into real transactions, maintaining and creating more..

U.S. Small Business Administration is the official website for the U.S. Small Business Administration, dedicated to providing support to small businesses across the nation..

International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) Trade association representing freight forwarding and logistics firms. Includes membership list and websites of affiliated national associations..

U.S. Dept. of State/Director of Defense Trade Controls
The U.S. Government views the sale, export, and re-transfer of defense articles and defense services as an integral part of safeguarding U.S. national security and furthering U.S. foreign policy objectives..

U.S. Customs and Border Protection secures the homeland by preventing the illegal entry of people and goods while facilitating legitimate travel and trade..

U.S. Census Bureau - FOREIGN TRADE is the official source for U.S. export and import statistics and responsible for issuing regulations governing the reporting of all export shipments from the United States..

Food and Drug Administration - Exports Under the FDA Export Reform and Enhancement Act of 1996..

U.S. Department of Agriculture - APHIS (Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service) - provides extensive information on animal and plant health/disease topics, USDA regulations, ...