than one declaration is required for an individual shipment as follows:

(a) For consignments by rail, truck, or other vehicle, requiring more than one rail car, truck, or other vehicle, a separate export declaration is required for the merchandise carried in each such rail car, truck, or other vehicle. However, Customs Directors are authorized to waive this requirement where multiple car shipments are made under a single bill of lading or other loading document and are cleared simultaneously.

(b)[Reserved) (41 FR 9134, Mar. 3, 1976, as amended at 55 FR 47049, Nov. 9, 1990)

8 30.7 Information required on Shipper's

Export Declarations. The following information shall be furnished in the appropriate spaces provided on the Shipper's Export Declaration and shall conform to the requirements set forth in this section. (See $ 30.92 for information as to the statistical classification Schedules B, C-E, and D referred to in this section. Also, see $ 30.8 for information required on Form 7513 in addition to these requirements.)

(a) Port of export. The name of the U.S. Customs port of exportation shall be entered in terms of Schedule D, Classification of Customs Districts and Ports. (See $ 30.20(c) for definition of port of exportation.) For shipments by mail, the name of the Post Office her the package is mailed shall be inserted in the space for U.S. port of export.

(b) Method of transportation. Except on Commerce Form 7513, the method of transportation by which the goods are exported (or shipped to a nonforeign area where the declaration covers such 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 vehi. cles 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) Name of exporter and exporter's Employer Identification Number—(1) Name of exporter. In general, the exporter named on the Shipper's Export Declaration shall be the principal or seller in the export transaction. For exports moving under validated li. cense, 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 also 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.)

(2) Exporter's Employer Identification Number. Exporters (or their agents shall report the exporter's Internal Revenue Service Employer Identification Number (EIN). If no in. ternal Revenue Service EIN has been assigned, the exporter's Social Security Number (SSN), preceded by the symbol “SS,” should be reported. The exporter's SSN shall be reported if, and only if, no Internal Revenue EIN has been assigned to the exporter. If neither an Internal Revenue Service EIN nor an SSN has been assigned, for

example, in case of a foreign entity as the exporter, the EIN or SSN reporting requirement does not apply.

(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 Administration 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 Administration 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 Administration Regulations.

Where optional ports of unloading are named on the Shipper's Export Declaration under the permissible conditions, a photocopy, carbon, or other legible copy of the originally filed Shipper's Export Declaration 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. (See § 30.16 of these regulations.) Information as to port of unloading is required for shipments by vessel and air only.

(i) Country of destination. Country of destination shall be reported on the Shipper's Export Declaration in terms of the names designated in Schedule C-E, Classification of Country and Territory Designations for U.S. Export Statistics, as follows:

(1) For shipments under validated export licenses, the country of ultimate destination shown on the export decaration shall conform to the country of ultimate destination as shown on the license.

(2) For shipments not moving under validated export license, the country of ultimate destination as known to the exporter at the time or 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


"See Export Administration Regulations. (See footnote 2 to 8 30.2)

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which the goods are to be shipped in description in accordance with this retheir present form. (For instructions quirement. If the shipment is moving as to the reporting of country of desti- under a validated license, the descripnation for vessels sold or transferred tion shown on the export declaration from the United States to foreign own- shall conform with that shown on the ership, see $ 30.33.)

validated export license. However, (j) Marks and numbers. For purposes where the description on the license of identification of the export declara- does not state all of the characteristics tion with the merchandise it covers, of the commodity which are needed to the marks, numbers, or other identifi- completely verify the commodity cation shown on the packages should number, as described above, the missbe inserted. This information is not re- ing characteristics, as well as the dequired for shipments by mail inas- scription shown on the license, shall much as the declaration is presented be stated in the commodity descripto the Postmaster with the packages tion on the Shipper's Export Declarabeing mailed.

tion. (k) Number and kind of packages. (m) Export license number and expi. The number and kind of packages (i.e., ration date (or general license symbol). boxes, barrels, baskets, bales, etc.) For exports to foreign countries the shall be stated.

export license number and expiration (1) Description of commodities and date, or the general license symbol Schedule B number. The correct com- shall be shown below the description modity number as provided in Sched- of the commodity. ule B, Statistical Classification of Do- (n) Net quantity. Where a unit of mestic and Foreign Commodities Ex- quantity is specified in Schedule B for ported from the United States, shall be the commodity number in which the entered in the space provided on the item is classified, net quantity is reShipper's Export Declaration form, quired to be reported in the specified and a description of the merchandise unit, and the unit in which reported shall be supplied in the “Description should be indicated on the declaration of Commodities” column in sufficient following the net quantity figure. detail to permit the verification of the Where the unit of quantity specified Schedule B commodity number. The in Schedule B is “No.” (number), name of the commodity, in terms "Each" or the abbreviation "Ea.” may which can be identified or associated be indicated on the declaration as the with the language used in Schedule B unit of quantity. If no unit of quantity (usually the commercial name of the is specified in Schedule B for a num. commodity), and any and all charac- bered classification, but a validated teristics of the commodity which dis- export license for the item specifies a tinguish it from commodities of the unit of quantity, the net quantity same name covered by other Schedule shall be reported on the declaration in B classifications shall be clearly and terms of the unit of quantity specified fully stated. Careful reference to the in the validated license. If neither Schedule B classification scheme for Schedule B nor an applicable validatrelated commodities as well as for the ed license specifies a unit of quantity commodity being shipped is necessary for the item, net quantity is not rein order to establish which particular quired to be reported, and an “X” characteristics must be stated in the should be entered in the “net quantidescription to permit verification of ty” column on the Shipper's Export the correct Schedule B commodity Declaration. Where Schedule B calls number and to eliminate any question for two units of quantity, net quantity that some other commodity number shall be reported in terms of both might apply. A description of commod- units. Where the specified unit is in ities in the kind of detail specified terms of weight (ounces, pounds, etc.) above is a separate requirement, and the net quantity should reflect the net the furnishing of the correct Schedule weight, exclusive of the weight of bar. B commodity number does not relieve rels, boxes, or other bulky coverings, the exporter of furnishing, in addition, and exclusive of salt or pickle in the a complete and accurate commodity case of salted or pickled fish or meats. Yote, however, That for a few com- eign merchandise include those comnodities where "content lb.," "dry modities which are the growth, weight,” or some similar weight unit is produce, or manufacture of foreign specified in Schedule B, the net quan- countries which entered the United tity to be reported on the Shipper's States, including U.S. Foreign Trade Export Declaration may be less than Zones, as imports and which at the the net weight. In the expression of time of exportation have undergone net quantities, fractions of one-half no change in form or condition or enunit or upward will be counted as a hancement in value by further manuwhole unit, and fractions of less than facture in the United States, including one-half unit will be ignored, except U.S. Foreign Trade Zones, Puerto that where the total net quantity is Rico, or U.S. Possessions. less than one-half of the unit pre- (2) Exports of domestic merchandise scribed for the commodity in Schedule include those commodities which are B “Less than one-half (unit)" should the growth, produce, or manufacture be reported. (For example, where the of the United States, including U.S. unit for a given commodity is in terms Foreign Trade Zones, Puerto Rico, or of "M board feet," a net quantity of U.S. Possessions (including commod8,400 board feet would be reported as ities incorporating foreign compo“8 M bd. ft." and a net quantity of 900 nents), and those articles of foreign board feet would be reported as “1 M origin which have been enhanced in bd. ft."; however, a total net quantity value or changed from the form in of 450 board feet should not be ig- which imported by further manufacnored but should be reported as “less ture or processing in the United than one-half M bd. ft.”.)

States, including U.S. Foreign Trade (0) Gross (shipping) weight. In addi- Zones, Puerto Rico, or U.S. Possestion to specifying the net quantity in sions. the units required by Schedule B, the (3) The above distinction between gross shipping weight in pounds, in- domestic and foreign merchandise is cluding the weight of containers, shall intended only for use in reporting on be shown for all shipments by vessel the Shipper's Export Declaration and and air. However, for containerized is intended for statistical purposes cargo in lift vans, cargo vans, or simi- only. lar substantial outer containers, the (4) On the Shipper's Export Declaraweight of such containers should not tion in the column headed “Specify 'D' be included in the gross weight of the or 'F'", domestic merchandise shall be commodities. If gross shipping weight identified by the designation "D" and information is not available for indi. foreign merchandise shall be identividual Schedule B items for the reason fied by the designation "F.” On the that commodities covered by more Shipper's Export Declaration for Inthan one Schedule B number are con- Transit Goods, Form 7513, one of the tained in the same shipping container, following statements, whichever is apapproximate shipping weights, esti- propriate, shall be shown across the mated as accurately as is practicable, body of the form within columns 1 may be shown on the Shipper's Export through 6: Declarations for each Schedule B item (i) For in-transit shipments of doin the container. The total of the esti- mestic (U.S.) merchandise, “The mermated weights must equal the actual chandise described herein is of the shipping weight of the entire contain- growth, production or manufacture of er or containers and contents. Gross the United States;' and (ii) for in-transhipping weight is not required for sit shipments of foreign merchandise, shipments by mail or for shipments by “The merchandise described herein is methods of transportation other than of foreign origin.” vessel or air.

(q) Value. (1) In general, the value to (p) “D(Domestic) or “F(Foreign). be reported on the Shipper's Export (1) The export declaration covering Declaration shall be the value at U.S. exports to foreign countries shall show port of export (selling price or cost if foreign goods separately from goods of not sold, including inland freight, indomestic production. Exports of for- surance, and other charges to U.S.

port of export) (nearest whole dollar; omit cents figures). 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 fig. ures)." "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 Shippers' 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 "delivered” price, c.i.f. foreign destination, the cost of loading on the exporting carrier at the port of exportation, if any, and freight, insurance, and other costs beyond the port of exportation should be subtracted from the price for pur

poses of reporting value on the Shipper's Export Declaration. If the actual amount of such costs is not available, an estimate of the costs should be subtracted. Costs added to or subtracted from the selling price in accordance with the above instructions should not be itemized or shown separately on the Shipper's Export Declaration, but the value reported should be the value after the making of such adjustments, where they are required to arrive at "value at U.S. port of export.” In the expression of values in export declarations, fractions of a dollar less than 50 cents should be ignored, and fractions of 50 cents or upward should be counted as $1.

(4) For definitions of the value to be shown on the Shipper's Export Declaration for special types of transactions where the commodities are not being exported pursuant to commercial sales, or where subsidies, government financing or participation, or other unusual conditions are involved, see $ 30.30.

(r) Date of exportation. Information as to date of exportation is not required to be reported for shipments by vessel or by mail. For other shipments, the date of departure (or date of clearance, if date of departure is not known) shall be shown on the Shipper's Export Declaration as the date of exportation.

(s) Designation of agent and signature. For information regarding the use of the space provided on Form 7525-V and 7525-V-Alternate (Intermodal) for authorization of agent, and for requirements as to signature, see $ 30.4.

(t) Point (state) of origin or Foreign Trade Zone number. (Not required for in-transit merchandise documented on Form 7513.) (1) The state in which the merchandise actually begins its movement in international trade; that is, the state in which the merchandise actually starts its journey to the port of export. For example, a Shipper's Export Declaration covering merchan. dise laden aboard a truck at a warehouse in Georgia for transport to Florida for loading onto a vessel for export to a foreign country shall show Georgia as the state of origin. This may not be the state where the merchandise

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