International Shipping Information Sites
For additional information about international trade and shipping, consult these sites:
World Trade Organization
The only international body dealing with the rules of trade between nations. The site contains information about trade agreements, a database of official documents, legal texts, links, and news releases.
United States Government AgenciesSchedule B Classifications (U.S. Bureau of Census)
Search for a Schedule B code based on a key word.
Import-Export Regulations (U.S. Customs Service)
Rules and regulations governing imports and exports
Export Control Regulations (Bureau of Export Administration)
Rules and regulations governing exports of "dual-use" items.
List of Denied Parties
Individuals barred from importing and exporting.
Export Licenses for Defense Articles
(Office of Defense Trade Controls) Rules and regulations governing imports and exports of defense articles.
Tariffs On Computer Hardware and Software
(U.S. Dept. of Commerce) A compilation of tariffs currently applied to computer hardware and software imports in over 120 countries.