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Census Bureau Media Advisory: Census Bureau to Host Webinar on Foreign Trade Zones

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by U.S. Census Bureau:


What:  The U.S. Census Bureau is the official source for U.S. export and import statistics and is responsible for issuing regulations governing the reporting of all export shipments from the United States. In this final webinar in the eight-part series, titled "What is a Foreign Trade Zone and How Can it Help You?" you will learn about Foreign Trade Zones and helpful exporting instructions for when merchandise is removed from a zone to a foreign country.

See complete series at:

Please dial in by phone to listen to a simultaneous audio conference while viewing the online presentation. A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation. Please log in early, as some setup is required.

When: Wednesday, Oct. 17, 1 p.m. (EDT)

Who: Wendy Peebles, branch chief, Data Collection Coordination Branch, Foreign Trade Division, U.S. Census Bureau

RSVP today: Sign up for the webinar at:

If closed captioning is required:

To register for this event:

  1. Go to the URL listed above.
  2. Provide your information for the event leader and then click submit.
  3. Registration closes one hour prior to the event.

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SOURCE U.S. Census Bureau