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Exporters Ship Record Number of Temporary Exports

Friday, November 23, 2018

Boomerang carnets ATA Carnet issuing hit a new record in October. The Barrington, IIlinois-based customer service and issuing team exceeded the previous monthly record in set earlier this year in the month of May.

Boomerang carnets's U.K. ATA Carnet preparation service also broke their previous record in October. Boomerang carnets U.K. partners with the Liverpool Chamber of Commerce, as a U.K. issuing authority.

Exporters that contributed to breaking both the U.S. and U.K. issuing records were from the semiconductor, high tech, aerospace and defense, telecommunications, television news production, medical devices, sports, video and film production, robotics and energy industry sectors. Those exporters utilized all three "intended uses" of the international temporary import document depending on the purpose of their temporary exportation: commercial samples, professional equipment and goods for trade fairs and exhibitions.

The top five destination countries selected by exporters were: Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico and Japan, in that order. Of note is that in October of 2017, the top five were: Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico and France. France was replaced by Japan in October of 2018.