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Developing an Export Compliance Program

Need to build an Export Compliance Program (ECP) or just looking for some tips on improving an existing one? An ECP analyzes pieces of information and individual decisions to build an organized, integrated system. It is a program that can be established to manage export-related decisions and transactions to ensure compliance with the EAR.

Guidance articles

  • How can you create an effective Export Compliance Program (ECP)?

    Tailor ECP to your Organization's needs, contact other regulatory agencies for their compliance best practices, and download the BIS Export Compliance Guidelines.

  • Freight forwarder guidance

    Members of the international forwarding community play a key role in ensuring the security of the global supply chain, stemming the flow of illegal exports, and helping to prevent Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) and other sensitive goods and technologies from falling into the hands of proliferators and terrorists.

  • Export compliance poster