Automated Export System Law and Legal Definition

Automated Export System (AES) is "the system, including AES Direct, for collecting Electronic export information (or any successor document) from persons exporting goods from the U.S., Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands; between Puerto Rico and the U.S.; and to the U.S. Virgin Islands from the U.S. or Puerto Rico." [15 CFR 30.1; Title 15 -- Commerce And Foreign Trade; Subtitle B -- Regulations Relating To Commerce And Foreign Trade; Chapter I -- Bureau Of The Census, Department Of Commerce; Part 30 -- Foreign Trade Regulations; Subpart A -- General Requirements]