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Trade Outreach Slideshow Presentations and Frequently Asked Questions


Beyond the Border
U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Canada Border Services Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security conducted Beyond the Border stakeholder presentations in Niagara Falls, N.Y. and Toronto, Canada on February 28-29, 2012.

Customs and Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT)

Convict, Forced, or Indentured Labor Product Importations

Importer Security Filing "10/+2"

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)

International Trade Data System (ITDS)


Residue Found in Instruments of International Traffic (IITs)
After further consultation with the international trade community, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has decided to delay the launch of the Test Concerning Manifesting and Entry of Residue found in Instruments of International Traffic (IITs). This test was announced in the Federal Register Notice (FR Doc. 2013-20878) on August 27, 2013. The test was to commence on November 25th which is 90 days after the publication of the Federal Register Notice. CBP will work to address remaining trade concerns related to this matter and announce a future test date after further consultation with the trade community.

Role of the Broker

Trade Strategy, CBP - Fiscal Years 2009 - 2013

Valuation Encyclopedia, CBP (1980 - 2010)

Wood Packaging Material (WPM)