Priority Trade Issues (PTIs) represent high-risk areas that can cause significant revenue loss, harm the U.S. economy, or threaten the health and safety of the American people. They drive risk-informed investment of CBP resources and enforcement and facilitation efforts, including the selection of audit candidates, special enforcement operations, outreach, and regulatory initiatives. CBP Trade administers trade policy by collecting duties and enforcing remedies to create a level playing field for American businesses.
Current Priority Trade Initiatives:
- Agriculture and Quota
- Antidumping and Countervailing Duty (AD/CVD)
- Import Safety
- Intellectual Property Rights
- Textiles/Wearing Apparel
- Trade Agreements
CBP Trade applies world-class expertise to design trade processes and policies that minimize cost and provide certainty, transparency, security, and predictability to members of the trade community.