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Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON—In Fiscal Year (FY) 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) prevented importers from evading $287 million in duties owed to the U.S. Government through the Enforce and Protect Act (EAPA). This is a 500 percent increase since the...
Monday, August 3, 2020 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued an administrative ruling that will clarify the duty-free exemption status of certain low-value shipments sent to U.S. fulfillment centers and domestic warehouses. The ruling is...
Wednesday, July 1, 2020 | National Media Release
NEWARK, NJ —U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Port of New York/Newark detained a shipment of products/accessories suspected to be made with human hair today that originated in Xinjiang, China, indicating potential human right...
Monday, May 11, 2020 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection will detain imported merchandise made wholly or in part with seafood harvested by the Yu Long No. 2, a Taiwanese flagged fishing vessel, at all U.S. ports of entry effective May 11.  CBP issued the...
Friday, May 1, 2020 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON—Effective May 1, at all U.S. ports of entry, U.S. Customs and Border Protection will detain imported merchandise made wholly or in part with hair products manufactured by Hetian Haolin Hair Accessories Co. Ltd. (Haolin), who operate in...
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON—U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced that tuna and tuna products harvested from the Tunago No.61 vessel will be admissible at all U.S. ports of entry beginning today. The agency’s Executive Assistant Commissioner for the Office of...
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON— U.S. Customs and Border Protection revoked the Withhold Release Order for rubber gloves imported by WRP Asia Pacific Sdn. Bhd. yesterday.Effective March 23, 2020, disposable rubber gloves manufactured by WRP Asia Pacific Sdn. Bhd after...
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is announcing the selection of nine entities for the Section 321 Data Pilot.The Section 321 Data Pilot is a voluntary collaboration with online marketplaces, carriers, technology firms and...
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON — With Black Friday and Cyber Monday fast approaching, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) would like to remind consumers that some of the great deals available online may be too good to be true, or rather, too good to be real.   ...
Monday, March 5, 2018 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) seized a record number of 34,143 shipments of goods that violated Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in FY2017. IPR seizures increased 8 percent...

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