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Wednesday, January 13, 2021 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON — Effective January 13 at all U.S. ports of entry, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will detain cotton products and tomato products produced in China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.CBP issued a Withhold Release Order (WRO)...
Thursday, December 31, 2020 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON — A partir del 30 de diciembre de 2020, el personal de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP) de EE. UU., en todos los puertos de entrada estadounidenses detendrá el atún y otros mariscos capturados por el Lien Yi Hsing No. 12, un barco...
Thursday, December 31, 2020 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON — Effective December 31, 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel at all U.S. ports of entry will detain tuna and other seafood harvested by the Lien Yi Hsing No. 12, a Taiwanese flagged and owned distant water fishing...
Wednesday, December 30, 2020 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON — Effective December 30, 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel at all U.S. ports of entry will detain palm oil and products containing palm oil produced by Sime Darby Plantation Berhad and its subsidiaries, joint...
Monday, December 7, 2020 | National Media Release
WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today that it modified a Withhold Release Order (WRO) such that bone black produced by Bonechar Carvão Ativado do Brasil Ltda (Bonechar) is admissible at all U.S. ports of entry effective...
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...

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