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Exploring Distributed Ledger Technology

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CBP is exploring the use of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) as a potential tool to enhance trade enforcement and facilitation. DLT provides a secure and permanent record of transactions. The aim of utilizing DLT for CBP is to improve the processing of trade-related documents by hosting information about trade transactions on a tamperproof ledger which various stakeholders can access and authenticate. CBP believes DLT has the potential to be come a major element of moving goods globally and facilitating entry into the United States.

Last Modified: May 23, 2023