CBP and the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 (TFTEA)
The Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 (TFTEA) was signed into law P.L. 114-125 on February 24, 2016. It is the first comprehensive authorization of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) since the Department of Homeland Security was created in 2003, with the overall objective to ensure a fair and competitive trade environment.
CBP has embraced a renewed approach to trade facilitation and enforcement, focusing on the following key areas: