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Enforce and Protect Act (EAPA)

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Preventing Evasion of Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders

Title IV, Section 421 of the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 is commonly referred to as The Enforce and Protect Act of 2015 or EAPA.  EAPA establishes formal procedures for submitting and investigating antidumping or countervailing allegations of evasion against U.S. importers.  U.S. Customs and Border Protection has responsibility for tracking and reporting allegations of evasion from initial receipt, vetting and enforcement actions, to final disposition of an investigation.

References and resources related to EAPA investigations:

Legal References

Notices of Action and Final Determination

Resources

General Information

For further information, please email questions to eapallegations@cbp.dhs.gov

Last modified: 
June 15, 2018