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Your Cheat Sheet to Comply With CBP’s Forced Labor Requirements

 We recently advised our readers of the 12 Questions on Forced Labor the import community must answer in order to comply with U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) amended Reasonable Care Checklist. This checklist was released September 2017 to: Comply with the informed compliance requirement of Title VI of the North American Free Trade Agreement READ MORE

Importers: If you Can’t Answer These 12 Questions on Forced Labor You’re In Trouble!

An estimated 40.3 million people were living in modern slavery at any moment in time in 2016. This amounts to 5.4 victims of modern slavery for every thousand people in the world. Seventy three per cent of the victims of forced labor were female, and one in four victims were children. Forced labor accounted for 24.9 READ MORE

Crash Course in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States

What is the HTSUS? The HTSUS is the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States. This post will give a rundown of what the HTSUS is and why it is so important: The HTSUS was established in 1989 through an act of Congress. This new tariff classification replaced the old Tariff Schedule of the United READ MORE