U.S. Customs to Require Importer Security Filing

A multi-year effort by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to obtain additional data elements for maritime shipments is now moving from the conceptual to the implementation stage, with importers and vessel carriers facing new requirements for security filings as of January 25, 2009.However, a lengthy campaign by many traders resulted in substantial changes to CBP's proposed approach, and...

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