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First Round of Changes to CBP’s Focused Assessment Audit Rules Now in Effect

Posted October 10, 2014

Under Logistics & Supply Chain Issues, U.S. Customs Issues

After a period of stakeholder outreach by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) over the summer, the first significant updates in more than a decade to the agency’s Focused Assessment (FA) program took effect at the beginning of October. The aim of the changes to the audit process is to enable CBP to be more targeted in its approach to assessing risk, but some trade experts feel the new modifications could prove to be a major headache for importers. Click here to read more.