‘Data gaps’ in e-commerce? You bet there are. With explosive growth of cross-border market reliance on e-commerce comes increased risk of trade violation and the potential for sales of harmful or unsafe goods. What are the gaps and challenges that US Customs have identified? What are the proposed solutions and strategies to overcome them? We detail the answers and more here.
As part of an effort to modernize the handling of certain low-value imports, U.S. Customs and Border Protection has announced that beginning next year all commercial truck shipments containing “Section 321 merchandise” will be required to file an advance electronic manifest in accordance with the guidelines specified in the Trade Act of 2002.