US Customs tightens enforcement on low-value e-commerce trade

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has suspended several customs brokers from a program designed to speed entry for low-value shipments but has paved the way for an explosion of e-commerce imports from China and India that the agency is struggling to police.

CBP didn’t spell out specifics in Friday’s suspension announcement but implied the intermediaries were penalized because filings for cargo release repeatedly failed to comply with requirements that the importer use “reasonable care” to...

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