US Customs Regulations

Truck with Project 21 decal.
18 Apr 2014
EL PASO, Texas — The trucks here crossing the border from Juarez, Mexico, with “Project 21” decals are cleared by U.S. and Mexican customs agents faster than those trucks without the sticker, allowing drivers to get their goods from Mexican factories to U.S. customers faster.
CBP import cargo inspection
04 Oct 2013
WASHINGTON — Import cargo delays at U.S. ports of entry will become “catastrophic” if the partial government shutdown lasts more than two weeks, an international trade attorney said on Friday.
CBP agriculture specialists and ship’s crewmen discovered 27 egg masses of the highly destructive Asian Gypsy Moth on the car carrier Columbia Highway between the ports of Baltimore and Brunswick, Ga.
04 Oct 2013
A U.S. Department of Agriculture laboratory has confirmed that 27 egg masses of Asian gypsy moths were discovered on a freighter in Baltimore, and again during the ship’s transit to Brunswick, Ga.
02 Oct 2013
Less than 48 hours after the federal government's shutdown, shippers dependent on some agencies to clear cargo are seeing delays at U.S. ports of entry.
01 Oct 2013
The next politically appointed Customs and Border Protection commissioner faces a steep learning curve, funding challenges and calls from many in the trade community to improve a key trusted trader initiative.
Mariposa port of entry
30 Sep 2013
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is finalizing talks with five entities to allow some U.S.-Mexico shippers to fund additional Customs and Border Protection staffing during busy times or for extended hours as part of a pilot project.
The seven cases of intercepted chicken skeletons from China appeared to be intended for display or educational purposes.
16 Aug 2013
Baltimore U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials have intercepted seven shipments of uncertified chicken skeletons from China.
14 Aug 2013
The Border Commerce and Security Council has voiced concerns about U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s plan to fund certain staffing costs through agreements with some border cities.
08 Aug 2013
WASHINGTON — It’s still more than three years away, but completion of Customs and Border Protection’s long-delayed major cargo-processing system appears to be in sight.
08 Aug 2013
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has released a schedule for completing trade processing capabilities in its automated commercial environment by the end of 2016.
02 Aug 2013
President Obama this week nominated the nation's drug policy czar to take the reins of Customs and Border Protection, setting the stage for the agency to get its first politically appointed chief in more than a year and a half.
01 Aug 2013
U.S. Customs and Border Protection and China’s General Administration of Customs have jointly seized more than 243,000 counterfeit consumer electronics products...