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Article Date: April 2024
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De Minimis Enforcement Ramps Up at DHS

The Department of Homeland Security announced a new round of crackdowns on textile supply chains and de minimis shipments along with highlighting some 2023 results after last year’s increased scrutiny on the flood of small orders entering the U.S. The new textile industry efforts are spearheaded by the Customs and Border Protection agency and Homeland Security Investigations. Last year, the CBP made 5,016 textile-related seizures with a $129 million-plus domestic value. The seized goods included counterfeit clothing and smuggled apparel already tagged for retail sale. Another $266.6 million in misclassified, undervalued ... Log in to view full article.


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