Automotive Supply Chain – Disruptions and Outlook

The disruptions in supplies of key raw materials and components over the last three years have been driven by a range of factors, including the COVID-19 pandemic, natural disasters, geopolitical tensions, and shifts in consumer demand. In the case of the automotive industry, one key driver of the recent shortages has been the cancellation of orders for microprocessors in response to a slump in auto … Read More

What is the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act of 2021 (UFLPA)?

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Customs Q&A of the Month: With Licensed Customs Brokerage, Jessica Parks Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act: What you should know U.S. Customs and Border Protection has put the UFLPA in place which specifically bans the import of goods resulting from forced labor in China – specifically in the Xinjiang area of China. In 2017, the Chinese government, in an act of Genocide as described by … Read More