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

question of the month

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

Port-Customs Miscommunications Increase Congestion

Port of Los Angeles

As if it was not enough, U.S. Ports face a gap in their communication with U.S Customs and Border Protection. As a result, the Ports are not informed about the arrival of nonscheduled charters  resulting in some vessels being anchored for more than a month.