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New Resources Available: Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

By In USA Trade Alerts On 23rd February 2023

On February 23, 2023, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), announced the release of new resources to help importers prepare for the enforcement of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA.)

CBP is undertaking multiple efforts to provide more information for companies seeking to comply with the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act and Section 307 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. 1307).

New Resources

On March 14-15, 2023, CBP’s Office of Trade will host the Forced Labor Technical Expo in Washington D.C. The Forced Labor Technical Expo will offer a forum for industry to provide the international trade community with information about the latest technologies that can aid in securing and managing the flow of goods. Register here.

What is the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act?

A new U.S. forced labor law implemented on June 21, 2022.

The law establishes a rebuttable presumption that all goods, wares, articles, and merchandise mined, produced, or manufactured wholly or in part in the Xinjiang region of the People's Republic of China or by entities identified by the U.S. on the UFLPA entities list, are prohibited from entry into the U.S.

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