REVERSE C-TPAT

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection soon may issue a proposed rule on a new cargo security program for exports that could create headaches for agricultural exporters. Begun in late 2001, the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism was initially implemented in response to a Congressional…

CUSTOMS TO START MONITORING EXPORT SHIPMENT MORE

  A top U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) official said the agency is considering expanding its role to include verifying U.S. exporters’ security compliance, with any future program likely to be modeled after the agency’s Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program. C-TPAT sets security…