WASHINGTON, March 28 (Reuters) - The Biden administration on Tuesday imposed new trade restrictions on five Chinese companies for allegedly aiding in the repression of the Uyghur Muslim minority but China rejected the accusation as "lies" aimed at constraining it.Read More
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Registration is now available for our next FAE event! Join us on Tuesday, May 2nd, to hear from Christian Aigner (SCM Planning Ford Europe, Ford) and Terry Onica (Director, Automotive, QAD Inc.), as they explore, "Supply Chain Careers in Materials Management/Logistics - Fostering Healthier Supply Chains."Read More
As previously reported by Green, the CBP is launching a new requirement within CBP’s Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). The new requirement will be called “UFLPA Region Alert” under which the “postal code” will become a “required field” when “Country of Origin is China for Entry and for Manufacturer Identification Code (MID) creation.” The new ACE schedule includes a “UFLPA Detentions Process Related to Forced Labor” with a May 2023 start date.Read More
WASHINGTON — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) kicked off the Forced Labor Technical Expo Tuesday and launched an interactive dashboard focused on forced labor enforcement statistics under the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA). The Technical Expo is a two-day event that offers a global platform for industry to share best practices on the latest technologies in supply chain transparency from around the world.Read More
The global Guiding Principles and Practical Guidance documents are now available in Chinese, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Polish, Portuguese, and Turkish.
The Forced Labor Technical Expo welcomes industry event attendance as well as stakeholders (max two per company) impacted by the need to comply with UFLPA and §19 U.S.C. 1307. The audience includes the U.S. importing community, partner government agencies with a nexus to forced labor enforcement, and non-governmental organizations.Read More
Today, 41% of consumers expect their online purchases to arrive in less than 24 hours. As projections for delivery times shorten and international trade increases, manufacturers and distributors are adjusting their cross-border logistics strategies to ensure that timely delivery is a top priority. At the same time, systemic supply chain disruptions, lack of proper infrastructure and regulatory obstacles are all contributing to the complexity of managing cross-border freight transportation.Read More