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Trusted Trader, CTPAT, CBP Regulations to be Discussed at COAC Meeting

Monday, November 19, 2018
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U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee will hold its quarterly meeting Dec. 5 outside of Washington, D.C. Members of the public should register by Dec. 4 to attend this meeting in person or via webinar. Meeting materials will be available here by Dec. 3.

The following topics are expected to be discussed at the Dec. 5 meeting.

- scope and activities of the Trusted Trader and CTPAT Minimum Security Criteria working groups

- recommendations regarding the proposed forced labor trusted trader strategy

- recommendations regarding the results of a proof of concept test that used the Automated Commercial Environment to electronically report and manage petroleum moving in-bond via pipeline

- recommendations regarding potential automation, visibility, system, and regulatory issues concerning in-bond shipments

- mapping the supply chains of various modes of transportation to identify the differences between e-commerce and traditional channels

- review of CBP regulations and preparation of high-level recommendations for reform

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