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U.S. Customs and Border Protection has announced the third and final phase of the transition of operational trade functions from ports of entry to two Centers of Excellence and Expertise.
CEEs were established to increase uniformity of practices across ports of entry, facilitate the timely resolution of trade compliance issues nationwide, and further strengthen CBP knowledge of key industry practices. To learn more about CEEs and the benefits they offer for importers, click here to access our on-demand webinar.
Effective June 29, the directors of the Petroleum, Natural Gas and Minerals CEE and the Pharmaceuticals, Health and Chemicals CEE will assume trade authority for post-release trade processes of entry summaries for the respective industry tariff lines filed in the following ports of entry under the field offices indicated. CBP states that entry summary filing procedures and document submission processes will remain the same for brokers and importers.
Pharmaceuticals, Health and Chemicals
Petroleum, Natural Gas and Minerals
- Washington, D.C.
- Portland, Maine
- St. Albans
- Kansas City
- St. Louis
- Port Huron
- Miami Airport
- Houston Airport
- New Orleans
- Otay Mesa
- San Diego
- San Ysidro
- San Francisco
- San Luis
CBP states that an appropriate level of trade staff at these service port locations will be transitioned to the CEE to support Center operations. The center director will have full authority for trade decisions for the respective industry tariff lines.
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