CBP Announces Deployment of GBI Proof of Concept Test

Posted by Kelsay Calvaruso on 1/4/23 5:00 PM

On December 16, 2022, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #54383213, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced the deployment of the Global Business Identifier (GBI) Evaluative Proof of Concept test in the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). According to the CSMS, this initiative “is an interagency project that aims to test and develop a single business identifier solution so CBP and partner government agencies (PGA) can achieve better visibility into the supply chain to benefit trade facilitation and trade security.” The test is voluntary and uses three entity identifiers to capture additional information about trade entities. The deployment was December 17, 2022.

CSMS #54383213 can be found here:


Topics: CBP, Pilot

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