CBP Extends Global Business Identifier Evaluative Proof of Concept

Posted by Kelsay Calvaruso on 8/25/23 5:00 PM

On August 14, 2023, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #57322357, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced the extension of the Global Business Identifier (GBI) Initiative Evaluative Proof of Concept (EPoC) within the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). According to the CSMS, the GBI Initiative “seeks to enhance trade facilitation and trade security by testing and developing a unified business identifier solution to achieve better visibility into global supply chains.” The test period is extended through February 14, 2024.

In February 2023, CBP hosted a webinar providing an overview of the GBI Initiative, which can be found here:


More details on the GBI EPoC can be found on CBP’s website here:


CSMS #57322357 can be found here:


Topics: CBP, GBI

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