On November 2, 2022, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #53865344, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced the publication of an Information Notice on the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) region alert enhancement that will be deployed to the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). The alert will “provide an early notification to importers of goods that may have been produced in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) which would be subject to UFLPA restrictions per H.R. 6256.” The Information Notice provides details on the new validations, required actions by trade users, and additional resources on UFLPA. The deployment date for the enhancement has not yet been determined.
CSMS #53865344 can be found here:
The Information Notice can be found here: