US and UK Sign Customs Mutual Assistance Agreement

Posted by Kelsay Calvaruso on 12/30/20 5:00 PM

On December 16, 2020, in a press release, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced that the United States (US) and United Kingdom (UK) have signed a Customs Mutual Assistance Agreement to provide a framework for exchanging information and enforcing customs laws on areas such as duty evasion, trafficking, and money laundering.

CBP Acting Commissioner Mark Morgan notes the benefits of the agreement, saying “This new agreement will further enhance the U.S.-UK partnership by improving information sharing, strengthening the enforcement of our customs laws, and bolstering supply chain security while facilitating the flow of legitimate trade.”

The press release can be found here:

https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/national-media-release/united-states-and-united-kingdom-conclude-customs-mutual-assistance

Topics: CBP, UK

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