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U.S. Customs Enforces “Withhold Release Orders” For Products Manufactured With Forced Labor

August 14, 2020


Recently U.S. Customs has stepped up enforcement of regulations prohibiting the importation of products made with prison labor, child labor and other forms of forced labor. Importers must exercise due diligence in ensuring that the products they import are not produced with prohibited labor and the risk can be significant. Importers face the detention and potential seizure of their products along with the additional costs associated with this type of action. One place to check for to see if your suppliers may be accused of this type of violation is to check the Customs page found below:

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