US: UNDERSTANDING YOUR ROLE AS AN IMPORTER IN FORCED LABOUR COMPLIANCE

 On 10 June, Global Trade Magazine published this article which starts by saying that, at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, “well over 100 shipments [are] on hold pending determination of admissibility due to suspicion of forced labour”.  It says that importers must understand their responsibilities related to vetting suppliers for forced labour or face potential penalties for non-compliance.

https://www.globaltrademag.com/understanding-your-role-in-forced-labor-compliance/

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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