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CBP’s trade chief: New forced-labor ban already spurring supply chain ‘shift’

August 26, 2022 at 4:06 PM
Businesses are scrutinizing -- and in some cases moving -- their supply chains in response to a new ban on goods made with forced labor that went into effect earlier this summer, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection trade chief AnnMarie Highsmith, who credits the agency’s outreach efforts with helping to drive that change. "As a result of our efforts, we are seeing supply chains shift,” said Highsmith, the executive assistant commissioner of the Office of Trade at CBP,...

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