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CBP official: U.S. has seen ‘a lot’ of UFLPA evasion in first year

June 22, 2023 at 10:14 AM
A year after U.S. Customs and Border Protection began enforcing the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act, Executive Director for Trade Remedy and Law Enforcement Eric Choy said the agency had seen “a lot” of evasion attempts. CBP has detained almost $1.4 billion worth of imports under the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act since enforcement began in June 2022, a significant increase over the $485 million detained in FY2021 and the less than $50 million in FY2020, according to agency data...

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