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Modernization of U.S. Customs: Implications on trade

hearing before the Subcommittee on International Economic Policy and Trade of the Committee on International ... Congress, second session, June 11, 1998

by United States

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Published by For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office .
Written in English


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Number of Pages63
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Open LibraryOL7377918M
ISBN 100160578930
ISBN 109780160578939

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Many developed countries have huge inequalities and the greater the level of inequality the greater the degree of. On the Modernization of U.S. Customs: Implications on Trade, Testimony before the Subcommittee on International Economic Policy and Trade of the House Committee on International Relations Jan Trade Regulations.

The removal or reduction of trade barriers in accordance with the former General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) An international treaty that worked to reduced trade barriers. and most recently the World Trade Organization Created by the GATT, it addresses trade between nations, including dispute resolution.

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[1] The name of the Customs Service was changed to the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection by Reorganization Plan Modification for the Department of Homeland Security, effective Mar. 1,H.R. Doc.th Congress,1st Session, set out as a note under 6 U.S.C. We use Customs throughout for both the Customs Service and the Bureau of Customs and Border.

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Anglophone African countries have been implementing reform and modernization initiatives in their Customs administrations. This paper outlines the progression of key reform and modernization initiatives in these countries since the early s, and assesses the gap between these reforms and those of more modern Customs agencies.

The review suggests that Customs administration reform and. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is a federal law enforcement agency of the United States Department of Homeland Security charged with regulating and facilitating international trade, collecting customs (import duties or tariffs approved by the U.S.

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The size of the U.S. market. With nearly million consumers, the United States is one of the largest markets in the world.

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