18 Dec U.S. Customs and Border Protection Announces Expansion of Apparel, Footwear, and Textiles Center
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced another milestone today toward fulfilling the agency’s initiative to enhance industry-specific collaboration. The debut of the Apparel, Footwear and Textiles (AFT) Center of Excellence and Expertise is now CBP’s hub for more than 67,000 importers of clothing, shoes, and raw materials.
Based in San Francisco, the center’s responsibilities include a majority of import and revenue-related activities for its industry. The center is the fourth to make its debut as part of the change in the way CBP processes trade in the 21st Century.