Through the Office of Trade, CBP educates stakeholders on U.S. trade programs and provides technical expertise to new and ongoing trade negotiations. The Office of Commerce helps businesses and trading partners promote respect for and enforcement of trade. CBP also reviews trade compliance activities such as fraudulent business practices, transshipments, false claims by importers, undervaluation and under-counting of goods. In addition, CBP assesses areas of potential infringement and high-risk sectors to ensure that only products that comply with the rules of origin of free trade agreements and TTPs receive preferential tariff advantages and that the corresponding tariffs are paid on imported goods that are not entitled to such preferential treatment. CBP cooperates closely with the United States to address fraudulent business practices such as commercial fraud and fraudulent business practices. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), Commercial Fraud Programs Unit. New enforcement tools will expand the exchange of confidential business data; strengthening joint analysis, investigations and operations; facilitate the verification of the facility in order to assess production capacity. Please note that in Canada, this Agreement is referred to as the Agreement between Canada, the United States and Mexico (CUSMA). in Mexico, this Agreement is referred to as Tratado entre México, Estados Unidos y Canadá (T-MEC).
All three names refer to the same trade agreement. To view business policy and implementation updates, visit Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS). Contact the import specialist team at your center of excellence in www.cbp.gov/trade/centers-excellence-and-expertise-information/cee-directory The Agreement between the United States, Mexico and Canada (USMCA) is a commercial agreement between these parties. The USMCA replaced the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The United States negotiates and implements free trade agreements (SAAs) and preferential trade laws (PTLs), also known as preferential programs to promote the prosperity of the U.S. economy. Free trade agreements and PTLs open new markets for U.S. exports, protect American producers and workers, and promote free and fair trade between our trading partners.
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