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NFTC: De minimis system can be strengthened without excluding China

July 24, 2023 at 4:26 PM
The U.S. de minimis program can be adjusted to address congressional concerns without lowering the $800 threshold for duty-free imports or excluding shipments from China, the National Foreign Trade Council’s John Pickel tells Inside U.S. Trade . In an interview, Pickel, the trade association’s senior director for supply chain policy, identified several ways in which he believes de minimis implementation could be strengthened to crack down on noncompliant shipments without taking up legislative efforts in the House and Senate to...

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