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What is US Customs and Border Protection (CBP)?

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US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is the law enforcement agency that regulates all goods shipped to the United States. The CBP facilitates lawful trade by inspecting cargo and collecting import duties when necessary.

It is important that your shipment complies with all laws to ensure swift customs clearance.