March 15, 2023
As an action to strengthen the existing prohibition against the importation of goods mined, produced, or manufactured wholly or in part with forced labor in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), especially in the Xinjiang Autonomous Region; effective March 18, 2023, the following MANDATORY information must be present on all commercial invoices used for customs clearance of commercial goods.
Any ORIGINAL Manufacturer found to be in violation of forced labor laws will subject the shipment(s) to detention and exclusion authorities under 19 U.S.C. 1499, and seizure authorities under 19 U.S.C. 1595a(c).