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Guide to Exporting to the United States

Understand U.S. import policies

The Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is charged with regulating and facilitating international trade, collecting import duties, and enforcing U.S. regulations. This guide provides information on CBP policies and procedures to help businesses avoid potential problems in importing to the United States.

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  • Partner agency: U.S. Department of Homeland Security Customs and Border Protection (CBP)

  • Provides: Regulatory guidance

  • Eligibility: African businesses exporting to the United States