eCommerce has been a force driver in logistics and international trade. These changes in business have changed business models around the world and our legal systems struggling to keep up.
July 23, 2019: CBP eCommerce shipment data pilot announced (9 participants will electronically transmit certain data elements related to their shipments CBP in advance of arrival in the U.S.)
March, 2018: CBP: eCommerce strategy announcement.
June 2018: WCO: Framework of Standards on Cross-border E-commerce.
January, 2018: CBP estimates that U.S. international mail processing facilities handles >1.8 million packages a day with declared values of less than $800.
2015: Congress passes the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act (TFTEA): Raising the de minimis value for small individual shipments to $800 from $200 under section 321.