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CBP Releases New Stats on Section 321 Shipments 2018-2021

CBP released a report Oct. 17 with detailed statistics on Section 321 de minimis shipments during fiscal years 2018 through 2021. The report shows a continuous rise in volume of shipments during the period, which ended Sept. 30, 2021, from…

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about 400 million to about 770 million. The value of shipments declined during the latter years of the period, however, rising from about $30 million in 2018 to about $56 million in 2019 and $67 million in 2020, before falling to about $40 million in 2021. The report also contains statistics on seizures by type, by mode of transportation and by country of shipment, as well as whether refused shipments were abandoned or returned to sender.