TITLE

Examinations of High-Risk Cargo at Foreign Seaports Have Increased, but Improved Data Collection and Performance Measures Are Needed

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
GAO Reports;1/25/2008, preceding pi
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the study conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office on the operations of the Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) Container Security Initiative (CSI). It cites the achievement of the initiaitve in identifying and examining high-risk U.S.-bound cargo from foreign seaports and to secure the international supply chain. An overview is also provided on the inherent problems involved in the transport of commercial containers within the international supply chain.
ACCESSION #
29973795

 

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