U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released its April 2022 Monthly Operational Update.
CBP processed more than 2.9 million entry summaries valued at more than $292.6 billion in April, identifying estimated duties of nearly $8.3 billion to be collected by the U.S. government. In April, trade via the ocean environment accounted for more than 40 percent of the total import value, followed by air, truck, and rail.
CBP completed 29 audits that identified $64.8 million in duties and fees owed to the U.S. government, stemming from goods that had been improperly declared in accordance with U.S. trade laws and customs regulations. CBP collected $1.8 million of this identified revenue.
In the field of intellectual property rights violations CBP seized nearly 12,332 shipments that contained counterfeit goods valued at more than $1.8 billion.