A license or permit from the responsible agency may be necessary to import: alcoholic beverages animal and animal products certain drugs firearms and ammunition fruits, nuts meat and meat products milk, dairy, and cheese products plants and plant products poultry and poultry products petroleum and petroleum products vegetables There are also restrictions on the importation of certain trademarked and copyrighted articles. (For further information see Customs Publication No. 549 U.S. Customs and Protection of Intellectual Property Rights.) Certain items in these categories may also be prohibited. The following items must comply with applicable regulations of other agencies: art materials cultural property hazardous/toxic/flammable materials household appliances some electronics products toys and children’s articles.
Assessing your current supply chain for diversification
Evaluating your supply chain’s vulnerability to disruptions is a critical step in ensuring the continuity of your business operations. Disruptions can come in many forms,