4 Customs Bill Sticking Points To Watch

By Alex Lawson (August 19, 2015, 9:25 PM EDT) -- As the U.S. Congress remains in recess for the month of August, feverish work continues in both chambers on a final version of a bill to beef up customs enforcement, with rules on currency manipulation, environmental enforcement and duty evasion emerging as crucial sticking points.

The House and Senate have each passed their own versions of the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act, H.R. 644, but were unable to arrange a bicameral conference to reconcile the differences between the two bills before they departed the Capitol at the end of July.

Looming as the biggest obstacle to movement on the bill...

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