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September 26, 2023

Policy Brief: De Minimis Threshold

What is a “de minimis threshold”? In an international trade context, a “de minimis” refers to shipments of imports falling below a minimum value and are eligible for duty-free entry, subject to certain conditions. Per Section 321, 19 USC 1321, the de minimis threshold for imports into the United States is $800 per person per day.

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May 11, 2021

The Washington Port System: Gateways to Growth at Home and Opportunities Abroad

Activities at Washington’s public ports support over 175,000 family-wage jobs. With approximately 40 percent of all jobs tied to international commerce, Washington is the most trade-reliant state in the nation. Geographic advantages including proximity to the Pacific Ocean, natural deep water harbors courtesy of the Puget Sound, and an unparalleled …

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