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What is Customs X-Ray Exam?

Updated: Dec 7, 2023


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CBP X-ray examination is a non-invasive inspection process used by customs authorities to inspect the contents of shipping containers without physically opening them. It involves the use of X-ray technology to create images of the container's contents, allowing customs officials to assess the cargo's contents and identify any potential risks or discrepancies.


The use of X-ray technology allows customs authorities to quickly assess containers for potential risks while minimizing the disruption to trade and logistics operations. It is considered a relatively efficient and cost-effective method compared to more invasive inspection methods like physical searches, which can be time-consuming and costly.

 

Disclaimer: Please note that all information provided in this post is for reference purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. It is recommended that you consult with a qualified professional for specific inquiries or concerns. This website is not comprehensive and does not encompass all the necessary aspects of import procedures. 


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