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The $67 billion tariff dodge that’s undermining US trade policy

12 mins | May 3, 2022
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It has boosted e-commerce and kept costs lower for consumers. The de minimis rule, which exempts American tourists from duties on small purchases made abroad, has become a lucrative strategy for big retailers. The exemption has been around for decades and was largely untracked by customs but is now valued at around $67 billion. Josh Zumbrun investigates.
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