"We strongly support efforts to enhance security of the air cargo supply chain without unduly disrupting vital commercial flows," TIACA Chairman Michael Steen said in a statement. "Mutual recognition of robust security regimes is an important way to further this goal, so we commend the U.S., EU, Swiss and Canadian authorities for their recent announcements in this regard."
On June 1, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration and the European Commission began mutually recognizing each other's airfreight security protocols, a directive that also extends to Switzerland. The U.S. inked a similar deal with Canada in late May.
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Keywords: international trade, air cargo security screening, supply chain risk management, international air cargo safety regulations
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