Customs Finds Chinese Cabinets Evade Duties By Transshipping Through Malaysia


After noticing a spike of more than 1,000% in cabinet imports from Vietnam, Malaysia, and Indonesia, MasterBrand Cabinets hired outside investigators. The documentation they provided to U.S. Customs suggested that wooden cabinets and vanities produced in China are being repackaged in Malaysia and then shipped to the U.S., and that importers misrepresented the products as made in Malaysia rather than in China.



Woodworking Network: Customs finds cabinet importers evaded Chinese duties by transshipping through Malaysia