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PAPS, Pre-Arrival Processing System

A US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) system that allows shipment release information to be transmitted and processed by US Customs before the goods arrive in the United States. Information can be transmitted to US Customs up to 30 days prior to shipment arrival.

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How cultural differences affect international business transactions

CREEEPSS is an acronym that stands for Culture, Religion, Education, Economics, Environment, Politics, Social and Special characteristics.

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