An officer from Customs and Border Protection working with a dog to check parcels for fentanyl at John F Kennedy Airport in New York in 2019. Photo: AFP
An officer from Customs and Border Protection working with a dog to check parcels for fentanyl at John F Kennedy Airport in New York in 2019. Photo: AFP

China has failed to cut its fentanyl trafficking, US congressional panel finds

  • ‘China remains the primary country of origin for illicit fentanyl and fentanyl-related substances,’ US-China Economic and Security Review Commission says
  • Rather than ship directly into US, Chinese manufacturers now send raw materials to Mexico, where cartels make the drug then deliver it across the border

An officer from Customs and Border Protection working with a dog to check parcels for fentanyl at John F Kennedy Airport in New York in 2019. Photo: AFP
An officer from Customs and Border Protection working with a dog to check parcels for fentanyl at John F Kennedy Airport in New York in 2019. Photo: AFP
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