UPS says it tracks shipments of prohibited substances after Trump comment
Aug 23 (Reuters) - United Parcel Service Inc said on
Friday it has been keeping a tab on shipments of prohibited
substances by working with governments, in a response to U.S.
President Donald Trump's call to package delivery companies to
refuse deliveries of synthetic opioid fentanyl from China.
Trump has asked package delivery companies UPS, as well as
FedEx Corp and online retailer Amazon.com Inc
to decline deliveries of the substance from China, which on
Friday announced plans to impose new tariffs on U.S. goods.
"UPS follows all applicable laws and administrative orders
of the governments in the countries where we do business. We
work closely with regulatory authorities to monitor for
prohibited substances," the company said.
(Reporting by Ankit Ajmera in Bengaluru; Editing by Shounak
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