Trade News / Global perspectives

Posted: Jul 26, 2017

By Philip Sutter, Director, Strategic Analysis The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the United States, Mexico, and Canada, entered into force in 1994 is to be renegotiated. Talks will likely begin in late August 2017 following the conclusion... Read More >

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Posted: Sep 15, 2017

By Philip Sutter, Director, Strategic Analysis The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency presented its C-TPAT Roadmap for the future of the program at the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) 2017 Conference held August 29-31, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan.... Read More >

Posted: Sep 15, 2017

By Philip Sutter, Director, Strategic Analysis The European Commission has published “Position Paper transmitted to EU27 on Customs related matters needed for an orderly withdrawal of the UK from the Union”i. In other words, “Brexit Day” – March 29, 2019... Read More >

Posted: Jul 27, 2017

Written by John Moccia, Compliance Manager, Regulatory Affairs Canada Are you an exporter or an importer of food products? Are you aware of proposed regulatory changes being recommended by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) on market access of these... Read More >

Posted: Jul 27, 2017

By Philip Sutter, Director, Strategic Analysis On July 6, 2017, negotiators for the Japan-European Union Economic Partnership Agreement (JEEPA) announced, at the EU-Japan Summit, that they’ve reached a “political agreement in principal”. This does not mean the negotiations have concluded,... Read More >

Posted: Jul 26, 2017

By Philip Sutter, Director, Strategic Analysis The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the United States, Mexico, and Canada, entered into force in 1994 is to be renegotiated. Talks will likely begin in late August 2017 following the conclusion... Read More >

Posted: May 5, 2017

The Republic of India (India) is Asia’s second-largest country, after China. Its capital city, New Delhi, is located in the north central part of the country. India is a sovereign socialist secular democratic republic. Its constitution, which came into effect... Read More >

Posted: May 5, 2017

Written by: Brad Lehigh, GTM Governance, Canada On April 6th, 2017, the Canadian House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development tabled a report entitled “A coherent and effective approach to Canada’s sanctions regimes: Sergei Magnitsky and... Read More >

Posted: May 5, 2017

Written by:  Philip Sutter, GTM Governance, Global The World Trade Organization (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA)[1] has entered into force after more than a decade of negotiation. The two-thirds of the membership needed to ratify was achieved on February 22,... Read More >

Posted: May 4, 2017

Written by: John Moccia, Regulatory Affairs, Canada In Canada, the plan for a Customs Single Window Initiative to facilitate the exchange of trade-related information and documents has finally progressed from concept to implementation. A changing border management environment is the... Read More >

Posted: May 4, 2017

Written by: George Reed, GTM Governance, Global Many governments around the world have enacted financial sanctions and/or trade restrictions against persons or entities engaged in activities deemed to be detrimental to national security.  Sanctions or trade restrictions may be imposed... Read More >