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Posted: Sep 21, 2018
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This article was originally published in the Journal of Commerce on Sept. 21, 2018. By Candace Sider, Vice President of Government & Regulatory Affairs, North America, Livingston International “It always comes back to cheese, doesn’t it?” So commented former Canadian... Read more >

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Posted: May 7, 2018
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This article was originally published on May 7, 2018 in Global Trade Magazine. By David Merritt, Director, Global Trade Consulting, Livingston International One would be hard-pressed to find a business in the United Kingdom and the broader European Union that... Read more >

Posted: May 3, 2018
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This Associated Press article featuring commentary from Stephan Galarneau, Livingston International’s head of small business, was originally published on May 1, 2018 and appeared in numerous publications, including the NYtimes.com, CNBC.com, MSN.com, ABC News and numerous other publications. By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER, AP Economics... Read more >

Posted: Apr 27, 2018
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On March 23, 2018, the government of the United States imposed tariffs of 25 percent and 10 respectively on steel and aluminum imports. While a number of critical exporting countries of these materials were exempted until May 1, 2018, many... Read more >

Posted: Apr 23, 2018
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This article was originally published in B.C. Shipping News on April 22, 2018. By Candace Sider, Vice-President, Regulatory and Public Affairs, North America Canadian companies that rely heavily on cross-border or global trade could be forgiven for feeling somewhat anxious... Read more >

Posted: Apr 23, 2018
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This article was originally published in Global Trade Magazine on April 22, 2018 Businesses across Canada and the United States that currently make use of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) are fairly passive about the outcome of the... Read more >

Posted: Apr 20, 2018
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This article was originally published in the Journal of Commerce on April 20, 2018 By Cora Di Pietro, Vice President of Consulting at Livingston International There’s been a sense of hyper urgency around NAFTA over the past few weeks. In... Read more >

Posted: Apr 20, 2018
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This article was originally published in Global Trade Magazine on April 20, 2018 By Bernie Hart, Vice President in Livingston International’s Global Trade Management Practice The threat of a US NAFTA withdrawal has significantly dissipated in recent weeks, giving way to optimism... Read more >

Posted: Apr 18, 2018
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This article was originally published in the Journal of Commerce on April 18, 2018. By David Rish, president of Global Trade Management at Livingston International The relationship between NAFTA and auto manufacturing is a complex one. Automakers have established robust... Read more >

Posted: Apr 17, 2018
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This article was originally published on April 17, 2018 in the Financial Post, Montreal Gazette, Saskatoon Star Phoenix, Regina Leader Post, Windsor Star, Ottawa Citizen, Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal and Vancouver Province. By Stéphan Galarneau, Head of Small Business, Livingston International... Read more >

Posted: Mar 26, 2018
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This article was originally published in Global Trade Magazine on March 26, 2018 By Candace Sider, Vice President, Government and Regulatory Affairs, North America, at trade services firm Livingston International. It’s fair to say there was a collective sigh of relief emanating... Read more >