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Posted: Jun 26, 2018

This article was originally published in the National Post on June 26, 2018.   By Stéphan Galarneau, Head of Small Business at Livingston International There’s a certain level of national pride that comes with the anticipation of Canada Day. It’s... Read more >

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Posted: Dec 19, 2017
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This article originally appeared in Global Trade Magazine on Dec. 19, 2017. By David Rish, President, Global Trade Management In the game of trade negotiation, timing is critical and perception is reality. These tenets of gamesmanship have become evident over... Read more >

Posted: Dec 14, 2017
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‘No Deal’ Outcome Would Have Been ‘Disaster’ For Companies and Consumers This article was originally published in Global Trade Magazine on Dec. 14, 2017 By Philip Sutter, Director of Strategic Analysis in the Global Trade Management Amid waves of negative news... Read more >

Posted: Dec 13, 2017
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Requests for additional information and documentation from government agencies are a daily occurrence among Customs Brokers and frequent importers. Health Canada, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and Environment and Climate Change Canada often request additional information and documentation. The... Read more >

Posted: Dec 1, 2017
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This article was originally published in Global Trade Magazine on Dec. 1, 2017. By Candace Sider, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, North America It is not surprising to note the conclusion of the fifth round of NAFTA negotiations has left more... Read more >

Posted: Oct 31, 2017
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This article featuring commentary from Mike Meierkort, Livingston International’s president of International Freight & Transportation Solutions was originally published in Smart CEO on Oct. 27, 2017 By Robert Lerose With the holiday season quickly approaching, many businesses are in the... Read more >

Posted: Oct 30, 2017
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This article was originally published in the Journal of Commerce on Oct. 28, 2017 By Susan Pomerantz, senior director of consulting, Livingston International One could be forgiven for having forgotten all about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). After all, the multilateral free... Read more >

Posted: Oct 23, 2017
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This article originally appeared in Global Trade Magazine on Oct. 22, 2017. By David Rish, President, Global Trade Management As noted by recent media reports, United States trade negotiators have chosen to introduce a five-year sunset provision to NAFTA as... Read more >

Posted: Oct 18, 2017
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This article referencing Livingston International’s poll on attitudes toward NAFTA originally appeared in Global Risk Insights on Oct. 17, 2017 By Samuel Schofield Representatives of Canada, Mexico and the United States recently concluded in a fourth round of negotiations to revise the... Read more >

Posted: Oct 16, 2017
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This article was originally published on Oct. 16, 2017 in the Journal of Commerce. By Cora Di Pietro, is vice president of Global Trade Consulting & Stéphan Galarneau, the vice-president of inside sales for North America When it comes to discussion of... Read more >

Posted: Oct 13, 2017
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This article was originally published on Oct. 13, 2017 in Global Trade Magazine By Philip Sutter, director of strategic analysis in the Global Trade Management division of trade services firm Livingston International. For European traders and multinationals with a stake in the... Read more >