Trade News / U.S. regulatory updates

Posted: Jun 29, 2018

On November 27, 2017, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency published a final rule containing proposed amendments to CBP regulations regarding the in-bond process. These amendments are going into effect soon, and they’ll have a considerable impact on the... Read more >

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Posted: Apr 17, 2015

As Congress debates whether to reinstall Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), something that proponents have long advocated for because it creates jobs and has helped improve the nation's economy, a new poll suggests that Americans recognize the benefits of exporting and... Read more >

Posted: Apr 16, 2015

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has posted notice that effective immediately and until further notice the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Veterinary Services (VS) is placing temporary prohibitions on the importation... Read more >

Posted: Apr 13, 2015

U.S. import prices decreased 0.3 percent in March, according to newly released trade data from the U.S. Labor Department. That marks the eighth time in the last nine monthly reports that values on imports have diminished.

Posted: Apr 10, 2015

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) advised they are accepting requests for treatment as confidential business information (CBI) of records and data pertaining to the import and/or export of hazardous waste, including cathode ray tubes (CRTs), and spent lead acid... Read more >

Posted: Apr 10, 2015

Of all the commodities that are traded among nations, oil is one of the most common and profitable. In order to extract it and refine it into various sources, though, it requires a lot of machinery that can be dangerous... Read more >

Posted: Apr 6, 2015

The Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority (PBA) have announced additional construction details as parts of its $167 million expansion plan. The additional projects include the widening of the bridge to 4 lanes in Canada, re-decking of the span,... Read more >

Posted: Apr 6, 2015

According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, the nation's trade gap fell nearly 17 percent in February, totaling $35.4 billion

Posted: Mar 24, 2015

Roughly 4 in 10 retailers and manufacturers intends to move their shipments from the West Coast to the East Coast, believing that doing so will increase the speed with which they can send and receive goods, according to a new... Read more >

Posted: Mar 18, 2015

Under the terms of the 2006 Softwood Lumber Agreement (SLA), the trigger for an increase in the export tax rate for Canadian softwood products going to the United States has been reached. Export taxes on softwood from British Columbia, Alberta,... Read more >

Posted: Mar 1, 2015

The international air cargo industry experienced its longest peak season in sometime during the latter half of last year, and experts are cautiously predicting another strong run for 2015. Though not everyone had a great 2014 in the airline shipping industry, overall,... Read more >