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Posted: Jun 7, 2017
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Managing global trade anxiety through experience, expertise and versatility Livingston International was profiled in a feature story in Transportation & Logistics International magazine. This online edition of the article was originally published on June 7, 2017. By Tim O’Connor This past year has seen the United Kingdom choose to exit the European Union and a… Read more »

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Posted: Jun 23, 2017

US Customs & Border Protection (CBP) in El Paso, Texas, has issued a notice advising the trade community and brokers of a change in procedures for Hazardous Materials (HazMat) paperwork submissions to CBP-El Paso. The HazMat email box, elpasohazmat@cbp.dhs.gov, will be discontinued as of June 28, 2017.  Emails sent to this email address after June… Read more »

Posted: Jun 14, 2017

On June 8, 2017, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced that it has launched an investigation under the Special Import Measures Act respecting the alleged injurious dumping of certain carbon and alloy steel line pipe originating in or exported from the Republic of Korea. The investigation follows a complaint filed by EVRAZ Inc. NA… Read more »

Posted: Jun 14, 2017

A CBC report issued today  details how plans to bring in the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) by July 1st could be scuttled by a new “row” over Cheese quota. According to the report, an EU official (speaking anonymously) states “Canadians haven’t been transparent enough about several aspects of CETA’s implementation…, and presented the… Read more »

Posted: Jun 12, 2017

On June 5, 2017, the Canada International Trade Tribunal (CITT) announced that its order made on May 31, 2016 continuing, without amendment, its finding made on November 20, 2012, regarding the dumping of liquid dielectric transformers, is scheduled to expire on November 20, 2017. Subject goods are described as liquid dielectric transformers having a top… Read more »

Posted: Jun 12, 2017

The Government of Canada is seeking the views of Canadians on the scope of the renegotiation and modernization of the existing North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with the United States and Mexico. Canada Gazette Part 1 vol. 151 No.22 June 3, 2017 provides background details on the areas of concern and new trade areas… Read more »

Posted: Jun 9, 2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) has posted a new Web page providing guidance and resources for businesses and individuals importing wooden handicrafts from China. APHIS published a final rule in 2012, defining the requirements for importing wooden handicrafts from China.  This rule… Read more »

Posted: Jun 9, 2017

US Customs & Border Protection (CBP) has issued CSMS 17-000327, informing the trade community the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is extending through September 30, 2017, the waiver of the requirement for customs brokers and self-filers to file data associated with FCC Form 740 and the importation of Radio Frequency (RF) devices in the Automated Commercial… Read more »

Posted: Jun 7, 2017
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Managing global trade anxiety through experience, expertise and versatility Livingston International was profiled in a feature story in Transportation & Logistics International magazine. This online edition of the article was originally published on June 7, 2017. By Tim O’Connor This past year has seen the United Kingdom choose to exit the European Union and a… Read more »

Posted: Jun 2, 2017

As you are aware, eManifest requirements for Highway carriers are now mandatory. January 11, 2016, marked the beginning of the monetary penalty period, meaning carriers who do not comply with eManifest requirements may be issued monetary Administrative Monetary Penalties (AMP). Due to recent CBSA system instability, a 90 day evaluation period will be in effect… Read more »

Posted: Jun 1, 2017

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA)/Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has issued a final rule that will amend the Beef Promotion and Research Order to increase assessment rates for imported veal and veal products based on revised determinations of live animal equivalencies. The final rule takes effect June 29th. In order to capture product not previously… Read more »