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Posted: Aug 24, 2016

The Foreign Agriculture Service (FAS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has posted an “Update on China’s Requirements for Shipments From Zika-Infected Countries” on the FAS website.  U.S. officials have received more information about how U.S. shippers can comply with China’s requirement that shipments from the nation be mosquito-free. The requirements, which have been… Read more »

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Posted: Aug 24, 2016

The Foreign Agriculture Service (FAS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has posted an “Update on China’s Requirements for Shipments From Zika-Infected Countries” on the FAS website.  U.S. officials have received more information about how U.S. shippers can comply with China’s requirement that shipments from the nation be mosquito-free. The requirements, which have been… Read more »

Posted: Aug 24, 2016

On August 19, 2016, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced that it has launched an investigation under the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA) respecting the alleged injurious dumping of certain concrete reinforcing bar originating in or exported from the Republic of Belarus, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Japan, the Portuguese Republic and the Kingdom of… Read more »

Posted: Aug 24, 2016

Global Affairs Canada has issued a Notice to Importers advising of quantities available for TRQ allocation of Milk Protein Substances with a Milk Protein Content of 85% or more by Weight, Calculated on the Dry Matter, that do not originate in a NAFTA Country, Chile, Costa Rica, or Israel (Item 125.2 on the Import Control… Read more »

Posted: Aug 24, 2016

Natural Resources Canada’s (NRCan) Office of Energy Efficiency is proposing to make changes (in Amendment 14) to Canada’s Energy Efficiency Regulations to include standards for battery chargers that are imported or shipped interprovincially for the purpose of sale or lease in Canada. Battery chargers are not currently a regulated product. Your comments and input on… Read more »

Posted: Aug 24, 2016

On August 12, 2016, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) announced that it is continuing its orders with respect to the dumping of Flat Hot-rolled Carbon and Alloy Steel Sheet and Strip originating in or exported from Brazil, the People’s Republic of China and Ukraine and the subsidizing of these goods originating or exported from… Read more »

Posted: Aug 15, 2016

China is putting in place new rules around the fumigation of U.S. ocean export containers in an effort to stop the spread of the Zika virus. Chinese authorities, in particular the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People’s Republic of China (AQSIQ) said in March 2016 that containers from certain countries… Read more »

Posted: Aug 15, 2016

Effective July 29, 2016, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) advises that Tableware and Kitchenware, of wood classified under tariff 4419.00 will be subject to Phytosanitary Certificate or a Permit to Import requirements. Items such as are cutlery, serving dishes, platters, jars and containers, rolling pins, cheeseboards, spice racks, and other items in nature of… Read more »

Posted: Aug 15, 2016

Global Affairs Canada advises of the 2016-2017 Tariff Rate Quotas (TRQ) for Wheat, Barley, Wheat products and Barley products imports subject under the import controls list will become accessible August 1, 2016. The 2016-2017 Wheat products and Barley products tariff rate quota (TRQ) at the within access commitment tariff opens on August 1,, 2016 which… Read more »

Posted: Aug 15, 2016

On August 2, 2016, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) advised that they have initiated an expiry review concerning the dumping and subsidizing of oil country tubular goods pup joints originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China, Concurrently, on August 3, 2016, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated an investigation to… Read more »

Posted: Jul 28, 2016

Global Affairs Canada issued its notice to importers on the 2016-2017 Tariff Rate Quotas (TRQ) for Wheat, Barley, Wheat products and Barley products imports, which will become accessible August 1, 2016. The 2016-2017 Wheat products and Barley products tariff rate quota (TRQ) opens on August 1, 2016 and attracts a lower duty rate. Once the tariff… Read more »