Trade News

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: 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 >

Posted: Jun 26, 2018

This article was originally published in the Journal of Commerce on June 26, 2018 By David Rish, President, Global Trade Management, Livingston International Given the volume and diversity of trade-related news emerging out of Washington as of late, American businesses... Read more >

Posted: Jun 26, 2018

On June 21, 2018, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced that it had launched an investigation under the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA) into the alleged injurious dumping of certain 54-inch gypsum board originating in, or exported from the... Read more >

Posted: Jun 25, 2018

On June 21, 2018, the Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) announced that it had determined that the expiry of the order made on March 11, 2013, regarding the dumping and subsidizing of Certain Seamless Casing originating in or exported from... Read more >

Posted: Jun 25, 2018

CBSA has re-issued Customs Notice 17-17 with an update on June 18, 2018 on the import requirements of salamanders requiring an import permit. Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) implemented import restrictions on all species of salamanders entering Canada for... Read more >

Posted: Jun 21, 2018

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries announced a December 31, 2018, mandatory compliance date for participating government agency (PGA) reporting under the Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP) on imports of shrimp and abalone products. Shrimp and abalone had... Read more >

Posted: Jun 21, 2018

The Regulations Amending the Determination of Country of Origin for the Purpose of Marking Goods (Non-NAFTA Countries) Regulations and the Determination of Country of Origin for the Purposes of Marking Goods (NAFTA Countries) Regulations was published in the Canada Gazette... Read more >

Posted: Jun 21, 2018

The Minister of International Trade has recently introduced legislation in the House of Commons for the implementation of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will provide Canadian exporters... Read more >

Posted: Jun 21, 2018

U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP’s) Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) program went into effect on June 12, 2018. Inbound aircraft arriving in the United States from a foreign country with commercial cargo aboard, who are required to make entry... Read more >

Posted: Jun 21, 2018

Transmission of ‘In-bond’ arrival notices will require the reporting of the Facility Information Resource Management System (FIRMS) code for the facility where the goods are arriving, effective August 6, 2018. All bonded facilities currently already have a FIRMS code, enabling... Read more >