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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 >

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Posted: Nov 24, 2017

The Regulations Amending the Ozone-depleting Substances and Halocarbon Alternatives Regulations published in Part II of the Canada Gazette on October 18, 2017 will come into force April 18, 2018. The Amendments will control HFCs through the phase-down of consumption of... Read More >

Posted: Nov 24, 2017

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued CSMS 17-000729 noting an increase in trucks entering the United States at a land border where a transponder’s status is showing “Not Paid”, when in fact, the carrier has a valid annual... Read More >

Posted: Nov 22, 2017

US Customs & Border Protection (CBP) has issued CSMS 17-000726 advising the 2017 Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Portal Customer Satisfaction Survey is now open. CBP encourages all importers, brokers, carriers and other trade community users of ACE to take the... Read More >

Posted: Nov 22, 2017

Starting April 18, 2018, you can no longer bring unregistered pesticides into Canada if they are not equivalent to those already registered in Canada for personal use in or around your home (i.e., Domestic Class products). An equivalent pesticide is... Read More >

Posted: Nov 20, 2017

On November 16, 2017, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced that it had made preliminary determinations of dumping and subsidizing with respect to certain PET resin originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of... Read More >

Posted: Nov 20, 2017

The Department of Finance Canada has published for consultation a proposed excise duty framework for cannabis products. The proposed level of taxation is intended to keep prices low to eliminate the black market. The proposed duty would apply to all... Read More >

Posted: Nov 16, 2017

The Regulations Amending the Off-Road Small Spark-Ignition Engine Emission Regulations and Making a Consequential Amendment to Another Regulation was recently published in Oct 2017 in Part II of the Canada Gazette. The new updated regulations will affect manufacturers, distributors, and... Read More >

Posted: Nov 16, 2017

In September, U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) issued CSMS 17-000609, advising effective November 1st they would penalize any documented violation of the wood packaging material (WPM) requirements. The CBP approach was described in a Livingston Trade News – US... Read More >

Posted: Nov 16, 2017

U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) has published a November 1, 2017, Federal Register Notice (FRN) advising the below-noted increase(s), effective January 1, 2018. CBP will increase Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) “user fees” by 2.677 per-cent to adjust... Read More >

Posted: Nov 16, 2017

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) recently issued Customs Notice CN17-34 to advise exporters of the Canadian Automated Export Declaration (CAED) program changes and that CBSA is developing a new system to replace CAED by January 2020. The 2018 version of... Read More >