Trade News

Posted: Apr 23, 2018

This article was originally published in B.C. Shipping News on April 22, 2018. By Candace Sider, Vice-President, Regulatory and Public Affairs, North America Canadian companies that rely heavily on cross-border or global trade could be forgiven for feeling somewhat anxious... Read more >

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Posted: Mar 23, 2018

Just prior to Section 232 coming into effect at 12:01 a.m. EDT on March 23, 2018, the Proclamations requiring a 25% duty on steel articles and 10% duty on aluminum articles were amended to include additional country exemptions . The... Read more >

Posted: Mar 22, 2018

On Thursday, March 22, 2018, President Trump announced and signed a Presidential Proclamation to impose sweeping 25% Section 301 tariffs on the value of imports from China.  The products to be included are aerospace, information and communication technology, and machinery on as many as 1,300 tariff lines. The... Read more >

Posted: Mar 22, 2018

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has published guidance and information on how Canadian food businesses can support the United States importers to meet the United States Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) rules. New guidance... Read more >

Posted: Mar 22, 2018

Under the Excise Act, the rates of excise duty on beer and malt liquor, spirits and wine are adjusted annually every April 1 based on changes to the Consumer Price Index. Beer The rates of excise duty on beer are... Read more >

Posted: Mar 22, 2018

On March 16, 2018, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) issued its finding regarding the Injury Inquiry of Certain Polyethylene Terephthalate Resin (PET resin) originating in or exported from Oman, Pakistan, China and India. The CITT has determined that the... Read more >

Posted: Mar 21, 2018

This article was originally published in the Journal of Commerce on March 21, 2018 By David Rish, President, Global Trade Management, Livingston International When U.S. President Donald Trump announced that he would be imposing tariffs on imported aluminum and steel... Read more >

Posted: Mar 20, 2018

The Section 232 Presidential Proclamations 9704 and 9705 to protect United States’ national security issued on March 8, 2018 on steel and aluminum will come into effect at 12:01am EDT on March 23, 2018. An extensive list of steel and... Read more >

Posted: Mar 16, 2018

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency has issued a Cargo System Messaging Service (CSMS) notice 18-000223 advising that Coniferous Shingles and Sawn Shakes “shingles and shakes” from Canada fall within the scope of anti-dumping and countervailing (AD/CVD) cases... Read more >

Posted: Mar 16, 2018

The Minister of International Trade recently announced the positive conclusion of the exploratory discussions on a comprehensive free trade agreement with Mercosur trade bloc, which consists of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay. Canada and the Mercosur member states Argentina, Brazil,... Read more >

Posted: Mar 15, 2018

US Customs & Border Protection (CBP) is reminding the trade community all rough diamond shipments exported under the subheading 7102.10, 7102.21 and 7102.31 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) must be filed in the Automated Export... Read more >