Trade News

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: Oct 26, 2017

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) posted yearly reports on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) seizures. Fiscal Years 2003 through 2016 are available for review. IRP seizures are used to prevent the import of products that infringe U.S. trademarks and copyrights,... Read More >

Posted: Oct 26, 2017

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) recently published a new D-Memorandum D17-5-1 on the updated policy and procedures on the payment of duties and taxes on commercial shipments. Also Customs Notice CN 17-33 advises customs brokers and importers on the new... Read More >

Posted: Oct 26, 2017

The Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced of their new Electronic Import Export License (eLicense) program used to request new import/export license or amend/renew existing ones. It may be used by importers, exporters, brokers, freight forwarders or individuals as an... Read More >

Posted: Oct 23, 2017
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This article originally appeared in Global Trade Magazine on Oct. 22, 2017. By David Rish, President, Global Trade Management As noted by recent media reports, United States trade negotiators have chosen to introduce a five-year sunset provision to NAFTA as... Read More >

Posted: Oct 18, 2017
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This article referencing Livingston International’s poll on attitudes toward NAFTA originally appeared in Global Risk Insights on Oct. 17, 2017 By Samuel Schofield Representatives of Canada, Mexico and the United States recently concluded in a fourth round of negotiations to revise the... Read More >

Posted: Oct 16, 2017

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) announced that electronic filing in the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) will be required for the Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP) as of January 1, 2018. The SIMP covers high-risk species, including Atlantic and Pacific... Read More >

Posted: Oct 16, 2017

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) recently announced that it will be making changes to the office located at 374 Huronia Road in Barrie, Ontario and 1200 Airport Boulevard in Oshawa, Ontario. Commencing November 20, 2017, CBSA services will no... Read More >

Posted: Oct 16, 2017
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This article was originally published on Oct. 16, 2017 in the Journal of Commerce. By Cora Di Pietro, is vice president of Global Trade Consulting & Stéphan Galarneau, the vice-president of inside sales for North America When it comes to discussion of... Read More >

Posted: Oct 16, 2017

On September 29, 2017, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) concluded the final determination of dumping regarding imports of certain carbon steel welded pipe originating in or from Chinese Taipei (Taiwan). As a result of the final determination, certain carbon... Read More >

Posted: Oct 13, 2017
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This article was originally published on Oct. 13, 2017 in Global Trade Magazine By Philip Sutter, director of strategic analysis in the Global Trade Management division of trade services firm Livingston International. For European traders and multinationals with a stake in the... Read More >