Trade News

Posted: Oct 13, 2017

This article was originally published in Inbound Logistics on Oct. 13, 2017 By Inbound Logistics Staff Many Americans see the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) as a contributing factor to the growth of the U.S. economy over the past... Read More >

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Posted: Sep 13, 2017

On September 1, 2017, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) concluded a re-investigation of the normal values and export prices respecting certain concrete reinforcing bar (rebar) originating or exported from China, Korea and Turkey. In response to the re-investigation, CBSA... Read More >

Posted: Sep 13, 2017

Similar to guidance issued following Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana, US Customs & Border Protection (CBP) has issued CSMS 17-000555 providing “Guidance for Exports during Hurricane Irma.” Commercial operations at a number of CBP ports in Florida, Georgia, South... Read More >

Posted: Sep 12, 2017

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has announced that Provisional Duties are now payable on certain carbon and alloy steel line pipe released from Customs on or after Sept. 6, 2017. The subject goods are described as carbon and alloy... Read More >

Posted: Sep 11, 2017

The Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act received Royal Assent on May 16, 2017 and will be provisionally applied on September 21, 2017. The Minister of International Trade has established the administration of the origin quotas and... Read More >

Posted: Sep 11, 2017

Following consultations with industry on proposed updates and summary of the changes on phytosanitary requirements, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has updated its phytosanitary import requirements for wooden and bamboo products. Directive D-02-12: Phytosanitary import requirements for non-processed wood... Read More >

Posted: Sep 8, 2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) issued a direct final rule which increases the supplemental assessment value used to calculate cotton fee paid by importers of cotton and cotton-containing products under the Cotton Research and Promotion Order.... Read More >

Posted: Sep 7, 2017

U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) has issued CSMS 17-000531 providing guidance for parties interested in donating to recovery efforts following Hurricane Harvey. As written, customs broker handling is NOT REQUIRED for shipments imported properly under these guidelines. Rather, those... Read More >

Posted: Sep 6, 2017

Global Affairs Canada has published an announcement by the US Department of Commerce update on Softwood Lumber dispute. The U.S. Department of Commerce (USDOC) announced on August 28, 2017, that it will postpone until no later than November 13, 2017,... Read More >

Posted: Sep 5, 2017

As you are aware, eManifest requirements for Highway carriers are mandatory. January 11, 2016, marked the beginning of the monetary penalty period, meaning that carriers who do not comply with eManifest requirements may be issued monetary AMPS penalties. On June... Read More >

Posted: Sep 5, 2017

In the Federal Budget of 2017, the Government made a commitment to improve market access for the world’s least developed countries. Changes were proposed to the rules of origin to allow more apparel products imported from LDCs into Canada—particularly from... Read More >