Trade News

Posted: Feb 16, 2018

This article was originally published in the Journal of Commerce on February 14, 2018 By Cora Di Pietro, Vice President, Global Trade Consulting, Livingston International By now, most of the world is well aware the U.S. Administration and President Donald... Read more >

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Posted: Jan 9, 2018

Anti-dumping duties will now be assessed on certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Line Pipe released from customs on or after January 5, 2018. On January 4, 2018, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) issued a finding that the dumping of... Read more >

Posted: Jan 8, 2018

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) extended the enforcement date for the new ‘In-Bond’ regulation changes for six months. The new rules went into effect on November 27, 2017. Effective July 2, 2018: The paper CBP 7512 form will no... Read more >

Posted: Jan 8, 2018

Under Advanced Commercial Information (ACI) and eManifest initiatives, carriers must provide electronic cargo and conveyance data to the CBSA in advance of arriving at the Canadian border. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) encourages shippers to assist carriers in meeting... Read more >

Posted: Jan 8, 2018

On December 28, 2017, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced that it has launched an investigation under the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA) respecting the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of certain dry wheat pasta originating in or exported... Read more >

Posted: Jan 4, 2018

On December 29th, CN issued the following advisory: CN is experiencing the prolonged effects of severe cold weather conditions in our Canadian and U.S. Midwest rail network. As part of CN’s winter preparedness and train operating plan, when cold temperatures... Read more >

Posted: Jan 4, 2018

This article was originally published in the Journal of Commerce on Jan. 4, 2018 By Candace Sider, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, North America For businesses that make consistent use of the cost-savings associated with NAFTA trade, the ongoing negotiations have... Read more >

Posted: Jan 3, 2018

President Trump issued proclamation 9687 on December 22, 2017 to take certain actions under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP), the Israel Free Trade Agreement (IL FTA), the Central American Dominican Republic Free... Read more >

Posted: Dec 22, 2017

UPDATE-December 21, 2017: The US Congress has not shown any positive signs of presenting legislation renewing the GSP program prior to the noted expiration date of December 31st. Livingston continues to monitor the situation. Affected importers should also continue to... Read more >

Posted: Dec 20, 2017

In January 2017, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) launched public consultations to explore ways to make their services more secure, efficient and responsive to stakeholder needs. Submissions were received and a summary of feedback was posted on the CBSA’s... Read more >

Posted: Dec 19, 2017

This article originally appeared in Global Trade Magazine on Dec. 19, 2017. By David Rish, President, Global Trade Management In the game of trade negotiation, timing is critical and perception is reality. These tenets of gamesmanship have become evident over... Read more >