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: 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 >

Posted: Dec 18, 2017

Effective Sunday, January 7, 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will adjust the hours of operation at the Lancaster and Roseau, Minnesota Ports of Entry (POE). This adjustment will allow CBP to properly align staffing with workload, maintain CBP’s... Read more >

Posted: Dec 18, 2017

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Service posted the list of U.S. Federal Holidays for the Calendar Year 2018. Date Holiday Monday, January 1 New Year’s Day Monday, January 15 Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. Monday, February 19... Read more >

Posted: Dec 18, 2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is increasing their Agriculture Quarantine Inspection (AQI) user fees on December 28, 2017, from $95 to $142. This increase is a result of an October 29, 2015... Read more >

Posted: Dec 15, 2017

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) advises that the different format files for the January 1, 2018 Departmental Consolidation of the Customs Tariff is now available on the Customs Tariff page of the CBSA website. The 2018 Tariff reflects the scheduled... Read more >

Posted: Dec 14, 2017

On December 8, 2017, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) initiated an expiry review of its finding made on December 11, 2012, concerning the dumping of certain carbon steel welded pipe originating in or exported from Taiwan, India, Oman, Korea,... Read more >

Posted: Dec 14, 2017

‘No Deal’ Outcome Would Have Been ‘Disaster’ For Companies and Consumers This article was originally published in Global Trade Magazine on Dec. 14, 2017 By Philip Sutter, Director of Strategic Analysis in the Global Trade Management Amid waves of negative news... Read more >

Posted: Dec 13, 2017

Requests for additional information and documentation from government agencies are a daily occurrence among Customs Brokers and frequent importers. Health Canada, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and Environment and Climate Change Canada often request additional information and documentation. The... Read more >

Posted: Dec 11, 2017

Global Affairs Canada (GAC) advises of the extension of the steel monitoring program. The proposed Order Amending the Import Control List includes carbon and speciality steel products on the Import Control List for a further three years beginning on October... Read more >

Posted: Dec 11, 2017

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a reminder to companies employing Licensed Customs Brokers, that filing of the 2018 Customs Broker Triennial Status Report for all licensed customs brokers opens December 15, 2017, and will continue through 11:59 p.m.... Read more >