Trade News

Posted: Jun 29, 2018

On November 27, 2017, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency published a final rule containing proposed amendments to CBP regulations regarding the in-bond process. These amendments are going into effect soon, and they’ll have a considerable impact on the... Read more >

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Posted: May 1, 2018

On April 30, 2018, the U.S. President issued Proclamations on Adjusting Imports of Steel and Aluminum into the United States to update the status of country exemptions for the steel 25% and aluminum 10% tariffs. Executive Summary Canada, Mexico, and... Read more >

Posted: Apr 30, 2018

As a result of the amendments to the Special Import Measures Act and the Special Import Measures Regulations that came into force on April 26, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) will conduct scope proceedings and anti-circumvention investigations, assess whether... Read more >

Posted: Apr 30, 2018

On January 23, 2018, Canada and ten other countries agreed on the core elements of a new agreement and concluded negotiations for the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), formerly known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The CPTPP... Read more >

Posted: Apr 27, 2018

On March 23, 2018, the government of the United States imposed tariffs of 25 percent and 10 respectively on steel and aluminum imports. While a number of critical exporting countries of these materials were exempted until May 1, 2018, many... Read more >

Posted: Apr 27, 2018

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced that as of Sunday, April 22nd, it will again accept claims for duty-free treatment under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) for goods entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption. In addition,... Read more >

Posted: Apr 25, 2018

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued guidance on using a Supplier’s Declaration of Conformity (SdoC) when importing radiofrequency (RF) devices. There are two current means used to show conformity with FCC requirements: FCC Certification is required for intentional radiator containing... Read more >

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 >

Posted: Apr 23, 2018

This article was originally published in Global Trade Magazine on April 22, 2018 Businesses across Canada and the United States that currently make use of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) are fairly passive about the outcome of the... Read more >

Posted: Apr 20, 2018

This article was originally published in the Journal of Commerce on April 20, 2018 By Cora Di Pietro, Vice President of Consulting at Livingston International There’s been a sense of hyper urgency around NAFTA over the past few weeks. In... Read more >

Posted: Apr 20, 2018

This article was originally published in Global Trade Magazine on April 20, 2018 By Bernie Hart, Vice President in Livingston International’s Global Trade Management Practice The threat of a US NAFTA withdrawal has significantly dissipated in recent weeks, giving way to optimism... Read more >