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: Apr 20, 2018

The Government of Canada is committed to improving energy efficiency standards for appliances and equipment, taking action on climate change, and reducing regulatory burden through alignment with the United States given the integrated nature of the markets. Natural Resources Canada... Read more >

Posted: Apr 18, 2018

The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has updated its guide RegDoc-1.5.1 on the certification of radiation devices or Class II prescribed equipment. The guide is intended to help applicants to prepare and submit applications to the CNSC for certification of... Read more >

Posted: Apr 18, 2018

This article was originally published in the Journal of Commerce on April 18, 2018. By David Rish, president of Global Trade Management at Livingston International The relationship between NAFTA and auto manufacturing is a complex one. Automakers have established robust... Read more >

Posted: Apr 17, 2018

This article was originally published on April 17, 2018 in the Financial Post, Montreal Gazette, Saskatoon Star Phoenix, Regina Leader Post, Windsor Star, Ottawa Citizen, Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal and Vancouver Province. By Stéphan Galarneau, Head of Small Business, Livingston International... Read more >

Posted: Apr 17, 2018

Global Affairs Canada issued a notice to inform importers that the 2018 tariff rate quota (TRQ) for food preparations containing more than 10 per cent but less than 50 per cent on a dry weight basis of milk solids, not... Read more >

Posted: Apr 8, 2018

On April 4, 2018, the Canada International Trade Tribunal (CITT) announced that its order made on August 19, 2013 continuing, without amendment, its finding made on August 20, 2008, regarding the dumping of certain carbon steel welded pipe, is scheduled... Read more >

Posted: Apr 8, 2018

On May 10, 2017, the Governments of Israel and the United States amended the U.S.-Israel Free Trade Agreement (ILFTA) to eliminate the certificate of origin (CO) requirement on exports to Israel in favor of an invoice declaration. This simplification was... Read more >

Posted: Apr 8, 2018

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued a notice advising the streamlining of its plant protection program concerning the import, transfer and handling of potentially injurious organisms (PIOs) in Canada. PIOs include invertebrates and micro-organisms that are plant pests... Read more >

Posted: Apr 5, 2018

In support of the Trade Facilitation and Enforcement Act (TFTEA), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Trade Relations (OTR), has announced the National Commodity Specialist Division (NCSD) will be providing the trade community with forty (40) educational webinars,... Read more >

Posted: Apr 4, 2018

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has determined that the acts, policies, and practices of the Government of China related to technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation covered in the investigation are unreasonable or discriminatory and burden... Read more >