Trade News

Posted: Jun 15, 2018

On June 15, 2018, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) released a list of products imported from China that will be subject to additional tariffs as part of the U.S. response to China’s unfair trade practices related... Read more >

Most Recent News

Posted: Apr 17, 2015

As Congress debates whether to reinstall Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), something that proponents have long advocated for because it creates jobs and has helped improve the nation's economy, a new poll suggests that Americans recognize the benefits of exporting and... Read more >

Posted: Apr 16, 2015

Environment Canada has initiated consultations on the Proposed Approach to address Nanoscale forms of substances on the Domestic Substances List. Environment Canada and Health Canada are seeking comments on the overall proposed approach as well as specific elements of the... Read more >

Posted: Apr 16, 2015

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has posted notice that effective immediately and until further notice the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Veterinary Services (VS) is placing temporary prohibitions on the importation... Read more >

Posted: Apr 15, 2015

Health Canada has provided an update on the Implementation of Advance Notice of Importation Process Pilot for Cosmetics and Drugs, March 2015. Health Canada has implemented a one-year pilot program from March 13, 2015 to March 11, 2016, to promote... Read more >

Posted: Apr 13, 2015

U.S. import prices decreased 0.3 percent in March, according to newly released trade data from the U.S. Labor Department. That marks the eighth time in the last nine monthly reports that values on imports have diminished.

Posted: Apr 10, 2015

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) advised they are accepting requests for treatment as confidential business information (CBI) of records and data pertaining to the import and/or export of hazardous waste, including cathode ray tubes (CRTs), and spent lead acid... Read more >

Posted: Apr 10, 2015

Of all the commodities that are traded among nations, oil is one of the most common and profitable. In order to extract it and refine it into various sources, though, it requires a lot of machinery that can be dangerous... Read more >

Posted: Apr 7, 2015

The 2015 Pan American Games and Para-pan American games are being held this summer in Canada. Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has announced that certain imports may qualify for duty and partial tax relief, if the importation is specifically for... Read more >

Posted: Apr 6, 2015

On April 2nd, 2015, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal determined that the dumping and subsidizing of certain oil country tubular goods are threatening to cause injury to the domestic market. The subject goods are defined as oil country tubular goods,... Read more >

Posted: Apr 6, 2015

The Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority (PBA) have announced additional construction details as parts of its $167 million expansion plan. The additional projects include the widening of the bridge to 4 lanes in Canada, re-decking of the span,... Read more >