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Trade News

Posted: Oct 9, 2018

It’s a role characterized by high stress, long hours, and sudden adaptation to changes This article was originally published in Global Trade Magazine on Oct. 8, 2018. By Bernie Hart, Vice-President, Sales, Global Trade Management, Livingston International In every organization—business,... Read more >

Most Recent News

Posted: May 28, 2015

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has recently been notified of a disease detection of Bonamia ostrea (a reportable disease in Canada) originating from New Zealand in Ostrea chilensis (Chilean Flat Oysters). As a result of this disease detection, the... Read more >

Posted: May 27, 2015

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has advised that effective immediately, they will be detaining all incoming shipments of corn imported from India, including organic corn, intended for use as livestock feed until it has been tested for aflatoxins. Importers... Read more >

Posted: May 27, 2015

Environment Canada is proposing to replace the Ozone Depleting Sustances Regulations (ODSR 1998) to the Ozone-Depleting Substances & Halocarbons Alternatives Regulations (ODSHAR) and to introduce new requirements to ensure Canada’s international commitments are met, and consolidate the five previous amendments.... Read more >

Posted: May 27, 2015

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is seeking feedback on options to change food labels and the food labelling system. Specific options, such as revising the format of best before dates, expanding food class names (i.e., “vegetable oil” or “flavor”),... Read more >

Posted: May 27, 2015

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced that they are implementing a “Broker-Known Importer Program” (BKIP), allowing licensed customs brokers such as Livingston to transmit a BKIP indicator in their cargo release for “broker known” importers. The indicator will... Read more >

Posted: May 26, 2015

The membership of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Friday voted overwhelmingly to approve a new contract that should ensure labor peace at West Coast ports for at least the next four years. The five-year contract, which is retroactive to... Read more >

Posted: May 26, 2015

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) determined that U.S. industry is not materially injured by imports of 53-foot domestic dry containers from China, which may be subsidized or sold in the U.S. at less than fair value. As a result... Read more >

Posted: May 26, 2015

Despite a contingent of Democrats balking at President Barack Obama's assertions that Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) will bring more jobs to the U.S., the Senate floor decided to give the commander in chief fast track authorization by a fairly wide... Read more >

Posted: May 22, 2015

The Minister of the Environment has issued a notice proposing that producers of halocarbons to prepare and implement a pollution prevention plan. Comments are now being accepted on this proposal. The following describes the person or class of persons required... Read more >

Posted: May 22, 2015

For a seventh straight year, PortsToronto experienced a banner year in profitability in 2014, where earnings were greater than how much was spent to send and receive shipments, according to newly released data.