Trade News / International regulatory updates

Posted: Jan 23, 2019

In regards to the anti-dumping and countervailing duty orders for softwood lumber (SWL), and according to regulations, affected parties need to either opt in or opt out of filing an application for administrative review to the Department of Commerce (DOC).... Read more >

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Posted: Jul 24, 2019

The Government of Canada is looking for feedback and comments on its initiatives to modernize the Canadian Regulatory system and improve its performance for both Canadians and businesses. The Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat (TBS) is inviting input from all... Read more >

Posted: May 17, 2019

A cybersecurity breach in Facebook’s messaging app, WhatsApp, has left users vulnerable to malicious spyware installed on their smartphones. The Financial Times reported that surveillance spyware was installed on phones using WhatsApp’s call feature. The software was installed even if... Read more >

Posted: Mar 27, 2019

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has announced that the mandatory April 1st date for the implementation of Single Window will be extended, in favor of a “phased decommissioning” approach. The new date is yet to be announced, but is... Read more >

Posted: Mar 11, 2019

Air Canada Cargo has announced it will be collaborating with GTA dnata, at its Toronto Pearson International Airport hub, to service pharmaceutical shipments. Effective February 26, 2019, pharmaceutical shipments that are booked with Air Canada Cargo will be handled at... Read more >

Posted: Jan 23, 2019

In regards to the anti-dumping and countervailing duty orders for softwood lumber (SWL), and according to regulations, affected parties need to either opt in or opt out of filing an application for administrative review to the Department of Commerce (DOC).... Read more >

Posted: Sep 4, 2018

The food facility update period starts on October 1st RENEW YOUR FDA REGISTRATION TODAY. Under the Food and Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requires domestic and foreign facilities that manufacture, pack, or hold food for... Read more >

Posted: Aug 27, 2018

The United States and Mexico announced that they’ve reached a preliminary agreement, making key changes to parts of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Key updated include: Increased De Minimis Shipment Value Level Mexico will increase its de minimis... Read more >

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 >

Posted: May 10, 2018

President Trump has announced that the U.S. will cease participation in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and begin to re-impose U.S. nuclear-relation sanctions against Iran, following a wind down period. The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) expects that all... Read more >

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 >