Trade News / U.S. regulatory updates

Posted: Apr 9, 2019

U.S. businesses importing goods from Mexico should be aware that crossings along America’s southern border are currently experiencing ongoing delays in the processing of northbound commercial vehicles due to the reallocation of customs personnel to support with the migrant crisis.... Read more >

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Posted: Apr 15, 2019

As reported in several publications, Canada will appeal last week’s decision by the World Trade Organization (WTO); specifically the United States’ “zeroing” to calculate anti-dumping tariffs. The announcement was made today by Canada’s Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland in a statement... Read more >

Posted: Apr 15, 2019

As reported in several publications, Canada will appeal last week’s decision by the World Trade Organization (WTO); specifically the United States’ “zeroing” to calculate anti-dumping tariffs. The announcement was made today by Canada’s Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland in a statement... Read more >

Posted: Apr 10, 2019

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced it has begun a process to subject imports of European Union (EU) origin products, including aircraft, aircraft parts, and a variety of other goods, to Section 301 duties, unless the EU removes their subsidies... Read more >

Posted: Apr 9, 2019

A World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel affirmed the United States’ anti-dumping measures that apply the Differential Pricing Methodology to Canada’s softwood lumber products. The panel stated that the USDOC’s use of “zeroing” to calculate anti-dumping tariffs was permissible... Read more >

Posted: Apr 9, 2019

U.S. businesses importing goods from Mexico should be aware that crossings along America’s southern border are currently experiencing ongoing delays in the processing of northbound commercial vehicles due to the reallocation of customs personnel to support with the migrant crisis.... Read more >

Posted: Apr 8, 2019

On April 3, 2019, President Trump issued a memorandum to improve coordinated efforts within the Federal Government to address the challenge caused by the importation and sale of counterfeit and pirated goods, which impairs economic competitiveness by harming U.S. intellectual... Read more >

Posted: Apr 4, 2019

The Enforcement and Compliance Agency of the International Trade Administration (ITA), Department of Commerce published on April 1, 2019 their initial findings for Softwood Lumber from Canada having to do with Anti-dumping duty (ADD) case A-122-857 and countervailing duty (CVD)... Read more >

Posted: Apr 2, 2019

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) is investigating imports of wooden cabinets and vanities from China as to whether they are sold as less than fair value (antidumping or AD), or receive Chinese government subsidies (countervailing duty or CVD). The... Read more >

Posted: Mar 22, 2019

A mandatory compliance change is expected to be announced to trade in the near future, which will require the electronic filing of data elements related to agriculture commodities through U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Automated Commercial Environment (ACE).  The... Read more >

Posted: Mar 22, 2019

Section 301 additional duties currently apply to certain product of Chinese origin due to China’s acts, policies, and practices related to technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation, which threaten the long-term competitiveness of the U.S. Please see Customs and Border... Read more >