Trade News / U.S. regulatory updates

Posted: May 17, 2019

Last week, the governments of Canada, the United States and Mexico reached an agreement on the removal of tariffs on steel and aluminum imports into the United States, which have been in place since June 1, 2018 under Section 232... Read more >

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Posted: Apr 30, 2019

The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced the 2019 fees they will charge for voluntary grading, inspection, certification, auditing, and laboratory services for agricultural commodities including meat and poultry, eggs, fruit and vegetables, dairy products, cotton and tobacco. This year more... Read more >

Posted: Apr 29, 2019

The Department of Commerce (DOC) intends to terminate the 2013 Suspension Agreement on Fresh Tomatoes from Mexico, rescind the five-year sunset review of the suspended investigation and the administrative review of the 2013 Agreement, and to resume the antidumping (AD)... Read more >

Posted: Apr 29, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced  that beginning on June 1, 2019 they will begin charging a fee for those exporters who opt to apply for an electronic FSIS export certificate, using their Public... Read more >

Posted: Apr 18, 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 >

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 >