This article was originally published in the National Post on June 26, 2018. By Stéphan Galarneau, Head of Small Business at Livingston International There’s a certain level of national pride that comes with the anticipation of Canada Day. It’s... Read more >
This article was originally published in the Journal of Commerce on June 26, 2018 By David Rish, President, Global Trade Management, Livingston International Given the volume and diversity of trade-related news emerging out of Washington as of late, American businesses... Read more >
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 >
Between Brexit, US steel tariffs and a number of countermeasures, protectionism is on the rise, creating trade uncertainty and the potential for supply chain disruption. Businesses must not expect the unexpected. But how?
The renegotiation of NAFTA could lead to significant changes that effect the speed and cost efficiency of trade across North America. It’s critical that businesses prepare in advance for the various outcomes of the negotiations. But are they?
On June 5th, 2018, the Mexican authorities published, in the Official Gazette of the Federation (DOF), the retaliatory measures that Mexico is adopting against various goods originating in the United States. This action was taken in response to the Trump... Read more >
This article was originally published in the Journal of Commerce on June 6, 2018. By Daniel J. McHugh, Chief Executive Officer, Livingston International It’s difficult to imagine precisely what Washington’s end game might be with the recent imposition of tariffs... Read more >
The Department of Finance has issued a statement Thursday May 31 2018 following the United States announcement of imposing tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum products from Canada. Canada intends to impose surtaxes or similar trade-restrictive countermeasures against up... Read more >
The unions representing workers at Canadian Pacific (CP), one of Canada’s largest railway network, have served CP with a strike notice set to commence at 22:00, Tuesday, May 29, 2018. Should the parties fail to resolve the current impasse in... Read more >
EXCLUSION implications under the Proclamation On May 18, 2018 and May 21, 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) notices #18-000349 and #18-000352, respectively. The messages state that on June 1, 2018 there will... Read more >