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Posted: Jan 17, 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 >

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Posted: Jan 17, 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: Jan 14, 2019

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is advising that effective January 15, 2019, the Manufacturer’s Declaration Form (CFIA/ACIA 5280) will be discontinued. The CFIA will be issuing the Certificate of Free Sale (CFIA/ACIA 5786) if a certificate or trade document... Read more >

Posted: Jan 11, 2019

Health Canada is launching a public consultation on draft regulations addressing additional cannabis products, namely edible cannabis, cannabis extracts and cannabis topicals. The proposed Regulations Amending the Cannabis Regulations and Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement (RIAS) is published in the Canada... Read more >

Posted: Jan 11, 2019

Global Affairs Canada is launching a public consultation on proposed changes to Canada’s export controls regime. Provide your feedback and input on this consultation that will help shape Canada’s export controls policies, procedures, and regulations. On April 13, 2017, the... Read more >

Posted: Jan 11, 2019

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has provided a notice to advise on the changes specifically for Fish Importers under the new Safe Foods for Canadians Regulations (SFCR). On January 15, 2019, the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) will come... Read more >

Posted: Jan 11, 2019

The partial shutdown of the U.S. federal government continues with no end date established. President Trump may decide to declare a national emergency to enable funding of a wall at the southern U.S./Mexican border.  If this occurs, the shutdown could... Read more >

Posted: Jan 8, 2019

The US Department Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced it will charge meat and poultry establishments, egg products plants, and importers and exporters for providing voluntary, overtime and holiday inspection and identification, certification and laboratory services. The... Read more >

Posted: Jan 8, 2019

The US Department Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced the Agriculture Quarantine Inspection (AQI) user fee increased as of December 28, 2018, from $142 to $190. APHIS user fees are charged to recover the costs of... Read more >

Posted: Jan 8, 2019

On December 21, 2018, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) issued its finding regarding the injury inquiry on certain cold-rolled steel originating or exported from China, Korea and Vietnam. The CITT has determined that the dumping and subsidizing of the... Read more >

Posted: Jan 7, 2019

On December 27, 2018, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) issued an order advising that it  has conducted an interim review of the orders and finding on hot-rolled carbon steel plate and high-strength low-alloy steel plate originating in or exported... Read more >