Trade News

Posted: Nov 14, 2018

This article was originally published in the Journal of Commerce on Nov. 13, 2018. By Bernie Hart, Vice President, Global Trade Management, Livingston International As the trade dispute between the U.S. and China continues, businesses in America are beginning to... Read more >

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Posted: Dec 14, 2018

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) issued its annual list of explosives determined to be within the coverage of pertinent United States Code (USC). Explosive materials include, but are not limited to: dynamite and other high explosives,... Read more >

Posted: Dec 13, 2018

On December 10, 2018, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) initiated an expiry review of its finding of injury made on December 20, 2013, concerning the dumping of hollow structural sections originating in or exported from Korea and Turkey. On... Read more >

Posted: Dec 13, 2018

As of January 1, 2019, Canada cannot adopt or maintain any prohibition or restriction on the importation of used vehicles from Mexico. Accordingly, the Vehicle Regulations are being amended to implement this obligation. Regulations amending certain regulations was published in... Read more >

Posted: Dec 13, 2018

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is seeking comment and input on proposed amendments to the Fertilizers Regulations. The proposed amendments to the Fertilizers Regulations are designed to provide flexibility to industry through a risk-based approach that focuses regulatory controls... Read more >

Posted: Dec 7, 2018

On October 25, 2018 Bill C-79, an An Act to implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam received royal assent. Further to this... Read more >

Posted: Dec 7, 2018

On November 30, 2018, and December 1, 2018, Leader of the Group of 20 (G20) attended the 2018 G20 Summit, held in Bueno Aires, Argentina. (The G20 is a forum for international economic cooperation among its members, comprised of 19... Read more >

Posted: Dec 7, 2018

This is a reminder of our previous announcement that effective December 31, 2018, imports into the United States of shrimp and abalone will require participating government agency (PGA) reporting under the Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP). U.S. importers of shrimp... Read more >

Posted: Dec 3, 2018

On October 25, 2018, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) began assessing a 25% Surtax on the importation of seven classes of steel goods that exceed the tariff rate quota (TRQ) for each class of goods as specified in Order,... Read more >

Posted: Dec 3, 2018

On November 28, 2018, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) issued its order and reasons regarding the expiry review on seamless carbon or alloy steel oil and gas well casing originating or exported from China. The CITT has determined that... Read more >

Posted: Nov 28, 2018

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Implementation Act received Royal Assent on October 25th, 2018 and will enter into force on December 30, 2018. The Minister of International Trade Diversification has established twenty new Tariff Rate Quotas (TRQs)... Read more >