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Posted: May 17, 2019

On Friday, May 17, 2019, the governments of Canada and the United States issued a joint statement announcing they had reached an agreement on the removal of tariffs on steel and aluminum imports into the United States, which have been... Read more >

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Posted: May 17, 2019

On Friday, May 17, 2019, the governments of Canada and the United States issued a joint statement announcing they had reached an agreement on the removal of tariffs on steel and aluminum imports into the United States, which have been... Read more >

Posted: May 17, 2019

A cybersecurity breach in Facebook’s messaging app, WhatsApp, has left users vulnerable to malicious spyware installed on their smartphones. The Financial Times reported that surveillance spyware was installed on phones using WhatsApp’s call feature. The software was installed even if... Read more >

Posted: May 16, 2019

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency has announced the transfer of 731 of its agents from ports along the northern border to the southern border. These officers are being temporarily moved in order to support the influx of... Read more >

Posted: May 16, 2019

Global Affairs Canada (GAC) would like to inform you of the official launch of its public stakeholder consultation regarding the tariff rate quotas (TRQs) for supply managed products established under the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and... Read more >

Posted: May 15, 2019

Canadian Food Inspection Agency issued a notice to industry on the changes to modernize Canada’s beer compositional standards. Amendments to the Regulations on the compositional standard for beer that are found in Division 2 of the Food and Drug Regulations... Read more >

Posted: May 15, 2019

On May 9, 2019, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) initiated an expiry review of its finding of injury made on May 20, 2014, concerning the dumping of hot-rolled carbon steel plate and high-strength low-alloy steel plate originating or exported... Read more >

Posted: May 14, 2019

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), is accepting comments on the proposed expansion of Section 301 duties to a 4th list of Products of Chinese origin. This proposal affects $300 billion of annual trade value, and would carry an additional duty... Read more >

Posted: May 14, 2019

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) have announced the 2019 CTPAT conference has been scheduled for June 25th and 26th. June 25, 2019 will be a general session with multiple speakers and panel discussions.  June 26, 2019 will be a... Read more >

Posted: May 13, 2019

On May 10, 2019, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) published Customs Notice 19-08 to announce an Order Amending the Order Imposing a Surtax on the Importation of Certain Steel Goods (Final Safeguards).  The Final Safeguards amend SOR/2018/206, which came... Read more >

Posted: May 13, 2019

The Department of Commerce (DOC) announced they are terminating the 2013 Suspension Agreement on Fresh Tomatoes from Mexico, resulting in reinstatement of antidumping duties (AD). Commerce (DOC) will instruct U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to suspend liquidation of entries... Read more >