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Posted: Mar 24, 2020

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) March 24, 2020 – Due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency, there has been an increase in the importation of protective masks, hand sanitizer, and medical gowns to avoid exposure. Livingston has... Read more >

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Posted: Apr 1, 2020

April 1, 2020 – Further to our posting February 21, 2020 on the reminder of CBSA’s Customs Notice CN19-21- published last year, the decommissioning of other government department (OGD) is postponed to a later time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.... Read more >

Posted: Apr 1, 2020

April 1, 2020 – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) created a webpage containing updates and announcements on the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The webpage contains both Trade and Travel announcements and advisories. Trade announcements include COVID-19 related updates such as: Cargo... Read more >

Posted: Mar 30, 2020

March 30, 2020 – Due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency, there has been an increase in the importation of protective masks, hand sanitizer, and medical gowns to avoid exposure. Livingston has researched these products to determine... Read more >

Posted: Mar 30, 2020

March 30, 2020 – Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) on the 27 March 2020 issued a Customs Notice CN20-11 regarding the extension of timeframes for the payment of customs duties and the Goods and Services Tax (GST) due to COVID-19... Read more >

Posted: Mar 27, 2020

March 27, 2020 – The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) granted the third round of exclusions for Chinese origin goods subject to Section 301 additional duties appearing on List 4A. The new exclusions are mainly for medical related products, covering five... Read more >

Posted: Mar 27, 2020

March 27, 2020 – On March 24, 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued cargo system message service (CSMS) 42097586 advising they would approve, on a case by case basis, additional days for the payment of estimated duties, taxes,... Read more >

Posted: Mar 26, 2020

March 26, 2020 – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), on March 20, 2020, accepted the undertaking proposals received from the exporters Metalmecanica S.A. from Argentina, Confab Industrial S.A. from Brazil, and Tubos de Acero de Mexico S.A. from Mexico,... Read more >

Posted: Mar 26, 2020

March 26, 2020 – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), on March 20, 2020, issued a Notice of Preliminary Determinations to announce that Provisional duties are now payable on certain corrosion-resistant steel sheet originating in exported from Turkey, United Arab... Read more >

Posted: Mar 26, 2020

March 26, 2020 – The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced they are accepting new Section 301 exclusion requests for Chinese origin medical related products, which may be used to combat the COVID-19 virus. Comments are also being accepted on the... Read more >

Posted: Mar 26, 2020

March 26, 2020 – On March 18, 2020, the Minister of Health approved an Interim Order respecting the importation and sale of medical devices for use in relation to COVID-19. The interim order will enable an expedited review of medical... Read more >