Trade News

Posted: Mar 6, 2019

With the United States-Canada-Mexico Agreement (USMCA) to come before Congress in the coming months, Livingston International has lent its support to the USMCA Coalition, a group of like-minded businesses and industry associations that support the ratification of the trade deal... Read more >

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Posted: Mar 15, 2019

On March 8, 2019, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) initiated an expiry review of its finding of injury made on March 17, 2014, concerning the dumping and subsidizing of Aluminum Extrusions originating in or exported from China. On March... Read more >

Posted: Mar 11, 2019

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will be deploying the filing of their Notification of Importer’s Numbers or Notice of Change of Name or Address CBP 5106 form to the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) on March 16, 2019.  This automated... Read more >

Posted: Mar 11, 2019

Effective April 1, 2019 the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) advises that the excise duty rates will increase on spirits, wine, beer, tobacco products and cannabis products. Under the Excise Act, 2001 the rates of excise duty on beer, spirits, wine,... Read more >

Posted: Mar 11, 2019

Air Canada Cargo has announced it will be collaborating with GTA dnata, at its Toronto Pearson International Airport hub, to service pharmaceutical shipments. Effective February 26, 2019, pharmaceutical shipments that are booked with Air Canada Cargo will be handled at... Read more >

Posted: Mar 7, 2019

CBSA has published Customs Notice CN19-05 to advise of the increase to penalty amounts to 22 AMPS contraventions related to commercial trade. The penalty amount will be increased effective of April 1, 2019. The penalty levels are in line with... Read more >

Posted: Mar 7, 2019

Under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA), the federal government controls international and interprovincial movements of hazardous waste and hazardous recyclable material, as well as releases of substances listed as toxic under Schedule 1. Provincial and territorial governments regulate waste... Read more >

Posted: Mar 7, 2019

With the recent implementation of the Canada Border Services Agency’s Single Window Initiative (SWI) to the commodities regulated by the Transportation Division of Environment and Climate Change Canada, has issued this notice to the importing industry. The purpose of this... Read more >

Posted: Mar 7, 2019

The lithium battery guidance document is based on the provisions set out in the 2019-2020 Edition of the ICAO Technical Instruction for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air (Technical Instructions) and the 60th Edition of the IATA Dangerous... Read more >

Posted: Mar 6, 2019

With the United States-Canada-Mexico Agreement (USMCA) to come before Congress in the coming months, Livingston International has lent its support to the USMCA Coalition, a group of like-minded businesses and industry associations that support the ratification of the trade deal... Read more >

Posted: Mar 5, 2019

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced that the U.S. intends to terminate India and Turkey as designated beneficiary developing countries under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program, as they no longer comply with statutory eligibility criteria. India is being... Read more >