Trade News

Posted: Apr 28, 2020

April 28, 2020 – The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement’s (USMCA’s) enter into force date will be July 1, 2020. The USTR notified Congress that Canada and Mexico have taken measures necessary to comply with their... Read more >

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Posted: Jun 5, 2020

June 5, 2020 – Government of Canada issued a notice to industry advisory on the application period for the dairy export thresholds for skim milk powder and infant formula under CUSMA that will take effect July 1, 2020. This message... Read more >

Posted: Jun 5, 2020

June 5, 2020 – The Secretary of Commerce initiated a Section 232 investigation on imports of Vanadium. Vanadium is a metal used in production of metal alloys and as a catalyst for chemicals across aerospace, defense, energy, and infrastructure sectors.... Read more >

Posted: Jun 4, 2020

June 4, 2020 – The Office of the U.S. Trade Representatives (USTR) posted final implementing regulations of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) which will replace The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on July 1st. The Uniform Regulations cover the interpretation,... Read more >

Posted: Jun 4, 2020

June 4, 2020 – The Minister of Finance, on May 1, 2020, has requested the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) to review the final determinations of dumping and the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) to review its injury findings, in... Read more >

Posted: Jun 4, 2020

June 4, 2020 – Amendment 16 to the Energy Efficiency Regulations came into effect December 12, 2019. Amendment 16 includes new requirements for portable air conditioners. These requirements apply to portable air conditioners manufactured on or after July 1, 2020.... Read more >

Posted: Jun 2, 2020

June 2, 2020 – Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced on May 27, 2020, that it has launched an investigation under the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA) respecting the alleged injurious dumping of certain hot‑rolled carbon steel heavy plate and... Read more >

Posted: Jun 2, 2020

June 2, 2020 – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), on May 25, 2020, concluded re-investigation of the normal values and export prices respecting certain oil country tubular goods (OCTG I) and certain seamless casing originating in or exported from... Read more >

Posted: Jun 1, 2020

June 1, 2020 – The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) extended sixteen of eight-nine Section 301 exclusions applicable to Chinese origin products appearing on List 1, Tranche 5 which were due to expire on June 4, 2020. Originally approved on June... Read more >

Posted: May 29, 2020

May 29, 2020 – The United States Trade Representative (USTR) is proposing a ’Large Civil Aircraft Dispute Portal’ be used to submit comments in Section 301 investigations on imports of certain European Union (EU) origin products, connected with the World... Read more >

Posted: May 29, 2020

May 29, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is seeking public comments on how to improve the exclusion process for tariffs and quotas imposed on steel and aluminum imports under Section 232. The... Read more >