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Posted: Aug 16, 2019

U.S. Customs & Border protection is initiating a voluntary pilot project effective Sept. 28, 2019 that will allow shippers to submit to CBP advanced electronic data related to cargo that falls within the de minimis threshold of $800 under Section... Read more >

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Posted: Aug 23, 2019

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) recently announced a tariff amendment to the Customs Tariff 2019, retroactive to August 8, 2019. This affects the preferential treatment Canada Costa-Rica Agreement -CRT and Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Transpacific Partnership -CPTPT for certain... Read more >

Posted: Aug 21, 2019

The CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM) project is a multi-year initiative that will transform the collection of tax and duty for goods imported into Canada. Through CARM, the CBSA will modernize and streamline the process of importing commercial goods... Read more >

Posted: Aug 19, 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants to alert importers who currently use FDA’s Prior Notice System Interface (PNSI), that any draft Prior Notices opened over 120 day or longer will be set to CANCELLED status as of August... Read more >

Posted: Aug 19, 2019

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) made recommendations for importers to file a request to extend liquidation for entries containing Chinese origin product with Section 301 duties paid, where an exclusion request was filed with the U. S. Trade Representative... Read more >

Posted: Aug 16, 2019

U.S. Customs & Border protection is initiating a voluntary pilot project effective Sept. 28, 2019 that will allow shippers to submit to CBP advanced electronic data related to cargo that falls within the de minimis threshold of $800 under Section... Read more >

Posted: Aug 15, 2019

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) recently updated their webpage to advise that you can now apply for an Advance Ruling and a National Customs Ruling (NCR) by email to the appropriate regional CBSA office. Tariff classification can be very complex... Read more >

Posted: Aug 15, 2019

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is proposing to modernize the Feeds Regulations, 1983 to: safeguard feeds and the food production continuum, reduce overlap and redundancy in regulatory requirements, increase regulatory responsiveness to industry changes, address regulatory gaps, weaknesses and... Read more >

Posted: Aug 14, 2019

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced updates regarding Section 301 duties of 10 percent for List 4 Chinese origin products, originally proclaimed as a presidential tweet. This USTR announcement on Tranche 4 tariffs on U.S. Imports from China involved three... Read more >

Posted: Aug 12, 2019
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This article was originally published in Global Trade Magazine on August 9, 2019 By JC Pachakkil, Senior Consultant, Global Trade Management Global businesses exporting to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will soon have some relief from the burdensome export documentation... Read more >

Posted: Aug 12, 2019

Health Canada has recently amended Division 2 (Alcoholic Beverages) of the Food and Drug Regulations (FDR) regarding flavoured purified alcohol to define this new class of alcoholic beverage and to set restrictions on its alcohol content. The Regulations Amending the... Read more >