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Posted: May 24, 2019
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This article was originally published in Global Trade Magazineon May 23, 2019. By Danny Cipollone, Vice President, Strategic Alliances and Ecommerce The ubiquity of Amazon.com and its various international marketplaces is undeniable. The online retail giant now represents half of... Read more >

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Posted: Feb 3, 2015

The U.S. Congress is stepping up its pressure on the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association to reach a “swift resolution” to their 9-month-old contract negotiations. Eighty-four U.S. House members have signed a letter urging the... Read more >

Posted: Feb 2, 2015

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has released Customs D-Memorandum D10-17-1, advising of the definition and tariff classification of rough diamonds, unsorted diamonds and unworked diamonds. Rough diamonds imported or exported in Canada requires the Kimberley Process international certificate and... Read more >

Posted: Feb 2, 2015

Recently the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced the implementation of a new seizure policy for undervalued shipments of commercial goods imported through the Courier Low Value Shipment (CLVS) Program. The policy effectively targets those foreign exporters who significantly undervalue... Read more >

Posted: Feb 2, 2015

On January 30, 2015, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) concluded their expiry proceedings concerning the dumping of hot-rolled carbon steel plate and high-strength low-alloy steel plate originating in or exported from Ukraine. The CITT have decided to continue its... Read more >

Posted: Feb 2, 2015

As of February 2, 2015, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) no longer requires an import permit for root crops intended for human consumption originating from areas other than the continental United States. The CFIA’s Automated Import Reference System (AIRS)... Read more >

Posted: Jan 30, 2015

Finally something is happening. After a long stretch of negotiations between two West Coast shipping groups turned south late in 2014, worrying retailers and shippers across the country, some progress has at long last been announced.  The International Longshore and Warehouse... Read more >

Posted: Jan 30, 2015

Despite the recent plunge in the cost of oil, a Taiwanese shipping line became the latest to order so-called ultra-large container ships – fuel-efficient vessels designed for slow steaming with eyes on a future characterized by permanently high fuel prices. Evergreen Marine... Read more >

Posted: Jan 30, 2015

When it comes to whether Port Metro Vancouver will experience a crippling drayage strike like it did last March, the ball is in union and non-union drivers’ court. The provincial government on Wednesday said it would make two changes to... Read more >

Posted: Jan 29, 2015

During his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama hinted at the importance of ongoing global trade discussions when he requested that Congress grant him the authority to negotiate trade deals.  Through the legislative procedure, Congress outlines "trade policy priorities"... Read more >

Posted: Jan 29, 2015

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has advises that, effective January 26, 2015, new requirements are in place for exporting potatoes from Prince Edward Island (PEI) to the United States. Due to recent detections of potato wart in PEI, the... Read more >