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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: Jan 6, 2015

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) holds a program to combat piracy and support the fight against counterfeit products and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) pirated goods entering or leaving Canada. The CBSA has established a process that allows intellectual property... Read more >

Posted: Jan 6, 2015

The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service announced late Monday that in response to a joint request from the ILWU and the PMA, contract negotiations between the two parties will proceed under the auspices of the FMCS “as soon as possible.”... Read more >

Posted: Jan 6, 2015

On December 30, 2014, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) advised that they are conducting expiry proceedings concerning the dumping of refined sugar originating in or exported from the United States of America, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands and the United Kingdom... Read more >

Posted: Jan 5, 2015

The Port of Oakland and its terminal operators are chipping away at their cargo backlog by running Saturday and Sunday gates, and the weekend gate program could remain in effect for another month. Oakland has moved more than 1,000 import... Read more >

Posted: Jan 5, 2015

Due to a confirmed outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI), commonly known as “bird flu”, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has notified U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of immediate... Read more >

Posted: Jan 5, 2015

On January 1, 2015, Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA) went into effect – Canada’s first free-trade agreement in the Asian-Pacific region. The deal is expected to provide Canadian businesses with new access to the fourth-largest economy in Asia and boost exports to... Read more >

Posted: Jan 5, 2015

Contract negotiations resumed Monday between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association after the holiday recess, but it appears that no significant progress will be made until both parties agree to compromise on the controversial issue... Read more >

Posted: Jan 2, 2015

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association entered the weekend engaged at a standoff at Los Angeles-Long Beach as employers plan to reduce the number of longshore crews that will be assigned to work vessels on the... Read more >

Posted: Jan 2, 2015

The International Trade Commission (ITC) has posted the 2015 Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) to their website. This includes a change record of new HTS which went into effect on January 1, 2015, deleted HTS that expired on December 31, 2014,... Read more >

Posted: Dec 30, 2014

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Counselor to the Deputy Secretary Christa Brzozowski has posted an article noting DHS’ priorities in implementing the Single Window [the International Trade Data System (ITDS)] by the December 2016 deadline. One of the U.S. Government’s... Read more >