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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: Dec 8, 2014

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated investigations on December 5, 2014 on the alleged dumping and subsidizing of certain photovoltaic modules and laminates in or exported from the People’s Republic of China. The investigations follow a complaint filed by... Read more >

Posted: Dec 8, 2014

The Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA) will be implemented on January 1st, 2015. The free trade agreement will essentially eliminate the customs duties on all imports from Korea, either immediately upon implementation of the agreement, or through a tariff phase-out.... Read more >

Posted: Jun 8, 2014
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Candace Sider, Director Regulatory Affairs, Canada I recently attended The International Federation of Customs Brokers Associations (IFCBA) World Customs Broker conference in Seoul, Korea where I was elected to be a Managing Director, representing Canada on the IFCBA Board of... Read more >

Posted: May 8, 2014

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) recently announced changes to the CBSA’s sealing requirements for conveyances and containers that have been authorized to move inland to a sufferance warehouse. Customs Notice 14-009 advises of changes to the sealing of conveyances and... Read more >

Posted: May 1, 2014
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Angela Parkin, Manager, Trade Compliance Today I’d like to wrap up our five-part series on CETA by taking a look at how CETA and the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will affect each other once CETA comes into effect. I’ll... Read more >

Posted: Apr 28, 2014
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George Reed Jr., Director, Trade Compliance How many times have you heard it said, “It’s not just what you say, but how you say it, that counts”? Well, the truth in this adage can go beyond the way that we talk... Read more >

Posted: Apr 25, 2014
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Angela Parkin, Manager, Trade Compliance Hello again! Welcome back to our ongoing CETA analysis. Let’s get right into it: Today I’ll be looking the services and investment, labor mobility and geographical indicator sections outlined in Canada’s “technical summary” of CETA. Services... Read more >

Posted: Apr 22, 2014
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Angela Parkin, Manager, Trade Compliance Welcome back to our ongoing series on CETA! Last time I discussed the agreement’s plans for tariff elimination, as well as its potential impact on the automotive sector. Today I want to take a look at... Read more >

Posted: Apr 17, 2014
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Angela Parkin, Manager, Trade Compliance In my last post, I spoke about the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) at a high level, and the potential positive impact it may have the economies of both Canada and the EU.... Read more >

Posted: Apr 11, 2014
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Angela Parkin, Manager, Trade Compliance With the full text of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) expected to be revealed in the coming weeks, I thought it would be a good time to take an in-depth look at... Read more >