Trade News

Posted: Jan 20, 2020

January 20, 2020 – The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced that Section 301 Duties for List 4a products will be reduced from 15 percent to 7.5 percent for goods entered or withdrawn from warehouse as of February 14, 2020. Additional... Read more >

Most Recent News

Posted: Feb 11, 2015

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) will be hosting face to face sessions across Canada in the coming weeks to seek public input on Phase 2 of the Food Labelling Modernization Initiative in accordance with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency... Read more >

Posted: Feb 11, 2015

Canadian railways could soon be in for a major service disruption, as the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference has issued a strike order effective Friday, February 13 at midnight. The Teamsters delivered the strike notice to the Canadian Pacific Railway on... Read more >

Posted: Feb 11, 2015

One of the United States' largest and most profitable exports is citrus. But there's a disease that's threatening to wipe out the cash crop for thousands of farmers. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is working to prevent that... Read more >

Posted: Feb 10, 2015

Clearing the cargo backlog at U.S. west coast ports would take two months, once a new contract with longshore workers had been reached, the Port of Oakland says in a status update as relations between employers and labour worsen. The... Read more >

Posted: Feb 9, 2015

Dozens of harbor truckers in Southern California notified the Uniform Intermodal Interchange Agreement, as well as a number of shipping lines, that because of the severe port congestion and labor disputes on the West Coast, they will not be held... Read more >

Posted: Feb 9, 2015

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has been mandated to interface with U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP’s) Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) using the International Trade Data System (ITDS) by November 1, 2015. To meet this goal, FWS is... Read more >

Posted: Feb 5, 2015

On Feb. 4th, 2015, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) advised that they are conducting expiry proceedings concerning the dumping of greenhouse bell peppers originating in or exported from the Netherlands. The subject goods are described as greenhouse bell peppers... Read more >

Posted: Feb 5, 2015

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has advised that as of February 9, 2015, TST Overland Express located at 49 Overland Drive, Kitchener, Ontario, will be surrendering their (BW) type highway sufferance warehouse licence. The CBSA has decided not to... Read more >

Posted: Feb 5, 2015

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) yesterday said it “extremely close” to an agreement with port employers that could end the long dispute between dockworkers and U.S. west coast port owners and that it was trying to keep them... Read more >

Posted: Feb 5, 2015

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has released Customs D-Memorandum 22-1-1, reflecting updated information and changes to the penalty reinvestment agreement. The Administrative Monetary Penalty System (AMPS) authorizes the CBSA to assess monetary penalties for non-compliance with customs legislative, regulatory... Read more >