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Posted: Nov 26, 2019

November 26, 2019 – The Canadian National Railway Company (CN Rail) and the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference (TCRC) have reached a tentative agreement. CN Rail has released the following statement: “We are pleased to announce that a tentative agreement has... Read more >

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Posted: Dec 30, 2014

President Obama has issued a Proclamation affecting trade. Select countries have undergone a status change on whether they will be considered designated countries eligible under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) for 2015. Under AGOA the following changes were... Read more >

Posted: Dec 30, 2014

President Obama has issued an Executive Order prohibiting certain transactions with the Crimea Region of the Ukraine. Prohibited are: The import into the U.S. (directly or indirectly) of any goods, services, or technology from the Crimea region of the Ukraine.... Read more >

Posted: Dec 23, 2014

Brad Lehigh, Trade compliance analyst With President Obama’s recent announcement relating to US-Cuba diplomacy, the biggest since the cold war, it is important to highlight what changes will affect global trade and compliance and how they could increase business opportunity... Read more >

Posted: Dec 22, 2014

The Canada–Korea Certificate of Origin and the instructions for completing are available in English and Korean, and will be available soon in French on the Canada Border Services Agency website. The required proof of origin is the Canada–Korea Certificate of... Read more >

Posted: Dec 19, 2014

As some of the Cold War restrictions placed on trade with Cuba are lifted, ports in the Southeast are already preparing for trade to open up between the U.S. and Havana.  The U.S. and Cuba announced this week that the... Read more >

Posted: Dec 17, 2014

U.S. President Obama announced he is taking steps to end the US’ outdated approach with Cuba, promoting change that is consistent with U.S. support for the Cuban people and in line with U.S. national security interests. Major elements of the... Read more >

Posted: Dec 17, 2014

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced they have launched a Border Wait Time app making it easier for travelers to plan their trip across the border. The app provides estimated wait times and open lane status at land... Read more >

Posted: Dec 17, 2014

As the Panama Canal improvements come closer to completion, another plan Northwest of the canal is set to become the largest infrastructure project in Latin America, and a new option for shippers looking for quick passage between the Caribbean and... Read more >

Posted: Dec 16, 2014

On December 16, 2014, 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: Dec 15, 2014

The world's longest direct link rail journey recently ended after a train from the coastal Chinese city of Yiwu completed a journey to Madrid, Spain that spanned over 8,000 miles.