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May 20, 2015

CFIA publishes import requirements for fresh and dried branches, roots and more

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has published memo D-14-03, a new directive that provides the phytosanitary import… Read more 

May 20, 2015

Department of Finance reviewing customs duties for aluminum cans and wooden broom handles

The Department of Finance is currently reviewing a request for the removal of the customs duties on imports… Read more 

May 20, 2015

Senate overwhelmingly passes GSP

In a vote of 97 in favor and only one against, the U.S. Senate voted to reauthorize Generalized… Read more 

May 18, 2015

Senate approves CBP reauthorization and renewal of GSP, AGOA and Haiti FTAs

On May 14, 2015, the Senate passed two bills on trade. One reauthorized trade facilitation and trade enforcement… Read more 

May 14, 2015

Softwood lumber export tax increases for June, 2015

Under the terms of the 2006 Softwood Lumber Agreement (SLA), the trigger for a reduction in the export… Read more 

May 14, 2015

High volume, swift traffic at Port of Montreal last year

In the United States, what many consider to be the hub of the world's trading ports, contract negotiations… Read more 

May 14, 2015

Backlog gradually clearing along West Coast as vote looms

Three months removed from a tentative contractual agreement between the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore… Read more 

May 13, 2015

Canada’s eManifest program now in effect

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has rolled out the latest requirements of its eManifest program.

May 13, 2015

TPA fails to pass Senate

In a vote that largely split down partisan lines, a trade deal that President Barack Obama and his… Read more 

May 12, 2015

Global Trade Within Reach

[one_third_first] Steven C. Preston, Chicago, Chief Executive Officer [two_thirds_last] On Tuesday May 12, 2015 Steve Preston is moderating… Read more