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Jun 28, 2015

TPA passes Senate, clearing path for TPP negotiations

A bill seen as critical in the push to move forward with the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal… Read more 

Jun 26, 2015

Canada and the Philippines: Exploring free trade agreement potential

[one_third_first] Brad Lehigh, Canada Compliance Specialist, GTM Governance [two_thirds_last] Filipino president Benjamin Aquino came to Canada for a… Read more 

Jun 24, 2015

Russian officials don’t respond kindly to EU sanctions extension

Europe has made the decision to extend sanctions against Russia through the rest of the year, and the… Read more 

Jun 23, 2015

New import prohibitions target commercial aquatic species importers

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans has begun enforcing new Aquatic Invasive Species Regulations (AISR). As part of… Read more 

Jun 23, 2015

Myanmar eligible for GPT and LDCT Preferential treatment

Myanmar (the country formerly known as Burma) has been granted the benefits of Least Developed Country Tariff (LDCT)… Read more 

Jun 23, 2015

Effects of West Coast congestion force shippers to consider options

Unprecedented port congestion during the lengthy negotiations between West Cost shipping managers and union members certainly did its… Read more 

Jun 23, 2015

Panama Canal expansion set to alter U.S. coastal power balance

The Panama Canal will soon be large enough to host post-Panamax ships, and that change could be enough… Read more 

Jun 22, 2015

Softwood lumber export surge charge applies to Alberta region for May 2015

The Canada Revenue Agency has issued Notice SWLN48 to provide exporters of softwood lumber products under the Softwood… Read more 

Jun 19, 2015

Canada preparing for retaliation against U.S. COOL measures

On June 4, 2015, Canada requested authorization from the World Trade Organization (WTO) to impose over $3 billion… Read more 

Jun 19, 2015

Update on recent U.S. export control reform activity

[one_third_first] Steve Chambers, U.S. Export Compliance Specialist [two_thirds_last] There have been quite a few proposals published by Commerce… Read more