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Jun 12, 2015

Government of Canada may assess additional duties on steel plate from India, Russia

On June 10, 2015, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated investigations of alleged dumping and subsidizing of… Read more 

Jun 12, 2015

Report recommends railroad industry reform

A new report recommends an overhaul to the way railroad prices are determined, adding that the old formula… Read more 

Jun 10, 2015

CBSA statistics report on CLVS shipments examined

Earlier this year, Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) published Customs Notice CN 15-002 “New Seizure Policy for Significant… Read more 

Jun 10, 2015

The EU VAT rate explained through 4 questions

The new European Union (EU) Value Added Tax (VAT) regulations that went into effect Jan. 1, 2015, have already… Read more 

Jun 10, 2015

PORTS Act introduced in response to concluded PMA-ILWU talks

A bill introduced by two Republican senators is a manifestation of the lingering displeasure with the long-running and… Read more 

Jun 9, 2015

Minister of Transport to amend Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations

The Minister of Transport announced new amendments to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations that would enhance reporting… Read more 

Jun 8, 2015

USTR reallocates unused fiscal year 2015 TRQ for raw cane sugar

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has announced they have reallocated country-specific allotments for raw… Read more 

Jun 5, 2015

Government of Canada seeking to retaliate against U.S.’ COOL measures

On May 18, 2015 the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled against the United States’ COOL policy for the… Read more 

Jun 4, 2015

Government of Canada to remove sales tax on certain feminine hygiene products

The Department of Finance has announced a proposal to remove the sales tax on certain feminine hygiene products… Read more 

Jun 4, 2015

PMA-ILWU contract ratified, but ports not out of the woods yet

Although the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) settled on contract terms months… Read more