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Jan 6, 2015

CBSA supporting fight against counterfeit products and pirated goods

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) holds a program to combat piracy and support the fight against counterfeit… Read more 

Jan 6, 2015

ILWU joins PMA in requesting federal mediation

The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service announced late Monday that in response to a joint request from the… Read more 

Jan 6, 2015

CITT initiates expiry review on refined sugar

On December 30, 2014, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) advised that they are conducting expiry proceedings concerning… Read more 

Jan 5, 2015

Weekend gate hours help Oakland chip away at cargo backlog

The Port of Oakland and its terminal operators are chipping away at their cargo backlog by running Saturday… Read more 

Jan 5, 2015

CBP and USDA: import restrictions on bird and poultry product due to bird flu in British Columbia

Due to a confirmed outbreak of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI), commonly known as “bird flu”, the United… Read more 

Jan 5, 2015

Free-trade agreement between Canada and South Korea goes into effect

On January 1, 2015, Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA) went into effect – Canada’s first free-trade agreement in the Asian-Pacific… Read more 

Jan 5, 2015

Chassis maintenance and repair a main culprit of ILWU-PMA impasse

Contract negotiations resumed Monday between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association after the… Read more 

Jan 2, 2015

PMA to begin calling out fewer night workers at LA-Long Beach

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union and Pacific Maritime Association entered the weekend engaged at a standoff at… Read more 

Jan 2, 2015

2015 U.S. Harmonized Tariff Schedule posted

The International Trade Commission (ITC) has posted the 2015 Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) to their website. This includes… Read more 

Dec 30, 2014

DHS Single Window implementation priorities for 2015

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Counselor to the Deputy Secretary Christa Brzozowski has posted an article noting DHS’… Read more