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Feb 12, 2015

U.S. apple exports to China to increase, reach $100 million annually

Though it doesn't have a formal free-trade relationship, the United States and China are major trading partners on… Read more 

Feb 11, 2015

APHIS: Lacey Act requirements for 20 more products begin in August

On February 6, 2015, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) published… Read more 

Feb 11, 2015

Invitation to participate in CFIA’s Food Labelling Modernization Phase II

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) will be hosting face to face sessions across Canada in the coming… Read more 

Feb 11, 2015

3,300 engineers, train workers set to strike

Canadian railways could soon be in for a major service disruption, as the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference has… Read more 

Feb 11, 2015

U.S. citrus exports threatened by HLB disease

One of the United States' largest and most profitable exports is citrus. But there's a disease that's threatening… Read more 

Feb 10, 2015

Cargo backlog at U.S. West coast ports piling up

Clearing the cargo backlog at U.S. west coast ports would take two months, once a new contract with… Read more 

Feb 9, 2015

Truckers in Southern California declare force majeure

Dozens of harbor truckers in Southern California notified the Uniform Intermodal Interchange Agreement, as well as a number… Read more 

Feb 9, 2015

FWS seeks importers and exporters of regulated products for participation in test pilot

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has been mandated to interface with U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s… Read more 

Feb 5, 2015

CITT initiates expiry review on greenhouse bell peppers

On Feb. 4th, 2015, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) advised that they are conducting expiry proceedings concerning… Read more 

Feb 5, 2015

Kitchener, Ontario highway sufferance warehouse closing down

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has advised that as of February 9, 2015, TST Overland Express located… Read more