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Jan 19, 2015

CBP: ACE 2014 User Satisfaction Survey is now available

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is inviting you to take the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Trade User… Read more 

Jan 19, 2015

Strike could hit Port Metro Vancouver February 1

Union and non-union drayage drivers serving Port Metro Vancouver will likely strike at Canada’s largest container port as… Read more 

Jan 19, 2015

Monday vessel shifts suspended at U.S. West Coast ports

U.S. West Coast marine terminals will suspend vessel operations on all shifts Monday so they can concentrate their… Read more 

Jan 19, 2015

CFIA amends Maple Products Regulations

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has amended the Maple Products Regulations in order to facilitate the trade… Read more 

Jan 16, 2015

No need to feel surprised by lower-than-expected usage of STA license exception

George Reed Jr., Director, Trade Compliance We are now several years into the era of “Export Control Reform” under… Read more 

Jan 16, 2015

CBSA releases Canadian Automated Export Declaration (CAED) for 2015

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has issued Customs Notice 14-028, announcing the release of the Canadian Automated… Read more 

Jan 15, 2015

USDA proposes expansion of organic assessment exemption

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is proposing to expand exemptions for certified organic products from assessment fees… Read more 

Jan 14, 2015

EU eases legislation on biotech crops, removing trade obstacles

With the U.S. and European Union (EU) currently in the midst of free trade talks, a recent move… Read more 

Jan 14, 2015

CBSA final determinations respecting certain concrete reinforcing bar

Anti-dumping and countervailing duties are now payable on certain concrete reinforcing bar released from customs on or after… Read more 

Jan 14, 2015

Two decades after NAFTA, Mexican carriers to be allowed in U.S.

Just over 20 years ago, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) included a stipulation allowing Mexican truckers to… Read more