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Posted: Sep 4, 2019

September 4, 2019 – Global Affairs Canada (GAC) recently issued a Notice to importers, advising of a new aluminum import monitoring program. Under this program, certain aluminum products have been added to the Import Control List (ICL) as item 83, and General... Read more >

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Posted: Sep 10, 2019

September 10, 2019 – On September 1, 2019 the modernized Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement (CIFTA) officially entered into Force. The original agreement came into force on January 1, 1997. The amended agreement includes additional countries beyond that of the United... Read more >

Posted: Sep 4, 2019

September 4, 2019 – Global Affairs Canada (GAC) recently issued a Notice to importers, advising of a new aluminum import monitoring program. Under this program, certain aluminum products have been added to the Import Control List (ICL) as item 83, and General... Read more >

Posted: Aug 30, 2019

On August 23, 2019, the Department of Finance, in its continuing efforts to strengthen Canada’s ability to protect steel and aluminum industries, issued the following news release concerning the Safeguard Provisions for Heavy Plate and Stainless Steel Wire: Exclusions from... Read more >

Posted: Aug 29, 2019

Global Affairs Canada (GAC) has announced a new monitoring regime for aluminum products. On August 23, 2019 “certain aluminum products” was added to the import control list (ICL) as item# 83. GIP no.83 has been issued for these products and... Read more >

Posted: Aug 28, 2019

The Department of Commerce (DOC) posted notice of a draft agreement with Mexican tomato growers to suspend the ongoing antidumping (AD) investigation of fresh tomatoes from Mexico. The draft suspension agreement: Eliminates the injurious effects of Mexican tomatoes, as well... Read more >

Posted: Aug 28, 2019

On August 23rd, China announced it would be issuing retaliatory tariffs on $75 billion in U.S. exports. Due to the escalating trade war between the U.S. and China, the United States also announced an increase in tariffs.  If China and the U.S.... Read more >

Posted: Aug 23, 2019

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) recently announced a tariff amendment to the Customs Tariff 2019, retroactive to August 8, 2019. This affects the preferential treatment Canada Costa-Rica Agreement -CRT and Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Transpacific Partnership -CPTPT for certain... Read more >

Posted: Aug 21, 2019

The CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM) project is a multi-year initiative that will transform the collection of tax and duty for goods imported into Canada. Through CARM, the CBSA will modernize and streamline the process of importing commercial goods... Read more >

Posted: Aug 19, 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants to alert importers who currently use FDA’s Prior Notice System Interface (PNSI), that any draft Prior Notices opened over 120 day or longer will be set to CANCELLED status as of August... Read more >

Posted: Aug 19, 2019

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) made recommendations for importers to file a request to extend liquidation for entries containing Chinese origin product with Section 301 duties paid, where an exclusion request was filed with the U. S. Trade Representative... Read more >