Trade News

Posted: Jan 20, 2020

January 20, 2020 – The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced that Section 301 Duties for List 4a products will be reduced from 15 percent to 7.5 percent for goods entered or withdrawn from warehouse as of February 14, 2020. Additional... Read more >

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Posted: Jan 14, 2020

January 14, 2020 -The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) issued its annual list of explosives determined to be within the coverage of pertinent United States Code (USC). The list is effective January 2, 2020. Explosive materials include,... Read more >

Posted: Jan 14, 2020

January 14, 2020 – The Government of Canada recently published the vaping products labelling and packaging Regulations in the Canada Gazette Part II, volume 153. The Vaping Products Labelling and Packaging Regulations prohibit vaping products with nicotine concentrations of 66 mg/mL... Read more >

Posted: Jan 14, 2020

January 14, 2020 – The Japan Free Trade Agreement (FTA) provides for reduced-free treatment to certain agricultural and industrial goods, improving market access between the U.S. and Japan. Although the FTA took effect on January 1, 2020, Customs and Border... Read more >

Posted: Jan 13, 2020

January 13, 2020 – The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) determined on January 7, 2020 that the dumping and subsidizing of certain corrosion resistant steel sheet originating in or exported from Turkey, United Arab Emirates and Vietnam has caused or... Read more >

Posted: Jan 10, 2020

January 10, 2020 – Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) issued an advisory to industry on the reporting requirements for products containing mercury due by 31 March 2020. Manufacturers and importers of mercury-containing products allowed by the regulations are required... Read more >

Posted: Jan 10, 2020

January 10, 2020 – The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) initiated an expiry review on January 6, 2020, of its order made on January 30, 2015, concerning the dumping of certain hot-rolled carbon steel plate originating in or exported from... Read more >

Posted: Jan 10, 2020

January 10, 2020 – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced the 2020 Trade Symposium will be held in Anaheim, California, on March 10-11, 2019, at the Hilton Anaheim. This year’s general sessions include discussions on International Trade Organizations, Interagency... Read more >

Posted: Jan 8, 2020

January 8, 2020 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued a notice to industry on the Safe Food licence requirements effective January 15, 2020 for certain food commodities. You may experience shipment delays or denied entry if a... Read more >

Posted: Jan 8, 2020
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January 8, 2020 – An industry notice on Softwood Lumber was recently issued by Global Affairs Canada and provides following details and information. Global Affairs Canada has finalized template letters and instructions for interested companies. These may be used for... Read more >

Posted: Jan 7, 2020

January 7, 2020 – The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) gave notice on January 3, 2020, of the expiry of its finding made on April 2, 2015, concerning the dumping of Oil Country Tubular Goods originating in or exported from... Read more >