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Posted: Mar 22, 2019
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This article was originally published in Global Trade Magazine on March 21, 2019, By Mike Wilder, Vice President, Managed Services and David Merritt, Director, Global Trade Consulting The past weeks have seen a flurry of parliamentary activity in London, none... Read more >

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Posted: Mar 7, 2019

CBSA has published Customs Notice CN19-05 to advise of the increase to penalty amounts to 22 AMPS contraventions related to commercial trade. The penalty amount will be increased effective of April 1, 2019. The penalty levels are in line with... Read more >

Posted: Mar 7, 2019

Under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA), the federal government controls international and interprovincial movements of hazardous waste and hazardous recyclable material, as well as releases of substances listed as toxic under Schedule 1. Provincial and territorial governments regulate waste... Read more >

Posted: Mar 7, 2019

With the recent implementation of the Canada Border Services Agency’s Single Window Initiative (SWI) to the commodities regulated by the Transportation Division of Environment and Climate Change Canada, has issued this notice to the importing industry. The purpose of this... Read more >

Posted: Mar 7, 2019

The lithium battery guidance document is based on the provisions set out in the 2019-2020 Edition of the ICAO Technical Instruction for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air (Technical Instructions) and the 60th Edition of the IATA Dangerous... Read more >

Posted: Mar 6, 2019

With the United States-Canada-Mexico Agreement (USMCA) to come before Congress in the coming months, Livingston International has lent its support to the USMCA Coalition, a group of like-minded businesses and industry associations that support the ratification of the trade deal... Read more >

Posted: Mar 5, 2019

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced that the U.S. intends to terminate India and Turkey as designated beneficiary developing countries under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program, as they no longer comply with statutory eligibility criteria. India is being... Read more >

Posted: Mar 5, 2019

Health Canada updated policy guidelines for the Children’s Sleepwear regulations made under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA) is available. Health Canada’s Consumer Product Safety Program administers and enforces the CCPSA and its regulations.  The guidelines reflect the current... Read more >

Posted: Mar 1, 2019

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced that the additional Section 301 List 3 duties on subject products, which were due to increase from 10 percent to 25 percent on March 2, 2019, has been postponed indefinitely.  Duties will remain... Read more >

Posted: Mar 1, 2019

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) recently issued CN 18-25 to advise importers and exporters of the changes to the Ozone-depleting Substances and Halocarbon Alternatives Regulations import and export requirements. The amendment introduces new provisions relating to: a) The phase-down of... Read more >

Posted: Mar 1, 2019

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has now extended the date for Shrimp and Abalone electronic reporting requirements under the Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP) from December 31, 2018 through April 1, 2019. Importers are still required to have... Read more >