Trade News

Posted: Oct 9, 2018

It’s a role characterized by high stress, long hours, and sudden adaptation to changes This article was originally published in Global Trade Magazine on Oct. 8, 2018. By Bernie Hart, Vice-President, Sales, Global Trade Management, Livingston International In every organization—business,... Read more >

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Posted: Oct 1, 2018

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced that on September 30, 2018, Canada, the United States, and Mexico have reached a modernized trade agreement to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).  It will be called the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).... Read more >

Posted: Sep 28, 2018

On September 24, 2018, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) determined that the dumping of certain Corrosion Resistant Steel Sheet originating or exported from China, India and Korea has caused injury or retardation or is threatening to cause injury to... Read more >

Posted: Sep 28, 2018

The White House announced that on September 24, 2018, a revised U.S. Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS) was signed by President Trump and South Korean President Moon. Amendments and modifications were made to improve the existing agreement to reduce our... Read more >

Posted: Sep 28, 2018

July 30, 2018 Presidential Proclamation 9771, made certain Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) changes to Chapter 44, including those for softwood lumber, effective October 1, 2018, see HTS Comparison. Chapter 44 changes, found in Annex III to the Proclamation, bring conformity... Read more >

Posted: Sep 28, 2018

The Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Sugar Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) for imports of raw cane sugar, refined sugar, and specialty sugar were announced on June 29, 2018, by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Country specific TRQ allocations for raw... Read more >

Posted: Sep 27, 2018

This article was originally published in the Journal of Commerce on Sept. 26, 2018 By Mike Wilder, Vice President, Managed Services, Livingston International Most observers of the current NAFTA negotiations will recall that one of the U.S. President Donald Trump’s... Read more >

Posted: Sep 26, 2018

This article was originally published in Global Trade Magazine on Sept. 26, 2018. By Candace Sider, Vice President, Government & Regulatory Affairs, North America, Livingston International There are currently a great number of business owners, corporate executives and front-line workers... Read more >

Posted: Sep 26, 2018

Health Canada and Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) advises on the publication of a notice of modification that prohibits the use of Partially Hydrogenated Oils (PHOs) in foods. The ban is effective as of September 17, 2018.  Manufacturers are required... Read more >

Posted: Sep 25, 2018

On September 21, 2018, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced that it has launched an investigation under the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA) respecting the alleged injurious dumping of certain nitisinone capsules from Sweden. The investigation follows a complaint... Read more >

Posted: Sep 24, 2018

Global Affairs Canada issued a notice to industry advising that as of September 10, 2018, the CETA Industrial Cheese TRQ for 2018 is open to requests for allocations from resident of Canada further processors that are not allocation holders for... Read more >