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: Sep 24, 2018

Global Affairs Canada is advising the products of natural milk constituents (item 125 on the Import Control List) there is a total of 1,403,845 kg of TRQ available as of September 12, 2018, including for allocations to import other products... Read more >

Posted: Sep 21, 2018

This article was originally published in the Journal of Commerce on Sept. 21, 2018. By Candace Sider, Vice President of Government & Regulatory Affairs, North America, Livingston International “It always comes back to cheese, doesn’t it?” So commented former Canadian... Read more >

Posted: Sep 21, 2018

The Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) of 2018 was signed into law on September 13, 2018.  It temporarily reduces or suspends duty rates for imports of certain products approved by the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC). Approved products are eligible for... Read more >

Posted: Sep 20, 2018

For international traders and especially those involved with U.S. import transactions, 2018 has featured uncertainty, complexity, and significant duty exposure.  Almost every month, there has been a new, changed, or announced trade remedy action (see chart below). An area of... Read more >

Posted: Sep 20, 2018

Advantages to businesses on both sides of the border go beyond trade agreement’s cost savings  This article was originally published in Global Trade Magazine on Sept. 20, 2018 By Cora Di Pietro, Vice President, Consulting, Livingston International Given recent headlines around... Read more >

Posted: Sep 19, 2018

On September 18, 2018, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) determined that the alleged injurious dumping of carbon steel welded pipe, commonly identified as standard pipecold-rolled steel originating or exported from Pakistan, the Philippines, Turkey and Vietnam has caused injury... Read more >

Posted: Sep 12, 2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced they will begin notifying importers and customs brokers of errors found in Lacey Act declarations, as of October 1, 2018. Notification will be via email. Under the... Read more >

Posted: Sep 11, 2018

On September 10, 2018, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) advised that it had initiated an expiry review of the dumping and subsidizing of certain thermoelectric containers originating in or exported from China. The subject goods are defined as thermoelectric... Read more >

Posted: Sep 5, 2018

Global Affairs Canada is seeking the views of interested Canadian stakeholders on the scope of potential negotiations toward a possible free trade agreement (FTA) with ASEAN. The Government of Canada is committed to strengthening Canada’s economic ties with its Asia-Pacific... Read more >

Posted: Sep 5, 2018

The Minister of Environment and Climate Change announced that the Government of Canada has published a discussion paper to begin consultations on the mid-term evaluation of Canada’s light-duty vehicle greenhouse gas emission regulations for the 2022–2025 model years. The consultations... Read more >