Trade News

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 >

Most Recent News

Posted: Aug 7, 2019

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), approved their first list of Chinese origin products excluded from Section 301 duties for List 3, granting 15 separate exclusion requests. Imported product must meet the requirements of one of the below 10 specified product... Read more >

Posted: Aug 7, 2019

The International Trade Commission (ITC) announced they have scheduled the final phase of the antidumping duty (AD) investigation for fresh tomatoes from Mexico. The final phase is being scheduled because the Department of Commerce (DOC) preliminarily found evidence of injury... Read more >

Posted: Aug 2, 2019

President Trump announced via social media on August 1, 2019 that Section 301 duties of 10 percent will go into effect for List 4 products on September 1, 2019.  This covers the remaining tariffs that are not currently covered by Lists... Read more >

Posted: Aug 1, 2019

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), approved their first list of Chinese origin products excluded from Section 301 duties for List 2, granting 292 separate exclusion requests. Imported product must meet the requirements of one of the 69 specified product descriptions... Read more >

Posted: Aug 1, 2019

On January 15, 2019, the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) came into force along with the Safe Food for Canadians Act. While some requirements were to be met immediately upon coming into force by some businesses in the fresh... Read more >

Posted: Aug 1, 2019

The Government of Canada is committed to diversifying trade and investment with key markets around the world and to strengthening Canada’s ties with its Asia-Pacific partners. Global Affairs Canada is seeking input and views from Canadians on the possible accession... Read more >

Posted: Aug 1, 2019

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has announced the release of Incoterms® 2020 in early September 2019. The ICC has stated: Incoterms® 2020 reflects the ever-changing nature of today’s international trade system. Over the course of the drafting process of... Read more >

Posted: Jul 30, 2019

The Department of Finance Canada has announced further measures to protect Canadian steel workers and industry. These measures affect goods that are subject to safeguard surtax (not the surtax that was put into place after the US imposed surtax on imports... Read more >

Posted: Jul 24, 2019

The Government of Canada is looking for feedback and comments on its initiatives to modernize the Canadian Regulatory system and improve its performance for both Canadians and businesses. The Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat (TBS) is inviting input from all... Read more >

Posted: Jul 18, 2019

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency’s enforcement date for the new in-bond process is going into effect on Monday, July 29, 2019. Download FAQ Last summer, CBP implemented several amendments to the in-bond process, effective August 6th, 2018.... Read more >