Trade News

Posted: Mar 24, 2020

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) March 24, 2020 – Due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency, there has been an increase in the importation of protective masks, hand sanitizer, and medical gowns to avoid exposure. Livingston has... Read more >

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Posted: Feb 14, 2020

February 14, 2020 – The new Canadian Export Reporting System (CERS) will be implemented to replace the current Canadian Automated Export Declaration (CAED) program is to be decommissioned on June 30, 2020. CBSA Memorandum D20-1-1 Exporter Reporting outlines and explains... Read more >

Posted: Feb 12, 2020

February 12, 2020 – The Canadian National Railway Co. (CN Rail) has released an update on the status of blockades that have been set up in British Columbia and Ontario in solidarity with opponents of the Coastal GasLink pipeline project... Read more >

Posted: Feb 12, 2020

February 12, 2020 – Every year, a number of Canadian provinces implement a “Spring Thaw” policy, which specifies reduced trailer load restrictions in order to protect roads from significant damage at a time of year when roads are most vulnerable... Read more >

Posted: Feb 11, 2020

February 11, 2020 – The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued notice of 4 new product specific exclusions for Section 301 additional duties for Chinese origin products found on List 1. Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) number 9908.88.15 will be used for... Read more >

Posted: Feb 11, 2020

February 11, 2020 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is reminding fish importers to declare their shipments properly. Importers have the legal responsibility to provide complete and accurate import information prior to or at the time of import and... Read more >

Posted: Feb 11, 2020

February 11, 2020 – Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) issued a reminder notice to importers and manufacturers on the renewal for holders of Canadian veterinary biologics establishment licences, product licences, and import permits. Annual import permits expire April 30, 2020.... Read more >

Posted: Feb 10, 2020

February 10, 2020 – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will no longer issue new membership or renewals in their Trusted Travel Programs to state of New York residents. This is due to N.Y.’s recently passed Green Light Law, which... Read more >

Posted: Feb 6, 2020

February 6, 2020 – The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) granted an eighth round of exclusions from Section 301 additional duties for Chinese origin products found on List 3. Two ten-digit Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) were excluded: • 8425.31.0100 • 8708.93.7500... Read more >

Posted: Feb 4, 2020

February 4, 2020 – The Department of Commerce (DOC) announced in a notice that inspection requirements will begin April 6, 2020 on imports of fresh tomatoes from Mexico. On September 19, 2019, Commerce (DOC) and signatory producers/exporters signed the 2019... Read more >

Posted: Feb 3, 2020

February 3, 2020 – Global Affairs Canada issued the following statement on January 31, 2020: “The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (U.K.) and European Union (EU) are both important partners for Canada and Canadian businesses. Canada welcomes... Read more >