Trade News

Posted: Nov 14, 2018

This article was originally published in the Journal of Commerce on Nov. 13, 2018. By Bernie Hart, Vice President, Global Trade Management, Livingston International As the trade dispute between the U.S. and China continues, businesses in America are beginning to... Read more >

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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 >

Posted: Oct 9, 2018

Health Canada is responsible for the regulation of pesticides in Canada under the Pest Control Products Act. Each pesticide proposed for use in Canada is evaluated to determine if it meets Health Canada’s standards for the protection of health and... Read more >

Posted: Oct 9, 2018

Global Affairs Canada has issued three notices to importers on the cheese tariff rate quota (TRQ). Imports of cheese into Canada are subject to import controls under Canada’s Exports and Imports Permits Act (EIPA). Accordingly, an import permit issued by... Read more >

Posted: Oct 4, 2018

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in Alexandria Bay, NY announced their updated hours of Agriculture Inspection as of September 17, 2018 The new Agriculture inspection hours are as follows: Sunday:   7 am to 3 pm Monday:  7 am to... Read more >

Posted: Oct 2, 2018

This article was originally published in the Journal of Commerce on Oct. 2, 2018. By David Rish, President, Global Trade Management, Livingston International When U.S. President Donald Trump announced on September 17, 2018 that the U.S. would be imposing tariffs... Read more >

Posted: Oct 1, 2018

As of January 15, 2019, food businesses may need a licence to import, export or send food across provincial and territorial borders. They may also need a preventive control plan and traceability records. The Safe Food for Canadians Act (SFCA)... Read more >

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 >