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: 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 >

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 >