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 >

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Posted: Jun 27, 2019

Health Canada is proposing that a single set of regulations be made under the authorities of the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act (TVPA) and the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA). The proposed Regulations would set out the requirements in... Read more >

Posted: Jun 27, 2019

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) announced that it will hold the 32nd Annual Conference on Export Controls in Washington, D.C. at the Marriott Marquis Hotel, July 9-11, 2019. The theme of the conference is “Emerging Technologies, Strategic Trade,... Read more >

Posted: Jun 25, 2019

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) issued a notice to industry on the Regulation of nitrification and urease inhibitors under the Fertilizers Act.   Nitrification and urease inhibitors imported into or sold in Canada are now subject to registration as supplements... Read more >

Posted: Jun 24, 2019

Natural Resources Canada (NRCAN) Amendment 15 to Canada’s Energy Efficiency Regulations has been published in the Canada Gazette, Part II.  The changes announced in Amendment 15 will come into force on December 12, 2019. This amendment to the Energy Efficiency... Read more >

Posted: Jun 14, 2019

On June 7, 2019, a deal was reached between the U.S. and Mexico to avert the implementation of tariffs on imports from Mexico, that were due to go into effect on June 10, 2019. In response to an influx of... Read more >

Posted: Jun 14, 2019

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) announced they are investigating possible modifications under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP), as part of their 2018 Review of GSP.  This includes eight Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) numbers, from select GSP countries. Two... Read more >

Posted: Jun 13, 2019

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced the 2019 Trade Symposium will be held in Chicago, IL, on July 23-24, 2019, at the Marriott Marquis. Registration is now open. The registration fee is $184.00 US, and registration must be done... Read more >

Posted: Jun 11, 2019

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) announced the introduction of a web portal to be used for submitting Section 232 exclusion requests. Section 232 duties and quotas are assessed on imports of aluminum and steel, and are currently filed using... Read more >

Posted: Jun 7, 2019

Government of Canada proposed amendments to the Explosives Regulations have been published in Canada Gazette, Part I, Volume 153, Number 20, for a 30-day consultation period. The proposed amendments will strengthen Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) explosives security regime by updating... Read more >

Posted: Jun 7, 2019

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) posted notice of previous and future changes to units of measure (UOM), used to report quantity, under the U.S. Harmonized Tariff Schedule (USHTS). Under the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act (TFTEA), all UOM... Read more >