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: Aug 27, 2015

President of South Africa Jacob Zuma said earlier this month that trade between his country, Russia, Brazil, India and China (BRICS) had increased 70 percent since 2009, Russian news agency TASS reported, affirming the economic strength of the trade bloc... Read more >

Posted: Aug 26, 2015

Under the terms of the 2006 Softwood Lumber Agreement (SLA), the trigger for a reduction in the export tax rate for Canadian softwood products going to the United States will remain the same for the upcoming month. Beginning on the... Read more >

Posted: Aug 26, 2015

East Coast ports have been getting fat off of the business that West Coast complexes lost following nine months of worsening congestion along the Pacific, but it seems that boom period may be slowly coming to an end, or at... Read more >

Posted: Aug 25, 2015

U.S. Customs and Border Protection intends to automate trade at the borders, but a letter composed earlier this summer - by an organization representing many of the entities such a move would affect - insists that the government agency is rushing... Read more >

Posted: Aug 24, 2015

Health Canada is seeking input and comments on the launch of the Regulatory Transparency and Openness Framework (RTOF). This program will enable Health Canada to continue to provide information available on health and safety.  Recently announced by the Health Minister,... Read more >

Posted: Aug 24, 2015

  The Government of Canada issued a notice under section 71 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999) in the Canada Gazette, Part 1, July 25, 2015, to gather information to support risk assessment and risk management activities.... Read more >

Posted: Aug 20, 2015

The controversial Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations process has been, for the most part, kept under wraps, but that may soon change, as WikiLeaks has offered a crowdfunded reward to anyone willing to leak the secretive trade agreement.

Posted: Aug 20, 2015

Un grand secret règne autour des controversées négociations du Partenariat transatlantique de commerce et d’investissement (TTIP), mais cela pourrait bientôt changer. En effet, grâce au financement participatif, WikiLeaks offre une récompense pour toute fuite concernant cet accord. L’opposition à l’énigmatique... Read more >

Posted: Aug 20, 2015

The controversial Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations process has been, for the most part, kept under wraps, but that may soon change, as WikiLeaks has offered a crowdfunded reward to anyone willing to leak the secretive trade agreement.

Posted: Aug 14, 2015

The Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex has been plagued by congestion for over a year now, but recent news - received with lukewarm attention - indicates that truck turn times there are gradually ticking  down.