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 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.

Posted: Aug 12, 2015

The Government of Canada is seeking feedback on proposed changes to food labeling pertaining to nutrition facts table, serving size, list of ingredients and sugar details. The proposed labelling changes aim to make it easier for Canadians to read labels... Read more >

Posted: Aug 12, 2015

Effective August 11, 2015, a phytosanitary certificate is required for the exports of plant and plant products to the European Union (EU) from areas where the Asian longhorned beetle (ALHB) is known to be present. The directive applies to the... Read more >

Posted: Aug 12, 2015

A number of officials have espoused their confidence that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal will be completed this year, despite the fact that the latest round of talks ended with negotiators leaving  marathon talks in Hawaii without a completed... Read more >

Posted: Aug 12, 2015

A number of officials have espoused their confidence that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal will be completed this year, despite the fact that the latest round of talks ended with negotiators leaving  marathon talks in Hawaii without a completed... Read more >

Posted: Aug 11, 2015

Canada recently announced the conclusion of the Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA).The free trade agreement announcement represents an important milestone in the Canada–Ukraine bilateral relationship. Here are some key highlights of the CUFTA: Upon entry into force of the Agreement,... Read more >

Posted: Aug 7, 2015

Trade is getting bigger and ships are getting bigger, but many U.S. ports remain the same size or, at least, not large enough. And elsewhere in the world, other waterways and facilities are dealing with their own issues related to the... Read more >

Posted: Aug 7, 2015

For some time following a particularly harsh winter a year and a half ago, rail service representatives have asserted that the industry would regain business lost to motor carriers. However, this hasn't happened yet, leaving room for truckers to continue... Read more >

Posted: Aug 7, 2015

Trade is getting bigger and ships are getting bigger, but many U.S. ports remain the same size or, at least, not large enough. And elsewhere in the world, other waterways and facilities are dealing with their own issues related to the... Read more >

Posted: Aug 6, 2015

The Firearms Marking Regulations, which were set to come into force on December 1, 2015, have been delayed. An amendment announced in the Canada Gazette SOR/2015-195 defers the coming into force date of the Firearms Marking Regulations for 18 months... Read more >