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 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 >

Posted: Jun 7, 2019

On Thursday May 30, 2019, United States President Donald Trump announced through an official White House correspondence that the U.S. would be imposing tariffs on all imports of Mexico-origin goods into the commerce of the United States. The tariffs, which... Read more >

Posted: Jun 6, 2019

Health Canada recently published the new Corded Window Coverings Regulations to restrict the length of cords and the size of loops allowed on window coverings sold in Canada, The Corded Window Coverings Regulations made under the Canada Consumer Product Safety... Read more >

Posted: Jun 6, 2019

The Minister of International Trade recently welcomed the royal assent of Bill C-85: An Act to amend the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act and to make related amendments to other Acts. Once in force, the modernized Canada-Israel Free Trade... Read more >

Posted: Jun 4, 2019

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), who periodically announces decisions of additional approved product exclusion requests, have approved a 5th Tranche of Exclusions from Section 301 duties for List 1 products, covering 464 separate exclusion requests. The new 5th Tranche of... Read more >