Under the Canada Tariff Elimination Schedule CPTPP, the out-of-access tariff was fully eliminated on beef and veal imports into Canada that originate from CPTPP member countries. Find out all the details you need to know here.
Importer of goods from China into the U.S.? A major announcement from U.S. Customs details the new requirements for importers to provide the postal code of their Chinese suppliers to them. We are requesting importers to submit the postal codes of their Chinese suppliers to us in advance of this requirement coming into force. Find out all the details here.
Importer of organic products into the U.S.? A new rule, which will come into effect on March 20, 2023 requires all organic products to have NOP Import Certificates. This rule aims to improve organic integrity across the organic supply chain and benefit stakeholders throughout the organic industry. Find out all details that you need to know here.
Exporter of Canadian softwood lumber into the US? The U.S. appears to be pressing ahead with anti-dumping and countervailing duties on these types of imports, while Canada will continue to fight these duties. Find out all these details here.
APHIS has created a pest risk assessment report that details the potential risks posed by importing fresh oranges and tangerines from Egypt into the United States. Find out if your imports are affected here.
Classification of high-end runway haute couture items will soon be changing to be duty-free. Items to be included fall into the category of apparel, accessories, jewelry, and footwear used in semiannual fashion shows. Find out all the details and if your products are affected.
The USDA’s FSIS has published a new regulatory amendment that will significantly broaden the scope of its generically approved labeling system for meat, poultry, and egg products. Find out all the details you need to know here.
The CFIA has restricted the import of live, fresh, raw, or unprocessed poultry products or by-products from 27 U.S. states that are currently experiencing a Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) or Newcastle Disease outbreak. Find out if your imports are affected here.
Importer of foreign foods into the US? FDA has issued final guidance on Foreign Supplier Verification Programs for Importers of Food for Humans and Animals. Find out all the details you need to know here.
Importer of seafood into the USA? Find out all the details on the latest proposed ruling to expand the types of seafood subject to the U.S. Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP), and how you can have your say.
Will the new 2023 CBSA Trade Verification Priorities affect your business? What should you do if you've imported targeted goods? Find out the answers to these, and all the details you need to know here.
The U.S. is requesting, yet again, dispute settlement consultations with Canada under USMCA to address dairy restrictions by Canada that are contrary to its USMCA commitments. Find out what this new request expands on in its challenge of Canada’s dairy TRQ allocation measures and why the U.S. remains very concerned.
Are your goods to be included? Find out all the details on the latest exclusion extension on products, in addition to how to submit your comments on tariff headings containing these exclusions, and/or what products might require to be included.
The score is in - and Canada is falling short of its American counterparts in regard to trade enforcement under USMCA/CUSMA. Find out all the details on the numbers, what it could mean for trade relations and much more here.