Have Your Say About ‘Notorious Markets’

2021-09-02T15:22:25+00:00September 1st, 2021|Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Other Government Agencies/Depts., U.S. Customs|

USTR is seeking comments that identify online and physical markets to be considered for inclusion in the 2021 Review of Notorious Markets for Counterfeiting and Piracy, with a special focus on the adverse impact of counterfeiting on workers involved with the manufacture of counterfeit goods.

Commons Committee Urges Government to Push for More Exemptions from ‘Buy American’ Initiatives

2021-07-02T14:26:42+00:00June 30th, 2021|International Trade Issues, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Other Government Agencies/Depts.|

As the Biden administration looks to tighten up existing “Buy America” government procurement policies, a special committee of MPs says the Trudeau government should attempt to secure a wider range of exemptions for Canadian firms that would recognize the integrated nature of cross-border supply chains between the two countries.

Supply Chain Report Calls for New ‘Trade Strike Team’ and Tougher Enforcement Measures

2021-06-14T15:24:43+00:00June 11th, 2021|International Trade Issues, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Other Government Agencies/Depts., Trade Compliance|

What are some actions you can take to strengthen your supply chain? Find out here, along with all the details on the Biden Administration's immediate action to address vulnerabilities and strengthen resilience of U.S. supply chains.

Feds Table Bill C29 to End Strike Action at Port of Montreal

2021-04-28T14:40:37+00:00April 28th, 2021|International Trade Issues, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Other Government Agencies/Depts.|

Taking the government’s “least desired course of action,” federal Labour Minister Filomena Tassi tabled legislation today that would force the Port of Montreal’s 1,150 dockworkers to end their strike, which began Monday morning.

Lawmakers Push for Reinstatement of Section 301 Tariff Exclusion Process

2021-04-26T13:51:25+00:00April 24th, 2021|International Trade Issues, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Other Government Agencies/Depts.|

A bipartisan group of 40 senators earlier this week called on U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai to renew all expired Section 301 tariff exclusions and to reinstate a process for granting additional exclusions in future.