U.S. and EU Agree to Suspend Retaliatory Tariffs in Airbus-Boeing Dispute for 5 Years

2021-06-17T15:19:59+00:00June 16th, 2021|International Trade Issues, Other Government Agencies/Depts.|

Following a summit in Brussels, the United States and EU countries have agreed to put $12 billion worth of retailiatory tariffs on hold for another 5 years as part of a new “cooperative framework” to resolve the long-running WTO dispute over state subsidies for aircraft manufacturers Airbus and Boeing.

Weekly Trade Briefing: June 7-11, 2021

2021-06-16T15:27:44+00:00June 15th, 2021|Canada Customs, International Trade Issues, Other Government Agencies/Depts., Trade Compliance, U.S. Customs|

Find out what the latest trade developments are from CBSA workers holding strike votes over pay and 'toxic workplace culture' - to a ruling where #importers must file protests with CBP in order to preserve their ability to obtain duty refunds in connection with exclusions from Section301 tariffs, we've detailed these and much more for you here.

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.

Ford Could Face $1.3 Billion in Penalties Over Alleged Duty Evasion Scheme

2021-06-10T13:44:50+00:00June 9th, 2021|Other Government Agencies/Depts., Trade Compliance, U.S. Customs|

What does this 'duty evasion scheme' look like - that the Ford Motor Company has allegedly used? U.S. Customs has issued a pre-penalty notice to the company demanding $181 million in duties with an additional $1.3 billion in import penalties on the horizon. We detail everything you need to know about this major story here.

Canada Vows to Fight ‘Unjustified’ Softwood Lumber Duty Hikes

2021-05-26T15:44:36+00:00May 25th, 2021|International Trade Issues, Other Government Agencies/Depts.|

Importer of Canadian softwood lumber? A big hit is potentially on its way with a proposed increase to countervailing and antidumping rates currently levied against four of Canada’s top producers, in addition to more than doubling the combined “All Others” rate to a whopping 18.32%. Find out all the details and impacts of this potential action.