CBSA has proposed new regulations for Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in sealant products and will open comments to the public in the summer of 2023. Find out all the details you need to know here.
CBP has launched a new online dashboard with insights on the enforcement actions taken under UFLPA, providing data on the number and value of shipments stopped/subject to review as well as industries and countries of origin that are most affected. Find out all the details you need to know here.
The Canadian government has announced that, effective March 10, 2023, the import of Russian aluminum and steel products are prohibited. Find out all the details here.
The Government of Canada has announced new regulations prohibiting the importing and manufacturing of lead wheel weights containing more than 0.1% of lead in weight. Find out all the details here.
CBP is undertaking multiple efforts to provide more information for companies seeking to comply with the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act and Section 307 of the Tariff Act of 1930. Access multiple resources, and registration to their upcoming Expo and Summit events here.
CBP has expanded the list of “priority sectors” for enforcement of forced labor violations under UFLPA. Detentions for commodities such as palm oil have occurred, but now there is a focus on aluminum, cotton, tomatoes, polysilicon, and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) products. Detail here.
A Proclamation on Adjusting Imports of Aluminum Into the United States was issued recently, which increases tariffs, under Section 232, on imports from Russia and other countries of aluminum and derivative aluminum articles. Find out when these new duties come into effect, which products are affected, and the justification for this increase 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.
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.
Canada Better Wake Up: 2,398 for the U.S., 1 for Canada – the Lopsided Record on Targeting Forced Labour
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.