Entry Into Force of Narrow Elastics and Pocket Lining Rules for Apparel Goods

2022-02-22T16:27:27+00:00February 20th, 2022|Canada Customs, Trade Compliance, U.S. Customs|

Apparel and textiles importer/exporter, manufacturer? The new Rule of Origin changes on sewing thread requirements for apparel goods is designed to encourage the use of North American sewing thread, narrow elastics and pocketing fabric. Find out all the details on these changes, and applications for import permits and export certificates.

Certificates of Origin and Free Trade Agreements

2022-01-19T19:10:56+00:00August 16th, 2021|Trade Talk Blog|

If you're importing goods to Canada or the USA, a Certificate of Origin (CO) is one of the documents you will need to provide. This document assists Customs in the assessment of the Rules of Origin and verification of the duties and taxes required on your imported goods. Here's everything you need to know about this documentation requirement for Customs.

New USMCA Requirement for Apparel Sewing Thread Now in Effect

2021-07-02T14:26:17+00:00July 1st, 2021|Other Government Agencies/Depts., U.S. Customs|

With the coming into force of a new provision in the USMCA, effective July 1, the sewing thread used in apparel must be made within the USMCA region for the goods to be considered originating. Find out more about how such goods containing non-originating materials may still be eligible for duty-free treatment.

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