Global Affairs Canada (GAC) has opened the application period for the 2024 calendar year tariff rate quotas (TRQs) starting October 1, 2023, and with a deadline of November 15, 2023. Find out all the details 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.
Importer of dairy products? FAS has issued an interim final rule which suspends for an additional year the historical license reduction provision which would otherwise apply beginning with the 2023 quota year. This change will allow license holders additional time to adjust to challenging market conditions impacting the dairy sector. Find out all the details you need to know, in addition to how to submit comments on this rule, here.
What exactly is the U.S. challenging under USMCA/CUSMA Canada's dairy tariff-rate quotas (TRQs)? Find out all the details you need to know on the latest trade dispute between the U.S. and Canada.
What are the changes that Canada has implemented to dairy TRQs under CUSMA/USMCA and why does the U.S. view them as non-complaint? Find out all the details you need to know, along with the application process and deadlines on 2022's dairy TRQs.
What is Canada's reaction to the loss, the details of the ruling, and the next steps in the process to dispute under USMCA? Find out all the details here.
Adding to the list of cross-border tensions, the first-ever trade enforcement action under USMCA escalated to a new level on Tuesday with the filing of a request by the USTR for a Dispute Settlement Panel over claims that Ottawa is still unfairly blocking U.S. producers from accessing the Canadian dairy market.
The USDA’S Agricultural Marketing Service will be launching its new Agriculture Trade Licensing & Attestation Solution (ATLAS) later this week, as the first phase of an improved electronic trade certification system for use by the dairy industry.
Find out more about the various barriers to trade identified by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative in its latest annual National Trade Estimate Report.