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Mexican biotech approvals and Canada’s administration of dairy quotas were among the trade irritants discussed at last week’s Senate Finance Committee hearing looking at implementation and enforcement of the USMCA.
Importers of large residential washing machines seeking to avoid the higher level of safeguard tariffs imposed to protect U.S. producers are reminded that the third quota period for 2021 begins on August 7.
Global Affairs Canada has advised that the 2021-2022 tariff rate quotas for wheat, barley, and their products will become accessible on August 1, 2021.
Are U.S. farmers still being denied their fair share of the supply-managed Canadian market? U.S. trade officials and dairy industry advocates think so and an official submission has been made to dispute the way Canada administers dairy import quotas in accordance with 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.