Canada’s Dairy TRQs Application Period Now Open – U.S. View Changes as Non-Compliant

2022-05-17T18:19:15+00:00May 17th, 2022|International Trade Issues, Trade Compliance|

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.

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.

Canada to Join Mexico in USMCA Auto Dispute; Trudeau Directs Ministers to Combat U.S. Protectionism

2021-12-31T16:13:09+00:00December 30th, 2021|International Trade Issues, Other Government Agencies/Depts.|

Canada plans to formally join Mexico in calling for an arbitration panel to resolve a dispute with the United States over how to interpret rules governing the origin of vehicle parts, according a Bloomberg report last week. Find out all the details here.

Canada, Mexico Under Fire at Senate Finance Committee Hearing on USMCA Implementation

2021-08-10T14:26:42+00:00August 7th, 2021|International Trade Issues, Other Government Agencies/Depts., Trade Compliance|

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.

Dispute Looming Over USTR’s Interpretation of USMCA Auto Rules

2021-07-30T15:41:10+00:00July 27th, 2021|International Trade Issues, Other Government Agencies/Depts., U.S. Customs|

A year-long disagreement over interpretation of a key provision the USMCA's more stringent auto rules may be headed for a dispute resolution panel after talks in Washington last week between the U.S. and Mexico failed to make any progress on the issue.

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