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International Trade News

International Trade News Stories posted since July 26, 2016

Estimated vs. Actual Duty Costs: CBP Liquidation Explained

By ABC Customs Brokers, Sep 21, 2016

No More Cargo Overcharging and Hanjin U.S. Exports Must Start to Flow, Rules Court

By Alex Lennane, The Loadstar Sep 20, 2016

New WTO Case Against China Linked to TPP Efforts

Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Sep 20, 2016

2014-15 Report on the Beyond the Border Action Plan Horizontal Initiative

Public Safety Canada Sep 20, 2016

UK Exports Surge, Trade Gap Narrows Following Brexit Vote

By Sanne Wass, Global Trade Review Sep 20, 2016

U.S. Dairy Groups Gain International Support to Call Out Canada’s Dairy Trade Restrictions

By Mary Ellen Shoup, Dairy Reporter Sep 20, 2016

Economic Impact of Canada’s Potential Participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

Global Affairs Canada Sep 20, 2016

Port of Prince Rupert Looks into Handling New Types of Cargo

By Chris Dupin, American Shipper Sep 20, 2016

First Signs of ‘Migration’ to Air Freight From Hanjin Collapse

By Stuart Todd and Will Waters, Lloyd's Loading List Sep 20, 2016

Understanding Light Brown Apple Moth Import Requirements

By Gloria Terhaar, Sep 15, 2016

Many Woven Apparel Classifications Modified to Implement Recreational Performance Outerwear Provisions

Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Sep 13, 2016

ACE Transition for Liquidation, Drawback, Other Functionality Postponed to October 29

Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Sep 13, 2016

FDA Bans Antibacterial Consumer Washes with Any of 19 Active Ingredients

Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Sep 13, 2016

How Canada May Actually Benefit from Brexit

By Sunny Freeman, Sep 13, 2016

Canada Working Toward EU Trade Agreement in October: Minister

By Matt Scuffham, Reuters Canada Sep 13, 2016

EU Risks Trade Impotency as Critics Target Deal with Canada

By Philip Blenkinsop, The Globe and Mail Sep 13, 2016

EU MEPs Debate Canadian Trade Deal

By Ulrika Lomas, Sep 13, 2016

Hanjin Collapse Is Triggering Short-Term Rate Spike, Maersk Says

By Christian Wienberg, Bloomberg Sep 13, 2016

Guidance on Vessel Diversions for Hanjin Shipping Lines Cargo

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Sep 13, 2016

FMC Establishes Protocol for all Public Communications Related to Hanjin Shipping Disruptions

Federal Maritime Commission Sep 13, 2016

Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF) Explained

By Aimee Miller, ABC Customs Brokers Sep 07, 2016

BC's Plan to Bolster Forestry Industry Rolls Out Some Help, Remains Work in Progress

By Derrick Penner, Vancouver Sun Sep 07, 2016

Rising Protectionism Complicating Softwood, Canada-EU Trade Deal: Feds

By Andy Blatchford, Vancouver Sun Sep 07, 2016

Exports in Jeopardy if Pesticides Used Improperly

By Robert Arnason, The Western Producer Sep 07, 2016

New Liquidation Capabilities to be Deployed in ACE October 1st

Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Sep 07, 2016

Korea’s Hanjin Shipping Becomes Symbol of Industry in Pain

By Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg Sep 07, 2016

Hanjin Shipping Will Seek Asset Stay Orders in 43 Countries

By Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg Sep 07, 2016

Are You Subject to a U.S. Customs Audit?

By April Collier, Sep 02, 2016

Trudeau Heads to China to Woo Trade and Revive Oilsands Investment Amid Weak Growth

By Josh Wingrove, Bloomberg News, Financial Post Aug 30, 2016

CBP Amends Regulations to Reflect Increase in De Minimis Value for Duty Exemption

Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Aug 30, 2016

Canadian Canola Farmers with Biggest Harvest Ever are About to Lose Their Biggest Export Customer

By Jen Skerritt, Bloomberg News, Financial Post Aug 30, 2016

Importers Beware: CBP Implements Interim Regulations For AD/CVD Duty Evasion Proceedings Effective Immediately

By Matthew Nolan , Teresa M. Polino, David Salkeld, Julia L. Diaz, Orisia K. Gammell, Aman Kakar and David Llorente | Arent Fox LLP, Lexology Aug 30, 2016

Softwood Lumber Negotiations Pose Cross-Border Challenge

Maclean's Aug 30, 2016

FDA Launches New Import Website

By Erick Kulisch, American Shipper Aug 30, 2016

Mis-declared Cargo Causes Over a Quarter of Incidents on Ships

Container Management Aug 30, 2016

ZIKA Fumigation Requirements for U.S. Cargo to China

American Journal of Transportation Aug 30, 2016

North American-wide Lobby Fighting to Save Live Lobster Exports to Europe

By Laura Chapin, CBC News Aug 30, 2016

Update: Phytosanitary Import Requirements to Prevent the Introduction of Light Brown Apple Moth

Aug 30, 2016

Customs Brokerage: What Is Your Perspective?

By ABC Customs Brokers, Aug 26, 2016

Big Ships, Big Problems

By Linton Nightingale, Lloyd's Loading List Aug 23, 2016

Low Freight Rates ‘Increasing Likelihood of Carrier Consolidation’

By Will Waters, Lloyd's Loading List Aug 23, 2016

Companies Optimistic about Future Trade Activity with the U.S.

Industry Week Aug 23, 2016

Canada, U.S. Disagree on Softwood Lumber Issues as Deadline Approaches

By Andy Blatchford, The Globe and Mail Aug 23, 2016

ACE Test for Submission of Fish Import/Export Data Ends September 20

Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Aug 23, 2016

EU Members Unsure How to Apply CETA, 2 Months From Signing

By Janyce McGregor, CBC News Aug 23, 2016

Canada's Prime Minister Trudeau Tries to Strengthen China Ties with Visit

Reuters Canada Aug 23, 2016

Undervaluation of Goods Can Lead to Criminal Charges and Conviction in Canada

By Cyndee Todgham Cherniak, Canada-U.S. Blog Aug 23, 2016

Mobile App to Improve Efficiency in Port of Vancouver Supply Chain

Port of Vancouver Aug 18, 2016

Have You Received an Informed Compliance Letter from U.S. Customs?

By ABC Customs Brokers, Aug 18, 2016

FDA Updates Draft Guidance on Premarket Safety Notifications for Dietary Supplement Industry

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Aug 16, 2016

FDA Working to Prepare Importers for Foreign Supplier Verification Program

Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Aug 16, 2016

Shippers Hold the High Ground in Logistics Partnerships, but Disruption is Coming, Report Finds

By Ian Putzger, The Loadstar Aug 16, 2016

Canada, China Meet to Solve Canola Spat as Deadline Looms

By Rod Nickel, Reuters Canada Aug 16, 2016

International Trade Minister Announces Initiatives to Deepen Commercial Relationship with ASEAN's Fast-growing Economies

Global Affairs Canada Aug 16, 2016

To Grow Canada’s Exports, We Have to Look Past the U.S. Market

By Kevin Carmichael, Canadian Business Aug 16, 2016

Client Notice: How the CBSA’s Newly Implemented Accounts Receivable Ledger Will Change Refunds

ABC Customs Brokers Aug 12, 2016

A Look At Importing Wooden Décor into Canada

ABC Customs Brokers Aug 11, 2016

Largest Food Facilities Must Meet Preventive Rule by September 16

By Cookson Beecher, Food Safety News Aug 10, 2016

What Are The Pros And Cons Of Being A Non-Resident Importer Into Canada?

By Cyndee Todgham Cherniak, Canada-U.S. Blog Aug 09, 2016

CBP Turns Up the Heat, Moves Forward With Increased Audits and Enforcement Actions

Arent Fox Aug 09, 2016

Import Fee on Cotton and Cotton-Containing Products to be Lowered

Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Aug 09, 2016

Recent Regulatory Changes to Food Safety Laws in China

By Chen Bing, Edwina Kwan and Charmaine Lam, Lexology Aug 09, 2016

With CETA and TPP in trouble, What Is Canada’s Plan B on Trade?

By Jean-Sebastien Rioux, The Globe and Mail Aug 09, 2016

Tougher Data Reporting Enforcement in ACE for Imports/Exports of Animals and Animal Parts

Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Aug 09, 2016

Brazil Rejects U.S. Anti-dumping Ruling on Steel, May Go to WTO

By Anthony Boadle and Marguerita Choy, Reuters Aug 09, 2016

Calls for UK to Quit EU Customs Union ‘Premature,’ Says FTA

By Stuart Todd, Lloyd's Loading List Aug 09, 2016

Earn Credits Towards Your Professional Development with ABC Customs Brokers

ABC Customs Brokers Aug 08, 2016

CEF Exams: What’s an Importer To Do?

ABC Customs Brokers Aug 04, 2016

The Bank of Canada Really, Really Wants You to Look at This Exports Chart

By Kevin Carmichael, Canadian Business Aug 02, 2016

Mexico Says Ready to Update NAFTA with U.S. and Canada

By Edgard Garrido, Reuters Aug 02, 2016

BC Ports Hungry For Bigger Slice of Container Cargo Pie

By Timothy Renshaw, Business in Vancouver Aug 02, 2016

USA, Mexico Ink Wide-Reaching ATA

Aircargo Asia-Pacific Aug 02, 2016

Goods Made with Composite Wood Products Face New Labeling Requirements

Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Aug 02, 2016

Obama Backs Trade Deal Despite Clinton, Trump Opposition

By Justin Sink, Bloomberg Aug 02, 2016

Very Little Harmonisation on New Verified Gross Mass Rules - Shipper Body

By Mike King, Lloyd's Loading List Aug 02, 2016

Regulators and Customs, Focused on Secure Airfreight Without Disruptions

Air Cargo News Aug 02, 2016

Obama Signs Bill to Force Labeling of GMO Food

Deutsche Welle Aug 02, 2016

Food Facility and Importer Reinspection Fees Set for FY 2017

Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Aug 02, 2016

Three Least Developed Countries Lose 10 Percent of Exports on Non-tariff Measures

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Jul 26, 2016

TTIP Negotiators Reiterate 2016 Goal, While Noting Market Access Gaps

International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development Jul 26, 2016

Canada’s Success Within Trans-Pacific Partnership Requires Change to Procurement Practices

By Cal Harrison, The Globe and Mail Jul 26, 2016

Canada's International Trade Strategy Needs Mending: Analyst

By Chuck Chiang, Vancouver Sun Jul 26, 2016

U.S. Senators Turn Up the Heat in Canadian Lumber Dispute

By Peter O'Neil, Vancouver Sun Jul 26, 2016

Cargo Screening Costs Could Skyrocket

By Jon Harper, National Defense Magazine Jul 26, 2016

Canada to Increase Import Quota for EU Cheese

By Brenda Swick, Daniel Ujczo, Bruce Thelen and Eric Lavers, Lexology Jul 26, 2016

FDA Amends Food Facility Registration Requirements

Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Jul 26, 2016

G20 Finance Leaders Vow to Lift Growth, Dampen Brexit Shock

By Thomson Reuters, CBC News Jul 26, 2016

EU Trade Disaster: Deal with Canada on the Brink as German Party Sues Brussels Over CETA

By Nick Gutteridge, Daily Express Jul 26, 2016