The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) posted on its website a few additions to the list of goods which are currently subject to its verification priorities.

Through verifications the Agency assesses importers’ compliance with CBSA administered legislation, determines compliance within industry sectors and assesses the integrity of trade data received from importers.

Verifications usually concern the origin of imported …


 

On January 3, 2018 he U.S. Department of Commerce published in the Federal Register the final Antidumping Duty Order and the final Countervailing Duty Order imposing antidumping and countervailing duty on imports of softwood lumber from Canada.

The Department adjusted its final dumping margins to rates ranging from 3.2 to 7.28 percent and final subsidy rates of between 3.34 …


 

EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and Mexican Secretary of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo concluded the seventh round of negotiation for a new free trade agreement (FTA) last week.

The latest set of talks finished on December 21. Contrary to what had been anticipated by the two sides, they could not reach a political conclusion before the end of this year.…


 

After completing its preliminary injury inquiry the Canadian International Trade Tribunal announced that it found a reasonable indication that the dumping and subsidizing of certain pressure pipe fittings and drainage, waste and vent pipe fittings, made of cast copper alloy, wrought copper alloy or wrought copper for use in heating, plumbing, air conditioning and refrigeration applications, originating in or …