Blanket certificates of origin, whether for NAFTA or for other free trade agreements, are usually filled-out to begin on January 1 and to expire, twelve months later, on December 31.

As happens every year, the majority of blanket certificates in our databases are set to expire on December 31, 2018.

If you have not already done so, please make …


 

Since July 1 the Government of Canada has applied reciprocal countermeasure duty on imports of steel, aluminum, and other products from the U.S., in response to the unjustified imposition of the United States’ tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum.

As this imported steel and aluminum is used in many of Canada’s major industries, including energy, advanced manufacturing, construction, and …


 

The Government of Canada announced that it is taking further steps to prevent diversion of foreign steel products into Canada by imposing provisional safeguards on imports of seven products: heavy plate, concrete reinforcing bar (rebar), energy tubular products, hot-rolled sheet, pre-painted steel, stainless steel wire and wire rod.

The provisional safeguards will come into force on October 25, 2018.…