After completing its preliminary injury inquiry the Canadian International Trade Tribunal announced that it found a reasonable indication that the dumping of nitisinone capsules from Sweden has caused injury or is threatening to cause injury to the domestic industry.

On September 21, 2018 the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated an investigation into the alleged injurious dumping of the …


 

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal initiated an expiry review of its finding concerning the dumping of certain circular copper tube originating in or exported from Brazil, Greece, China, the Republic of Korea and Mexico, and the subsidizing of those goods from China. The Tribunal’s finding imposed anti-dumping and/or countervailing duties on these goods.

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) …


 

At its November 21 meeting, the World Trade Organization (WTO) Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) agreed to requests from seven members for the establishment of panels to examine tariffs imposed by the United States on steel and aluminum imports. The United States imposes an additional customs duty of 10% on imports of aluminum products and an additional customs duty of …


 

Tariff Preference Levels (TPL), De Minimis and the other general rules of origin for textile and apparel goods are contained in  Chapter 6 of the USMCA.

  • The TPL provisions in NAFTA were incorporated into the USMCA, with higher quota levels for imports of cotton and man-made fibre apparel from the U.S but lower levels for wool apparel.
  • De Minimis

 

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 …


 

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced that it made final determinations of dumping and subsidizing in respect of certain sucker rods from China.

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal is continuing its inquiry to determine if the dumping is causing injury to the domestic industry and will make an order or finding by December 14, 2018.

Provisional duties will …