Inspection program personnel are to verify that the certification date (date signed) on foreign inspection certificates of Siluriformes fish and fish products certified by Bangladesh, Canada, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, The Gambia, Guyana, Mexico, Myanmar, Nigeria, and Pakistan is before March 1, 2018 (Notice 14-18)

Link:  FSIS – Eligibility of Foreign Countries to Export Siluriformes Fish and Fish Products


 

Upon publication of the final affirmative AD determinations, Commerce will instruct CBP to collect antidumping duty cash deposits equal to the applicable final weighted-average dumping rates. Further, as a result of the affirmative final CVD determinations, if the USITC makes affirmative injury determinations, Commerce will instruct CBP to resume collection of countervailing duty cash deposits equal to the applicable …


 

Canada, Mexico and the United States concluded, in Mexico City on March 5, the seventh round of renegotiation and modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Three more chapters were concluded this week, on regulatory practices, administration and publication, and sanitary and phytosanitary measures, as well as plus annexes on chemicals and proprietary food formulas. Together with …


 

Trade ministers from Canada and 10 other countries officially ratified the new Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) in Santiago, Chile on Thursday.

The full text of the agreement was made public late in February following translation and legal review in the eleven member countries.

The CPTPP will be one of the largest trading blocs in the …


 

American President Donald Trump issued two “Presidential Proclamations” on Thursday afternoon announcing the imposition of duties on imports of steel and aluminum from every country, except Canada and Mexico.

Under the steel proclamation “all steel articles imports specified in the Annex shall be subject to an additional 25 percent ad valorem rate of duty with respect to goods entered, …