End of Steel Safeguard Tariff Rate Quotas 

The Government of Canada imposed safeguards in the form of tariff rate quotas on imports of certain heavy plate and stainless steel wire goods effective May 13, 2019. These safeguard measures will expire on October 24, 2021.  As of October 24, importers will no longer be required to apply for shipment-specific import permits to import subject goods free of the safeguard…

2022 CUSMA/USMCA Blanket Certificate of Origin Renewal Reminder

With 2021 coming to a close, Delmar International would like to take this opportunity to remind its clients to complete and/or obtain new 2022 CUSMA/USMCA Certificates of Origin (“certificate”) covering applicable products being imported into the U.S., Canada or Mexico.  In order to maintain CUSMA/USMCA benefits, including duty free status, U.S., Canadian and Mexican importers should…

Notice of Initiation of Re-investigation – Refined Sugar 

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has initiated a re‑investigation of the normal values and export prices of refined sugar, originating in or exported from the United States, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom and amounts of subsidy of refined sugar originating in or exported from the European Union.  The subject goods are…

Important update – Port of Vancouver “Gridlock” 

The continued increase in demand for local drayage services throughout the Lower Mainland of British Columbia is currently at an all-time breaking point.   The situation is the result of an amalgamation of vessel delays and bunching, an increase in overall volume, port congestion, as well as the challenges local trucking companies are facing in retrieving port reservations…

USTR Requests Comment on Reinstating Some Chinese Section 301 Tariff Exclusions 

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has announced that it is seeking public comment on the reinstatement of specific China Section 301 import tariff exclusions. Approximately 2200 tariff exclusions were granted by the USTR prior to the majority of exclusions expiring before 2021. Some products related to combating the COVID pandemic continue to have an extended exclusion…

Notice of Preliminary Determination – Oil Country Tubular Goods 3 

On September 28, 2021, the Canada Border Services Agency, pursuant to the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), made a preliminary determination of dumping respecting certain oil country tubular goods from Mexico.  The subject goods are usually imported under the following tariff classification numbers:  7304.29.00.11  7304.29.00.19  7304.29.00.21  7304.29.00.29  7304.29.00.31  7304.29.00.39  7304.29.00.41  7304.29.00.49  7304.29.00.51  7304.29.00.59  7304.29.00.61  7304.29.00.69  7304.29.00.71  7304.29.00.79 …