Canada & USA – Transpacific Eastbound GRI & PSS Update

Please be advised that the previously announced August 15, 2019 General Rate Increase (GRI) and Peak Season Surcharge (PSS), applicable on the Asia & Indian Sub-Continent (ISC) to Canada & USA trade lanes, has been postponed to September 1, 2019. GRI effective September 1, 2019 • USD 20.00 per cbm or 500 kg• USD 900 per…

Les douanes américaines annoncent deux initiatives importantes en lien avec les transactions au titre de l’article 321 ( De Minimis )

La Customs Border Protection (CBP) des États-Unis a récemment annoncé deux initiatives importantes en lien avec les importations en vertu de l’article 321 (De Minimis). Le programme au titre de l’article 321 permet aux expéditions de faible valeur (moins de 800 $US) d’entrer aux États-Unis sans droits ni taxes, dans la mesure où certaines conditions…

First Set of China Section 301 Tariff Exemptions Announced for List 3 Products

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) recently announced the first (1st) set of product exclusions from List 3 Section 301 25% tariffs or duties on Chinese products. These exclusions relate to items that were included in the third list of products enacted on September 24, 2018. Products in List 3 include over 5700 full or…