Certain Upholstered Domestic Seating

Notice of Initiation of Investigations The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated investigations on December 21, 2020, under the Special Import Measures Act respecting the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of certain upholstered domestic seating from China and Vietnam. The investigations stem from a complaint filed by Palliser Furniture Ltd. (Winnipeg, MB).  The subject goods are usually classified…

Exclusions to Article 301 duties imposed on certain Chinese manufactured goods set to expire on December 31, 2020.

The United States began imposing additional duties on certain goods manufactured in China in September 2018 as a result of the US Trade Representatives (USTR) article 301 investigation into China’s acts, policies and practices related to technology transfer, intellectual property and innovation.  Since that initial implementation of additional duties, the USTR has expanded the number…

Ocean Shipping Update

Importers are facing an unprecedented combination of market conditions as they enter the last two months of 2020, ahead of the traditional pre-Chinese New Year peak shipping season. With a continuing traffic boom following this year’s initial Covid-19 related slowdown, severe container equipment shortages, ongoing ocean capacity constraints, blank/cancelled sailings, vessel scheduling delays, port congestion, and…

Upcoming China Holiday Schedule

Please be reminded that government and business establishments located in mainland China will be closed for this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival and National Holiday from October 1-8. Major ocean freight carriers have advised that capacity on Transpacific Eastbound vessels has been extremely tight in recent weeks and that in the run up to the holidays, and…

Delmar International (USA) Priority Platinum Express Sea-Truck Service from China to USA for Urgent Shipments

Delmar’s Priority Platinum Express Sea-Truck Service is a cost-efficient Sea-Truck solution that complements our existing international air charter and standard airfreight services for the movement of all urgent shipments. Delmar’s Priority Platinum Express Sea-Truck Service offers: Guaranteed booking and space confirmation Late gate cut-off for scheduled weekly sailings 10-day transit to the West Coast (Shanghai) Prioritized vessel unloading…