Products Containing Hydrochlorofluorocarbon Prohibited by Canada as of January 1, 2020

Effective January 1, 2020, Canada will prohibit the importation of products containing or designed to contain hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC). Currently, most HCFC products are controlled for import and export purposes. Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) allows parties to import or export ozone-depleting substances (ODS), hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) and related products containing or designed to contain such…

U.S. Announces Increase in Importer Cotton Fee as of December 16, 2019

Effective December 16, 2019, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) will increase the fee paid by U.S. importers of cotton and cotton-containing products under the Cotton Research and Promotion Order.  The current rate of $0.011905 per kilogram will increase to $0.012222 per kilogram; an increase of $0.000317 per kilogram or 2.7%. The…

Notice of Initiation of Investigations for Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated investigations, on November 8, 2019, under the Special Import Measures Act respecting the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of certain corrosion-resistant steel sheet from Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and Vietnam. The investigations follow a complaint filed by ArcelorMittal Dofasco G.P. The subject goods are usually imported under…