U.S. and Canada Customs Agencies Combine Efforts to Facilitate Shipments Through British Columbia

In a joint program, U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) and Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) have announced an effort to facilitate the movement of Canadian domestic cargo moving via truck or rail around flooding in British Columbia, Canada.  Ocean and air cargo arriving in Vancouver or elsewhere in Canada must be customs cleared prior to transiting the U.S. as this program is intended for use with domestic cargo only. …

Barley Products Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ)

Global Affairs Canada has advised that the barley products tariff rate quota (TRQ) will be filled on January 30, 2020. Consequently, January 30, 2020 (at 11:59 pm local time) will be the cut-off date for accounting for imports of all barley products classified under a “within access commitment” tariff item number. All imports of barley…

Steel Safeguard Tariff Rate Quotas on Heavy Plate & Stainless Steel Wire

A new Notice to Importers has been published on the procedures governing the administration of safeguards on heavy plate and stainless steel wire for the period beginning on February 1, 2020 and ending after October 24, 2021. The new Notice also contains information on applications for a quota application. Applications for a quota allocation for…