Corrosion-Resistant Steel Sheet

Notice of Initiation of Investigation The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated an investigation, on July 26, 2018, under the Special Import Measures Act respecting the alleged injurious dumping of certain corrosion-resistant steel sheet from China, Chinese Taipei, India and South Korea. The investigation follows a complaint filed by ArcelorMittal Dofasco G.P. The complaint is…

U.S. EPA Requirements for Import of Composite Wood Products

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in its role as a Partner Government Agency (PGA) with U.S. Customs, recently shared additional information with regard to the import of composite wood products and corresponding formaldehyde emission standards. Composite wood products include hardwood plywood, medium–density fiberboard (MDF) and particleboard as well as finished goods made from these…

Certain Sucker Rods

Notice of Initiation of Investigations The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated investigations on May 18, 2018, under the Special Import Measures Act respecting the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of certain sucker rods from China. The investigations follow a complaint filed by Dover Canada ULC – Alberta Oil Tool Division. The subject goods are…

U.S. FDA Issues Updated Import Guidance for Low Value (Section 321) Shipments

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) recently updated its guidance around qualifying imports valued at $800 or less (“Section 321” or “de minimis”) containing articles regulated by the agency. It reiterated that only five categories may be released by U.S. Customs without notification to the FDA for the purpose of determining entry admissibility, if…