CUSMA / USMCA is almost here!

Time is running out for importers to request updated certificates, replacing the NAFTA certificates that are set to expire on June 30th.    The new trade agreement between Canada-US-Mexico (CUSMA / USMCA) comes into effect July 1st, and unless importers have obtained new certificates of origin from their suppliers, those products may be subject to duty under the Most Favored Nation (MFN) Tariff Treatment.  We…

DELMAR WEBINAR SERIES – THE NEW USMCA IS ALMOST HERE! ARE YOU READY?

Join Delmar’s Customs Experts for an important webinar series (free!) about the new USMCA, June 9 and 11 at 1PM EDT. Learn valuable pointers and get answers in real time. USMCA? CUSMA? T-MEC? Call it whatever you want but make sure your organization is ready for it. Recently ratified by the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, this updated North…

CUSMA/USMCA Blanket “Certifications”

As the approaching July 1st, 2020 implementation of the Canada-US-Mexico free trade agreement (CUSMA, which goes by the acronym USMCA in the US), Canadian importers should be well advised that “blanket” NAFTA certificates of origin will no longer be valid when CUSMA/USMCA comes into effect. Current indications include a no “phasing out” period. Instead, the…

New USMCA Trade Agreement to Replace NAFTA on July 1, 2020

As confirmed by each participating country, the United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA or CUSMA) is scheduled to become effective July 1, 2020. Replacing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the updated agreement allows the three countries to continue their ongoing tariff-free trade in qualifying goods and services within North America. All…

2020 NAFTA Blanket Certificate of Origin Renewal Reminder

With 2019 coming to a close, Delmar International would like to take this opportunity to remind its clients to complete and/or obtain new 2020 NAFTA Certificates of Origin (‘certificate’) covering applicable products being imported into the U.S., Canada or Mexico. In order to maintain NAFTA benefits, including duty free status, U.S., Canadian and Mexican importers…

2019 NAFTA Blanket Certificate of Origin Renewal Reminder

With 2018 coming to a close, Delmar International would like to take this opportunity to remind its clients to complete and/or obtain new 2019 NAFTA Certificates of Origin (‘certificate’) covering applicable products being imported into the U.S.,Canada or Mexico. In order to maintain NAFTA benefits, including duty free status, U.S., Canadian and Mexican importers should…