CUSMA proof of origin requirements for shipments valued under $3,300.00

Under the new Canada / US / Mexico Free Trade Agreement (CUSMA) shipments valued under $3,300.00 CAD will no longer require a Certification of Origin to claim the preferential tariff treatment when being imported into Canada, provided the origin is declared as Canada, USA, or Mexico. When Delmar has shipments that meet the above criteria,…

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…

U.S. Announces 5% Increase to Chinese Section 301 Tariffs

On August 23rd, 2019, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) confirmed the U.S. Administration’s intent to increase Section 301 tariffs (duties) on Chinese origin products by 5%. Administration statements indicated the increase would apply to both Chinese products presently under existing Section 301 tariffs and those announced for future implementation. Such an action would increase existing…

Contingent tarifaire sur les produits de l’orge

Le contingent tarifaire sur les produits de l’orge sera épuisé le 16 janvier 2019. Par conséquent, le 16 janvier 2019 (à 23 h 59 heure locale) sera la date limite pour comptabiliser des importations de tous les produits de l’orge classés dans un numéro tarifaire comportant la mention « dans les limites de l’engagement d’accès ». Toutes les importations de produits de l’orge…