Canada & USA – Transpacific Eastbound GRI & PSS Update

Please be advised that the January 15, 2019 General Rate Increase (GRI), applicable on the Asia & Indian Sub-Continent (ISC) to Canada & USA trade lanes, and announced at levels of usd 1000 per 40′ container, will be implemented at mitigated levels. Updated rates taking the above measure into account will be published as soon…

Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA)

The text of the long-awaited Canada-United States-Mexico Free trade Agreement is now available on the Government of Canada Website. Although no implementation date has been set, the agreement is expected to take effect sometime in 2019. Rules of origins remain largely unchanged, however the certification process is significantly different from the current NAFTA process, with…

United States and China Agree to 90 Day Moratorium on New Trade Tariffs

The U.S. and China have agreed to a 90-day suspension regarding the implementation of new import tariffs while they work on a negotiated settlement. Existing tariffs already enacted by either country will remain in effect, but new tariffs will be delayed subject to ongoing negotiations between the two countries aimed at resolving their trade disputes….

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…

UPDATE: US Surtax Remission Order

As an update to our alert issued on October 15 Us Surtax Remission Order, please be advised that relief is being granted to all importers of the subject US steel and aluminum products through the use of remission order (OIC) 2018-1272. In addition to relief of the surtax, refunds can be sought on the surtax…