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. …

SIMA Alert – Latest Notifications

SIMA Alert – Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods 4 from Austria  Notice of preliminary determination  Ottawa, October 25, 2021  On October 25, 2021, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), pursuant to subsection 38(1) of Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), made preliminary determinations of dumping with respect to Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods 4 from Austria.   Provisional duties will now be…

USTR Requests Comment on Reinstating Some Chinese Section 301 Tariff Exclusions 

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has announced that it is seeking public comment on the reinstatement of specific China Section 301 import tariff exclusions. Approximately 2200 tariff exclusions were granted by the USTR prior to the majority of exclusions expiring before 2021. Some products related to combating the COVID pandemic continue to have an extended exclusion…

U.S. Customs Adjusting Certain User Fees Effective October 1, 2021 

U.S. Customs & Border Protection (U.S. CBP) has announced adjustments to its user fees beginning October 1, 2021, covering its 2022 fiscal year. Such fees are reviewed by CBP annually as required by the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) in accordance with the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act). The table below outlines…

Système de surveillance et d’analyse des importations d’aluminium – Retardé au 28 juin 2021

Le département américain du Commerce a annoncé un retard dans la conformité avec le système de surveillance et d’analyse des importations d’aluminium, qui est repoussé du 29 mars 2021 au 28 juin 2021. Consultez le message CSMS n° 46809016 ici pour plus de détails sur le délai d’exécution. Vous trouverez ci-dessous l’annonce originale publiée par Delmar en décembre à titre…