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…

Canada Joins the U.S and Mexico in New North American Trade Agreement

Canada confirmed that it has reached agreement with the United States and Mexico on a new trade agreement to replace the current North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The trilateral agreement was reached just prior to the U.S. government submitting a bilateral U.S. – Mexico agreement to Congress for approval. The new trilateral agreement, called…

United States Announces Section 301 Actions on Chinese Imports

Today, the United States (U.S.) announced it will implement Section 301 tariffs on specific technology imports from China totaling $50 billion in value. The official announcement is available here. The U.S. stated this action, along with investment restrictions and continued litigation through the World Trade Organization (WTO), is being taken to protect domestic technology and…