U.S. Section 232 Steel and Aluminum Tariff Update

On Thursday March 22, 2018, the U.S. Administration adjusted its March 8, 2018 Section 232 announcement to temporarily exempt additional countries, in addition to Canada and Mexico, from this action. Australia, Argentina, South Korea, Brazil and member countries of the European Union are now also exempt from additional duties until May 1, 2018. Please note…

Canada & USA – Transpacific Eastbound GRI & PSS Update

Please be advised that the February 1, 2018 General Rate Increase (GRI) and Peak Season Surcharge (PSS), applicable on the Asia & Indian Sub-Continent (ISC) to Canada & USA trade lanes, and announced at levels of usd 1000 and usd 600 per 40′ container respectively, will be applied by ocean freight carriers at mitigated levels….

Canada & USA – Transpacific Eastbound GRI & PSS Update

Please be advised that the January 22, 2018 General Rate Increase (GRI), applicable on theAsia & Indian Sub-Continent (ISC) to Canada & USA trade lanes, and announced at levels of usd 1000 per 40′ container, has been mostly mitigated. Updated rates will be published shortly. Carriers have also advised that the Peak Season Surcharge (PSS)…

Canada & USA – Transpacific Eastbound GRI & PSS Update

Please be advised that the January 1, 2018 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 will be published as soon as possible. Carriers have subsequently announced…

Canada & USA – Transpacific Eastbound GRI & PSS Update

Please be advised that the December 15, 2017 General Rate Increase (GRI), applicable on the Asia & Indian Sub-Continent (ISC) to Canada & USA trade lanes, and announced by ocean freight carriers at levels of USD 800 per 40′ container, was postponed to December 18, 2017, and will be implemented at mitigated levels. Updated rates…

Canada & USA – Transpacific Eastbound GRI Update

Please be advised that the December 1, 2017 General Rate Increase (GRI), applicable on the Asia & Indian Sub-Continent (ISC) to Canada & USA trade lanes, and announced by ocean freight carriers at levels of USD 800 per 40′ container, will be implemented at mitigated levels. Updated rates will be published as soon as possible….