Is the ratification of new NAFTA in 2019 looking more unlikely amid trade tensions? According to CBC News, it is believed that electoral politics and metals tariffs are holding up Canada-U.S.-Mexico trade deal.
We care about your business and would like to extend resources and opportunities that you can learn and grow from. We believe in helping local businesses achieve a competitive edge in the global market place. If you are not already attending our Exporting 101 Bootcamp tomorrow, another great resource on exporting is through the Trade Commissioner Service (TCS).
Here at JORI International Ltd., we take pride in our participation at the latest conferences, even around the world. As part of the JORI Team, Kurt Dobbelaere (Account Manager, Freight) has transcribed his and John Farley’s (Client Services Manager, Client Services) journey at the WCA 11th Worldwide Conference where for the 3rd year in a row, was held in Singapore. Take a look!
The Canada Border Services Agency’s (CBSA) Single Window Initiative (SWI) streamlines the sharing of commercial import data between the Government of Canada, Participating Government Agencies (PGA’s) and the import community. With the planned Go Live date of April 1st, 2019 check out which PGA’s are in on the new technology.
New update from CBSA has communicated that they are "going to responsibly implement SWI by not imposing a mandatory go live on April 1, 2019."
Who is winning the trade fight regarding soybean exports to China? Is it the U.S. or Canada? In January, Canada shipped a record amount of soybeans to China and has only increased since then – shipments surged to a record 1.23 million metric tons in January, more than four times the amount a year earlier!
How are the effects of steel tariffs influencing Canada’s trade agreements for these kinds of imports? According to updates from Bennett Jones, Canada has increased the steel quota for Mexico and dropped the surtax on re-imported Canadian steel…