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Willson News Archive


Steel permit application must be submitted prior to release
November 9, 2018
Notice to Importers No. 911 – Clarification Although paragraph 4.2.4 of Notice to Importers No. 911 states that: For a shipment ......

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Anti-Dumping Duties
November 8, 2018
Corrosion-Resistant Steel Sheet - Statement of Reasons The Canada Border Services Agency made a preliminary determination on October 24, 2018 respecting the ......

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China 301 Tariffs: Customs Enforcement Expected Soon
November 8, 2018
U.S. Customs announced recently that their Office of Regulatory Audit has added sixty (60) new auditors to the staff that ......

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Manifest Requirements for Section 321 Shipments entering the United States
November 8, 2018
U.S. Customs has issued CSMS 18-000656 advising the trade community that, beginning January 1st, 2019, all commercial truck shipments containing ......

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GSP Automatic Refunds Completed, CBP begins Manual Refund Processing
November 8, 2018
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has advised that over 400,000 lines of Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) refund lines have ......

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Informed Compliance Publication: U.S. Rules of Origin
November 2, 2018
As part of our continuing series covering the U.S. Customs Informed Compliance publications, we would like to cover the Rules ......

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FDA Biennial Registration is now open!
November 2, 2018
Food facilities are required to renew their registration in every even numbered year between October 1st and December 31st.  The ......

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China Tariff Lists
November 2, 2018
As many businesses know already, the United States has enacted tariffs on China made goods.  These tariffs came in three ......

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Notice for Importers of Off-Road Diesel Engines
November 1, 2018
Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) is reaching out to importers of off-road diesel engines into Canada and manufacturers of ......

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Moving Forward with Amendment 14 to the Energy Efficiency Regulations
November 1, 2018
Amendment 14 to Canada’s Energy Efficiency Regulations has been published in the Canada Gazette, Part II.  This is a significant milestone ......

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Anti-Dumping Duties
November 1, 2018
Certain Thermoelectric Containers - Notice of Initiation of Expiry Review Investigation The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has initiated an expiry review ......

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Safe Food for Canadians Regulations – New and Updated Guidance Documents
October 31, 2018
The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) will come into force on January 15, 2019. To help businesses prepare for ......

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Utilization Tables for Steel subject to Provisional Safeguards
October 26, 2018
Global Affairs Canada (GAC) has published the Tariff Rate Quota Utilization Table for steel that is subject to provisional safeguard ......

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Anti-Dumping Duties
October 26, 2018
Corrosion-Resistant Steel Sheet, Notice of Preliminary Determination On October 24, 2018, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) made a preliminary determination ......

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U.S. Department of Commerce determines Shakes & Shingles Subject to ADD/CVD
October 26, 2018
In a recent ruling on the scope of the antidumping and countervailing duty orders (A-122-857/ C-122-858) covering softwood lumber, the ......

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TSCA Required on Composite Wood Products in March 2019
October 26, 2018
Beginning on March 22nd, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will begin requiring the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) ......

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APHIS to begin sending ‘Letters of Non-Compliance’ for Lacey Act Declaration Errors
October 26, 2018
The US Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) will begin notifying importers and customs brokers when Lacey Act declarations ......

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Steel Safeguard Tariff Rate Quotas
October 22, 2018
The following is provided by Global Affairs Canada Steel Safeguard Tariff Rate Quotas This message pertains to imports of certain steel goods ......

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Importation and Exportation of Cannabis, Controlled Substances and Precursors
October 19, 2018
D19-9-2, Importation and Exportation of Cannabis, Controlled Substances and Precursors The Cannabis Act and its regulations (not pertaining to police enforcement) ......

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Wheat Products Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ)
October 19, 2018
Please be advised that the wheat products tariff rate quota (TRQ) will be filled on October 19, 2018. Consequently, October ......

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CN 18-18, Amendment 14 to the Energy Efficiency Regulations
October 19, 2018
The purpose of this notice is to advise the trading community that Amendment 14 to the Energy Efficiency Regulations ......

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Anti-Dumping Duties
October 19, 2018
Carbon Steel Welded Pipe - Notice of Preliminary Determination On October 18, 2018, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) made a preliminary ......

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FDA Offers Webinar to Help Food Facilities with the 2018 Biennial Registration Renewal Period
October 18, 2018
This week, the FDA sent an email to all stakeholders announcing a webinar that will be held on October 25, ......

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SIMP Program: Entry Filings for Shrimp and Abalone Products
October 18, 2018
SIMP establishes permitting, reporting, and recordkeeping requirements for imports of certain seafood products. On December 31, 2018, it will be ......

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U.S. Department of Commerce determines Shakes & Shingles Subject to ADD/CVD
October 18, 2018
In a recent ruling on the scope of the anti-dumping and countervailing duty orders (A-122-857/ C-122-858) covering softwood lumber, the ......

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IMPORTANT!! – Provisional Safeguards on Certain Steel Imports
October 18, 2018
Effective October 25 2018, import permits and quota restrictions will apply to the import of certain steel goods except for ......

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List of Goods Subject to Remission of Countermeasures
October 18, 2018
Customs Notice 18-16 - United States Surtax Remission Order This notice provides information on the introduction and application of the United ......

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Three months until your food business may need a licence
October 15, 2018
In three months, many businesses will require a licence when the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) come into force. ......

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Import of Certain Steel Goods Inquiry (Threat to Canadian producers)
October 15, 2018
The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) has been directed to inquire into and report on the importation of the following ......

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United States Surtax Remission Order
October 12, 2018
CN 18-16, United States Surtax Remission Order The complete notice is available on the Canada Border Services Agency website. This notice provides ......

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Canada Is Imposing Emergency Steel Safeguards on 7 Steel Products and Conducting an Injury Inquiry
October 12, 2018
Provisional Safeguard Measures Imposed on the Importation of Certain Steel Goods The Government of Canada is imposing provisional safeguards on imports ......

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REMINDER: USDA Import Permits
October 12, 2018
As a reminder, please remember to send the import permits with your drivers. Produce from origins other than Canada will ......

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Trade Show Season: Know Before You Go!
October 12, 2018
Trade Show Season: Know Before You Go! This is the time of year when companies are preparing to be an exhibitor ......

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FDA Biennial Registration is now open!
October 12, 2018
Food facilities are required to renew their registration in every even numbered year between October 1st and December 31st.  The ......

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Anti-Dumping Duties
October 11, 2018
Gypsum Board, Preliminary Injury Inquiry No. PI‑2018-003 The Canadian International Trade Tribunal determines that the evidence does not disclose a reasonable ......

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TRQ Quota Allocation
October 11, 2018
Beef and Veal (Items 114 to 116 on the Import Control List) Quantities available for reallocation Quota is currently available for ......

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New from Health Canada’s Consumer Product Safety Program
October 5, 2018
Health Canada has published the Quarterly Consumer Product and Cosmetic Reports Received Summary for Q1 2018-19. We publish these reports under ......

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FDA Biennial Registration is now open!
October 5, 2018
Food facilities are required to renew their registration in every even numbered year between October 1st and December 31st.  The ......

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CBP Updates NMFS Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIM)
October 5, 2018
U.S. Customs issued CSMS 18-000531 updating the Seafood Importing Monitoring Program that became effective on May 24th, 2018.  Shrimp and ......

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CBP Commissioner Outlines U.S.–Canada Trade Relations, Priorities
October 3, 2018
CBP Commissioner Kevin McAleenan highlighted the Department of Homeland Security’s northern border strategy [on October 1, 2018] to members of ......

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Single Window Initiative – Health Canada Consumer Product Safety
October 2, 2018
The new Single Window Initiative (SWI) is a single point for advance reporting of import information to CBSA and is ......

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CFIA Responding to Today, Building for the Future – Progress Report
October 1, 2018
The following is provided by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. In 2017, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency launched a framework called ......

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Text of the New United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement
October 1, 2018
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will be renamed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement - or USMC. The Office of the ......

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CBP Fees increase October 1st, 2018
September 28, 2018
Pursuant to the General Notice (83 FRN 37509) published August 1, 2018, various changes to user fees within the Consolidated ......

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FDA Biennial Registration Renewal for 2018! Be sure your Login information is Current!
September 28, 2018
Food facilities are required to renew their registration in every even numbered year between October 1st and December 31st.  The ......

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APHIS to begin sending ‘Letters of Non-Compliance’ for Lacey Act Declaration Errors
September 28, 2018
The US Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) will begin notifying importers and customs brokers when Lacey Act declarations ......

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Anti-Dumping Duties
September 28, 2018
Corrosion-resistant Steel Sheet, Preliminary Injury Inquiry The Canadian International Trade Tribunal, has conducted a preliminary injury inquiry into whether the evidence ......

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Wheat Products Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ)
September 28, 2018
Wheat Products Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) This message pertains to imports of wheat products classified under Customs Tariff headings: 11.01, 11.03, ......

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US Customs Issues Guidance on US Goods Returning Duty-Free
September 21, 2018
US Customs issued CSMS message 17-000046 clarifying the documentation requirements for the claim of US Goods Returning under tariff code ......

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TSCA Required on Composite Wood Products in March 2019
September 21, 2018
Beginning on March 22nd, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will begin requiring the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) ......

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CBSA – Departmental Memorandum updates
September 21, 2018
The following have been updated on the Canada Border Services Agency website D2-5-13, International to Domestic Connections Process This memorandum outlines the ......

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Anti-Dumping Duties
September 20, 2018
Carbon Steel Welded Pipe, Preliminary Injury Inquiry The Canadian International Trade Tribunal has determined that there is evidence that discloses a ......

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United States Announces Tariffs on an Additional $200 Billion of China Origin Goods
September 19, 2018
On July 6th, the United States began collecting 25 percent tariffs on 818 different classifications of goods that were made ......

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Ban on Partially Hydrogenated Oils (PHOs)
September 17, 2018
The following is provided by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) Last year Health Canada published a Notice of Modification that ......

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Safe Foods for Canadians Regulations
September 17, 2018
In four months food businesses may need a licence to import, export or send food across provincial and territorial borders.  ......

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Anti-Dumping Duties
September 14, 2018
Cold-Rolled Steel - Statement of Reasons For the purpose of these investigations, the subject goods are defined as: Cold-reduced flat-rolled sheet products of ......

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Single Window Initiative -Advance Reporting of Information
September 14, 2018
The Single Window Initiative (SWI) is a single point for advance reporting of import information to CBSA and is the ......

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CBP Fees increase October 1st, 2018
September 14, 2018
Pursuant to the General Notice (83 FRN 37509) published August 1, 2018, various changes to user fees within the Consolidated ......

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FDA Biennial Registration Renewal for 2018! Be sure your Login information is Current!
September 14, 2018
Food facilities are required to renew their registration in every even numbered year between October 1st and December 31st.   The ......

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APHIS to begin sending ‘Letters of Non-Compliance’ for Lacey Act Declaration Errors
September 14, 2018
The US Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) will begin notifying importers and customs brokers when Lacey Act declarations ......

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