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Willson News Archive


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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Anti-Dumping Duties
September 7, 2018
Certain Fabricated Industrial Steel Components - Notice of Initiation of Scope Proceeding The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated a scope proceeding ......

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Reminder: Seasonal Produce Tariff Number Changes for Cucumbers & Tomatoes
September 7, 2018
As a reminder, on September 1st, the seasonal tariff number for cucumbers changed from 0707.00.60 to 0707.00.50.  Also on September ......

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TSCA Required on Composite Wood Products in March 2019
September 7, 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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FDA Biennial Registration Renewal for 2018! Be sure your Login information is Current!
September 7, 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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Mark your Calendars – FDA Biennial Registration Renewal for 2018!
August 31, 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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Negative ADD/CVD Determination on Uncoated Groundwood Paper from Canada
August 31, 2018
The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) determined that no antidumping or countervailing duty orders will be issued on groundwood ......

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CBP Fees increase October 1st, 2018
August 31, 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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Prime Minister Announces Changes to the Cabinet Committees
August 28, 2018
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced changes to the structure and mandate of Cabinet committees to make them even ......

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EOPS and Collection of Surtax
August 28, 2018
Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) provided the following response regarding participants in the Exporters of Processing Services (EOPS) program and ......

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Anti-Dumping Duties
August 28, 2018
The following is available on the Canada Border Services Agency website. Certain Unitized Wall Modules - Notice of Initiation of Expiry Review ......

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CBP Fees increased October 1st, 2018
August 24, 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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This Week’s U.S & China Trade Developments
August 24, 2018
On Thursday, 279 commodity classifications were added to the previous 818 commodity classifications impacted by the 25% duty on China ......

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China 301 Tariffs: Bond Saturation
August 24, 2018
As we continue to follow the effects of China 301 tariffs, we would like to remind importers of customs bond ......

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Conditions for importation of meat products from Japan Updated
August 24, 2018
Please be advised that Annex A for Japan in Chapter 10 of the Meat Hygiene Manual of Procedures has been ......

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Anti-Dumping Duties
August 24, 2018
The following are available on the Canada Border Services Agency website. Cold-Rolled Steel - Notice of Preliminary Determination On August 23, 2018, ......

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Anti-Dumping Duties
August 16, 2018
The following is now available on the Canada Border Services Agency website. Corrosion-Resistant Steel Sheet - Initiation of Investigation (Statement of Reasons) The ......

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New from Health Canada’s Consumer Product Safety Program
August 16, 2018
Safety of teething necklaces worn by children under three years of age in Canada The purpose of this notice is to ......

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Gov’t Takes Further Steps to Prevent Diversion of Steel Products Into Canada
August 16, 2018
The following can be found in its entirety on the Department of Finance Canada website. The Government of Canada continues to protect ......

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Section 232 Steel & Aluminum Duty – Rates double for Turkey Origin
August 13, 2018
CSMS 18-000477 has been issued in accordance with the Presidential Proclamation signed on Friday. This officially doubles the Section 232 ......

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Anti-Dumping Duties – Carbon Steel Welded Pipe
August 10, 2018
Carbon Steel Welded Pipe - Statement of Reasons The Canada Border Services Agency initiated an investigation on July 20, 2018, respecting ......

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Important regulatory information on small containers of architectural coatings
August 10, 2018
Environment and Climate Change Canada have sent the following message regarding the manufacture, import or sale of architectural coating products, ......

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Retaliatory Tariffs – Surtax Payable Twice
August 10, 2018
Canada Border Services Agency has provided a response to the following question. Can the same goods be subject to surtax more ......

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CBP Fees increased October 1st, 2018
August 10, 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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This Week’s U.S & China Trade Developments
August 10, 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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Section 301 – US China Tariffs
August 10, 2018
Section 301 FAQ Section 301 Background: Under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) initiated ......

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Proposed CCPSA General Prohibition Enforcement Webinars
August 3, 2018
The Consumer Product Safety Program of Health Canada wishes to introduce a new approach to communicate with stakeholders about its ......

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Anti-Dumping Duties
August 3, 2018
Oil Country Tubular Goods - Notice of Initiation of Normal Value Review (CITRA TURBINDO) The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has initiated ......

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CBP Publishes “What Every Member of the Trade Community Should Know About: Customs Value”
August 3, 2018
The US Customs & Border Protection website contains many valuable resources for importers, exporters, and the trade community.  The Willson ......

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TSCA Required on Composite Wood Products in March 2019
August 3, 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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USDA Changes Requirements for Chrysanthemums from Canada – UPDATE!
August 3, 2018
This week, it came to our attention that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) had changed the requirements for ......

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US Customs Issues Guidance on US Goods Returning Duty-Free
July 26, 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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FDA Releases “Small Entity Compliance Guide” for FSMA Deadlines
July 26, 2018
The Food and Drug Administration released a “Small Entity Compliance Guide” to assist small businesses remain compliant with the extended ......

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FDA Releases Updated Small Business Guide for Food Facility Registration
July 26, 2018
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) released an updated ‘Small Entity Compliance Guide” to help businesses comply with food ......

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REMINDER: USDA Import Permits
July 26, 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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Anti-Dumping Duties
July 26, 2018
Certain Fabricated Industrial Steel Components - Notice of Initiation of Scope Proceeding The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated a scope proceeding ......

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Canada Border Services Agency announces retroactive ADD on importations of steel rebar from Turkey
July 26, 2018
CBSA assesses $1.8 million in anti-dumping duty to help protect Canadian Steel Producers The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today ......

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Safe Food for Canadians: new licensing regime
July 26, 2018
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has launched a 45-day consultation on certain changes required as a result of the ......

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