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Willson News Archive


CBSA Update – Deconsolidation Notice – Paper Options for Warehouse Operations, Terminal Operators and Freight Forwarders
June 23, 2017
The following is available in its entirety on the Canada Border Services Agency website. CN 17-20, Update - Deconsolidation Notice – ......

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CBSA offering Electronic Housebill Client Support for Freight Forwarders
June 23, 2017
Regulatory amendments published in the Canada Gazette, Part II, made eManifest requirements legally binding and a voluntary compliance period is ......

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Payments to CBSA now available through online banking with CIBC
June 23, 2017
Importers with their own account security or those who are under the GST Direct Payment Option can now make their ......

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FDA Delays Compliance Dates for Nutritional Labeling Changes
June 23, 2017
After a May 2016 decision to begin enforcement of new labeling requirements, the FDA has determined that the enforcement dates ......

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Trade Shows: Temporary Import Bond or Dutiable Consumption Entry?
June 23, 2017
Trade show season presents a number of unique challenges for importers and exporters.  Of course, you have goods that you ......

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Trade Show Season: Know Before You Go
June 23, 2017
This is the time of year when companies are preparing to be an exhibitor at a trade show in the ......

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CBSA System Outages, Interim Measures and Issuance of ACI Penalties to Highway Carriers
June 16, 2017
The following is available in its entirety on the Canada Border Services Agency website. CN 17-19, System Outages, Interim Measures and ......

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Canada – Ukraine Free Trade Agreement
June 16, 2017
The Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement received Royal Assent on June 1, 2017.  Information about the agreement is available on Global ......

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CBSA – What’s New
June 16, 2017
The following have been updated on the Canada Border Services Agency website. D2-6-3, Disposition of Alcoholic Beverages This memorandum explains the Canada ......

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Carbon and Alloy Steel Line Pipe, Preliminary Injury Inquiry
June 16, 2017
The Canadian International Trade Tribunal gives notice that it has initiated a preliminary injury inquiry to determine whether the evidence discloses ......

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Should we claim US Goods Returning under 9801.00.10 or NAFTA?
June 16, 2017
A common misconception is that goods, when returning to the US from Canada, are eligible for NAFTA.  That is not ......

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US Customs Publishes “Can my good benefit from a Free Trade Agreement?” Article
June 16, 2017
This week, US Customs and Border Protection Published an article covering a very popular topic: Free trade eligibility.  Many resident ......

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Commerce makes Final Determination for ADD on China Garlic
June 16, 2017
The US Department of Commerce has issued the final results of the anti-dumping review of garlic from China (A-570-831).  This ......

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Consultations on the renegotiation and modernization of NAFTA
June 9, 2017
On June 3, 2017, the Government of Canada launched public consultations on the renegotiation and modernization of the North American ......

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Certain road building machines now require vehicle registration and licensing
June 9, 2017
The following is available in its entirety on Ontario Ministry of Transportation website. Effective July 1, 2017, the definition ‘road-building machine’ ......

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GoC wants to hear from Canadians in developing A Food Policy for Canada
June 9, 2017
A Food Policy for Canada will be the first-of-its-kind for the Government of Canada, and represents an important step in ......

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Liquid Dielectric Transformers – Notice of Expiry of Order
June 9, 2017
The following is available in its entirety on the Canadian International Trade Tribunal website. Liquid Dielectric Transformers - Notice of Expiry ......

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Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Line Pipe Notice of Initiation of Investigations
June 9, 2017
The following is available in its entirety on the Canada Border Services Agency website. Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Line Pipe ......

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FDA to Extend Compliance Dates for Agricultural Water Standards
June 9, 2017
The FDA had previously announced that they were exploring ways to simplify the agriculture water standards.  Now, the FDA has ......

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FCC 740 Form Waiver Extended
June 9, 2017
In a CSMS message issued by US Customs, US Customs has advised brokers and importers that the waiver of FCC ......

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US Customs Publishes “Can my good benefit from a Free Trade Agreement?” Article
June 9, 2017
This week, US Customs and Border Protection Published an article covering a very popular topic: Free trade eligibility.  Many resident ......

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CBSA – Highway Pre-arrival and Reporting Requirements
June 2, 2017
The following memorandum has been revised and is available in its entirety on the Canada Border Services Agency website. D3-4-2, Highway ......

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CBSA – Commercial Importation of Intoxicating Liquors
June 2, 2017
The following memorandum has been updated and is available in its entirety on the Canada Border Services Agency website. D3-1-3, Commercial ......

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CITT issues finding concerning dumping of Certain Fabricated Industrial Steel Components
June 2, 2017
The following is available in its entirety on the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) website. Certain Fabricated Industrial Steel Components, Inquiry ......

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CFIA – Blended wine labelling consultation
June 2, 2017
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is consulting consumers and industry stakeholders on a proposed change to the way that ......

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CFIA Automated Import Reference System (AIRS) web page Updated
June 2, 2017
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has recently updated the CFIA Automated Import Reference System (AIRS) web page to include ......

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US Customs Publishes “Can my good benefit from a Free Trade Agreement?” Article
June 2, 2017
This week, US Customs and Border Protection Published an article covering a very popular topic: Free trade eligibility.  Many resident ......

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New Data Requirements on EPA Filings
June 2, 2017
Recently, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) moved to the ACE platform for entry transmission to CBP.  Some of those familiar ......

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FDA Publishes: “FSVP: What Do Importers Need to Know”
June 2, 2017
Amidst the preparation for the implementation of the Foreign Supplier Verification Program, the FDA published a very helpful article entitled, ......

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New export requirements for Ontario cherries
May 30, 2017
Effective June 1, 2017, fresh cherries grown in Ontario will be prohibited from moving into the United States and British ......

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UPDATED Customs Notices – House Bill Requirements for Consolidated Air Shipments & Timeline for Electronic House Bills
May 29, 2017
The following Customs Notices have been updated and are available in their entirety on the Canada Border Services Agency website. CN ......

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EPA Delays Compliance Dates for Composite Wood Certification
May 26, 2017
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has delayed the compliance dates for formaldehyde emissions standard certification of composite wood products ......

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Fresh Cherries from Ontario Prohibited
May 26, 2017
The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has issued notice that fresh cherries from Ontario will be refused entries at ......

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FSVP begins May 30th, Are you Ready?
May 26, 2017
As we approach an important implementation date of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), Willson International would like to provide ......

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FSVP News Brief – Produce Safety Rule Compliance Date
May 25, 2017
As we approach an important implementation date of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), Willson International would like to provide ......

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Canada Tariff Finder
May 19, 2017
The new Canada Tariff Finder is a free tool that allows Canadian exporters to check the tariffs applicable to a specific ......

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Silicon Metal – Extension of Investigations & Initiation of Section 20 Inquiry
May 19, 2017
Silicon Metal - Notice of Extension of Investigations The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has today extended the investigations with respect ......

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Bill C-30 – CETA Receives Royal Assent
May 19, 2017
Bill C-30, the bill to implement CETA, received royal assent May 17th, 2017.  The agreement provides for entering into force ......

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Anti-dumping Order Issued on Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip from China
May 19, 2017
On April 3rd the Federal Register published the official notice that antidumping and countervailing duties became effective on stainless steel ......

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FDA Issues FSVP Fact Sheets in Multiple Languages
May 19, 2017
In an effort to ‘spread the word’ on the Foreign Supplier Verification Program, the Food and Drug Administration has issued ......

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Foreign Supplier Verification Program Data Requirements begin May 30th!
May 19, 2017
As a reminder, shippers of human and animal feed will be required to report the DUNS number and the contact ......

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CBSA issues final determination concerning Certain Fabricated Industrial Steel Components
May 12, 2017
The following in now available on the Canada Border Services Agency website. On April 25, 2017, the Canada Border Services Agency ......

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Global Affairs Canada provides Softwood Lumber updates
May 12, 2017
Global Affairs Canada has provided information in relation to the softwood lumber dispute on its website. The Canada-U.S. softwood lumber dispute ......

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ITA issues ‘Fact Sheet’ on Preliminary Determination of CVD on Softwood Lumber
May 12, 2017
The International Trade Administration has issued a fact sheet outlining the preliminary determination of countervailing duties on softwood lumber from ......

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ACE Reporting becomes Mandatory May 18th
May 12, 2017
US Customs issued CSMS message 17-000253 advising that ACE reporting of all EPA required data elements will become mandatory on ......

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CBP Updates Foreign Supplier Verification Program Data Requirements
May 12, 2017
This week, CSMS message 17-000255 was issued with an update on the Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) Data Requirements.  Reporting ......

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Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) – Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP)
May 5, 2017
In 2011, the US Government passed the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).  The purpose of this legislation is to prevent ......

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Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) – FAQ
May 5, 2017
What is the FSMA? The Food Safety Modernization Act of 2011 What is the FSVP? The Foreign Supplier Verification Program As a Canadian company ......

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ITA issues ‘Fact Sheet’ on Preliminary Determination of CVD on Softwood Lumber
May 5, 2017
The International Trade Administration has issued a fact sheet outlining the preliminary determination of countervailing duties on softwood lumber from ......

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Enviromental Protection Agency (EPA) ACE Reporting becomes Mandatory May 18th
May 5, 2017
US Customs issued CSMS message 17-000253 advising that ACE reporting of all EPA required data elements will become mandatory on ......

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CBP Updates Foreign Supplier Verification Program Data Requirements
May 5, 2017
This week, CSMS message 17-000255 was issued with an update on the Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) Data Requirements. Reporting ......

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International Trade Minister concludes successful promotion of Canada’s forest industry during trade mission to China
May 5, 2017
China’s growing middle class represents one of the most dynamic and promising new sources of demand for Canada’s high-quality goods ......

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Sugar-Containing Products Export Quota: Quantities available for utilization
May 5, 2017
Due to exceptional circumstances, a portion of the sugar-containing products (SCP) export quota to the United States is now available ......

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Anti-Dumping Duties – Certain Concrete Reinforcing Bars
May 5, 2017
SIMA - Notice of Re-investigation - Certain Concrete Reinforcing Bar <link rel="stylesheet" href="/_wb/4.0.20/theme-gcwu-fegc/css/noscript.min.css" /> The Canada ......

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Countervailing Duties (CVD) to be Assessed on Certain Softwood Products From Canada!
April 28, 2017
A Federal Register Notice was published today announcing that the US Department of Commerce has made a Preliminary Determination that ......

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Updates to Canadian Food Inspection Agency Fertilizer Safety web pages
April 28, 2017
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has updated the layout of its fertilizer safety web content to make information easier ......

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Fabricated Industrial Steel Components – Notice of Final Determination
April 27, 2017
On April 25, 2017, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), made final determinations of dumping in respect of certain fabricated ......

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CBP Publishes Preliminary Cash Deposit Rates on Hardwood Plywood products from China
April 27, 2017
The US Department of Commerce has set new countervailing duty cash deposit requirements for imports of hardwood plywood products from ......

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NCBFAA Co-Chair calls FSVP “A Game Changer”
April 27, 2017
The National Customs Broker and Freight Forwarders Association of America’s RAC Co-Chair, Mike Lahar, spoke out about the FDA’s Foreign ......

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ITA issues ‘Fact Sheet’ on Preliminary Determination of CVD on Softwood Lumber
April 27, 2017
The International Trade Administration has issued a fact sheet outlining the preliminary determination of countervailing duties on softwood lumber from ......

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