Onion Pilot Project for Canadian Exporters of Onions to the USAMar 10, 2022
Please be advised that a new pilot project for exports of onions to the United States is now available. “Operational procedure: Onion Pilot Project for Canadian Partners in Quality Preventive Control Inspection.” This procedure provides industry participants with the option to participate in the existing Canadian Partners in Quality (C-PIQ) Program. Industry can self-issue their […]
DUNS Portal Facility LookupOct 15, 2020
Searching for an FDA DUNS number for your shipments to the USA? You can register on the FDA DUNS Portal site to access US facility DUNS numbers. The DUNS number must appear on your commercial invoice and is a requirement for the Single Window Program for FDA products. https://fdadunslookup.com
CUSMA (Canada-US-Mexico Agreement) Replaces NAFTA on July 1, 2020Jun 26, 2020
The Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA or also referred to USMCA) is scheduled to enter into force on July 1, 2020, replacing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). There will be no transition period. The CUSMA certificate and Continuation Page are both available in our Forms section of this website https://alphacbusa.com/resources/forms/ Once the CUSMA comes into effect, […]
U.S. Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus RequirementsDec 06, 2019
On November 15, 2019, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) released a Federal Order regarding the importation of tomato and pepper which are hosts of the Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus (ToBRFV). Effective November 22, 2019, the United States Department of Agriculture – Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) will impose new requirements […]
US Customs Section 301 – Tranche 4 Duty 15% – Effective September 1, 2019Sep 04, 2019
Modifications to the action being taken in the Section 301 investigation will increase the rate of additional duty from 10 to 15 percent for the products of China covered by the $300 billion tariff action (Tranche 4) published on August 20, 2109. BACKGROUND: On August 20, 2019, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) published a […]
National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) – Implementation of Import Restrictions; “Certification of Admissibility” for Certain Fish Products from MexicoJun 27, 2019
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) published a notice in the Federal Register on August 28, 2018, entitled “Implementation of Import Restrictions; “Certification of Admissibility” for Certain Fish Products from Mexico¨ (83 FR 43796).
EPA TSCA Title VI – Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood ProductsJun 27, 2019
As of June 1, 2018, and until March 22, 2019, composite wood products sold, supplied, offered for sale, manufactured, or imported in the United States were required to be labeled as CARB ATCM Phase II or TSCA Title VI compliant.
US Customs – Section 301 China origin goodsMar 15, 2019
Section 301 Trade Remedies to be Assessed on Certain Products from China
New seizure policy for significant undervaluation of commercial goodsJun 09, 2015
CBSA has a new seizure policy in regards to the significant undervaluation of commercial LVS goods (less than $2500 CAD) arriving with UPS, FedEx and DHL.