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Global Trade Alert: Montreal Port Strike

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Global Trade Alert Message: The Port of Montreal workers began an open-ended strike Monday morning that has halted operations at one of the busiest ports in Canada. Thousands of businesses and supply chains are expected to be affected. This strike is now the second labor dispute in less than one year at the port. The… Read more »

Global Trade Alert: Aluminum Tariffs Reinstated on UAE

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Global Trade Alert Message: In one of Joe Biden’s first trade actions, he reinstated a 10 percent duty on aluminum imports from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). This tariff was previously in effect until former President Trump removed it just one day before leaving office. The United Arab Emirates is one of the world’s biggest… Read more »

Global Trade Alert: Hong Kong Goods Labeling

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Global Trade Alert Message: Goods made in Hong Kong for export to the United States will need to be labeled as Made in China beginning September 25th. This move was announced after China imposed a national security law on Hong Kong. The United States determined that Hong Kong is “no longer sufficiently autonomous to justify differential… Read more »

Coronavirus Service Alert

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Coronavirus Service Alert The coronavirus outbreak in China has been causing a ripple effect across global supply chains over the past several weeks. As a global logistics provider, Logistics Plus is uniquely positioned to have our hand on the pulse of this situation. Below are several key status updates and insights as of February 17th,… Read more »

Global Trade Alert: USMCA Set To Replace NAFTA

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Global Trade Alert Message: The United States-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, or USMCA, was officially passed by the Senate today. This new agreement replaces the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and is a major overhaul of the trade rules pertaining to the countries of North America. The biggest changes in the agreement were centered around agriculture,… Read more »

Global Trade Alert: Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Reimposed

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Global Trade Alert Message: President Trump has accused Brazil, Argentina, and France of economic actions that he believes disadvantage U.S. companies and American farmers. The President announced Monday that the U.S. will be reimposing steel and aluminum tariffs on these three countries, opening new trade war fronts. The President also stated that the Federal Reserve… Read more »

Global Trade Alert: China Tariffs Scheduled to Increase

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Global Trade Alert Message: In early September, President Trump announced that he was delaying plans to impose an additional 5 percent duty on more than $250 billion worth of Chinese goods. The section 301 China tariffs is now scheduled to increase from 25% to 30% on October 15th. The increase in tariffs is for lists… Read more »

Global Trade Alert: China Announces Tariff Exclusions

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Global Trade Alert Message: China announced this week the first exclusions from its additional 25% tariff on imports of U.S. goods. After the announcement, President Trump delayed the increase of Section 301 tariffs from 25% to 30% until October 15th on $250 billion worth of goods imported from China. The China tariff exclusions will take… Read more »

Global Trade Alert: Imports from EU Subject to Tariffs

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Global Trade Alert Message: Nearly a hundred additional products with a trade value of about $4 billion have been added to a list of goods imported from the European Union that could be subject to additional tariffs in a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies. In April, the office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued… Read more »

Global Trade Alert: China Tariffs Increase

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Global Trade Alert Message: As a part of the September 2018 tariff announcement, the United States has chosen to modify the Section 301 tariffs by increasing duties from 10 to 25 percent. The increase will take place on May 10th. The Federal Register noted that, “The Trade Representative has further determined to establish a process… Read more »