Preferential Trade updates October 2022

AfCFTA launches guided trade initiative for seven countries The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) secretariat based in Accra, the capital of Ghana, launched a guided trade initiative for seven member countries. These seven countries which have signaled their readiness to start trading under AfCFTA were Tanzania, Mauritania, Kenya, Egypt, Cameroon, Rwanda, and Ghana.  Secretary-General of […]

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Regulatory Compliance updates October 2022

Canada: launched the CARM Client Portal CARM Release 1: May 25, 2021: Release 1 launched the CARM Client Portal, a self-service tool that will facilitate accounting and revenue management processes with the CBSA. The CARM Client Portal is available to importers and brokers, as well as trade consultants who currently submit rulings on behalf of importers. […]

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Anti-dumping Duty updates October 2022

Canada: Notice of initiation of a re-investigation - Oil country tubular goods and seamless casing (OS 2022 RI) The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has initiated a re-investigation to update the normal values and export prices, in accordance with the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), respecting certain oil country tubular goods (OCTG) and certain seamless […]

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Customs Tariff updates October 2022

Argentina Customs Tariff Updates Argentina customs authority has updated the import tariff. Update includes the changes in the HTS codes for certain product(s) classified under chapter 84. Algeria Customs Tariff Updates Algeria customs authority has updated the import tariff. Update includes the changes in HTS codes, import duty and VAT rates for certain products classified […]

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European Union adopts eighth package of sanctions against Russia

The EU on October 6th adopted its 8th package of Russia sanctions in response to the recent Russian annexation of Ukraine’s Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporizhzhia, and Kherson regions. The package: Prohibits the provision of maritime transport and technical assistance, brokering services, or financing or financial assistance, related to the maritime transport to third countries of crude […]

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WTO

WTO updates 09/22

Argentina initiates WTO dispute complaint targeting Peruvian duties on biodiesel imports Argentina has requested WTO dispute consultations with Peru concerning anti-dumping and countervailing duties imposed by Peru on imports of biodiesel from Argentina. The request was circulated to WTO members on 6 September. Botswana Unified Revenue Services (BURS) Aligns Organizational Restructuring Through the Implementation of the […]

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