Trade Sanctions Are Still Operating During the Pandemic

Trade sanctions are still operating during the pandemic. The United States and other countries impose comprehensive economic and trade embargoes or more targeted sanctions on countries considered “bad actors” by the United Nations or individual countries. Small...

Proper Classification of Your Imports

Proper classification of your imports has become increasingly important in the age of escalating Trump tariffs. Proper classification of your imports determines whether your product will avoid or have to pay these punitive tariffs that increase your costs. The US...

Brexit: The New Deal

The new Brexit deal reached by Boris Johnson with the European Union (EU) essentially revives one of the options previously rejected by Theresa May. To avoid reintroducing a border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, the new Brexit deal instead...

Trade Watch: The Brexit Box

It’s March 29, 2019 – Brexit day – when Britain was scheduled to leave the European Union (EU). Instead, today the British Parliament for the third time rejected the EU Withdrawal Agreement negotiated by Theresa May’s government. This means that there is still no plan...

Trade Watch 2018

Here are the trade issues we will be watching through the course of 2018: Brexit: The two-year period for UK to negotiate its exit from the EU began on 29th March, 2017. Can the 30th March 2019 deadline be met? How will the anti-trade sentiments that fueled Brexit...