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USMCA DEAL PUSHES AMERICAN DAIRY INTO PROTECTED CANADIAN MARKET – ALTHOUGH GAINS WILL BE INCREMENTAL

COMMENTATORS may scoff at President Donald Trump’s ‘Art of the Deal’ negotiating pretentions, but it would be hard to argue that the American food sector was not a winner in the new USA-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) trade deal, stuck on September 30.…

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NEW NORTH AMERICAN TRADE DEAL PROMOTES REGULATORY HARMONISATION – EUROPEAN EXPORTERS COULD BENEFIT

THE PLASTICS industries of the United States, Canada and Mexico have something to cheer about – at last – from American trade policy – a north American trade deal that cuts regulatory barriers as well as tariffs. But as these three plastics markets – with a combined population of close to 500 million people – become more integrated, will this make them a tougher mark for European plastics exporters, who lack trade deals with the USA, especially.…

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USA, CANADA AND MEXICO MOVE TOWARDS PERSONAL CARE PRODUCT REGULATORY HARMONISATION IN NEW TRADE DEAL

THE PERSONAL care product industries of the United States, Canada and Mexico have something to cheer about – at last – from American trade policy – a north American trade deal that will cut regulatory barriers as well as tariffs.

While ensuring most trade in personal care products will be exported duty free between the three signatory countries, a new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) – which was announced on September 30 – has a special personal care product annex.…

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INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY ROUND UP – US-CHINA TRADE WAR HITS CONFECTIONERY EXPORTERS

 

AMERICAN confectioners may suffer from the latest tit-for-tat tariff exchange between the USA and China, with retaliatory duties from China targeting US confectionery exports. Many of these duties are high – at 25% – imposed from September 24 on US-made sugar; cocoa powder; milk powder; honey; jams; and more; plus 20% duties on US-made confectionery without cocoa; chewing gum; some chocolates; and more.…

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CANADA LAUNCHES AVIATION BIOFUEL DEVELOPMENT COMPETITION

THE CANADIAN government has launched a contest encouraging innovators to develop and use biofuels to fly commercial airliners in Canada. The Natural Resources Canada ministry said four finalists (or fewer) will receive up to Canadian dollars CAD2 million (USD1.53 million) each over 18 months to scale up sustainable aviation fuel in Canada.…

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CANADA RESISTS AUSTRALIA WTO PANEL PUSH OVER WINE IMPORT RESTRICTIONS

THE CANADIAN government is resisting Australian proposals to establish a disputes panel at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to judge whether discrimination against wines imported into Canada break global commerce agreements.

Despite Australia making its initial complaint to the WTO back in January, Canada claimed to a WTO disputes settlement body (DSB) meeting yesterday (Aug 27) that talks held since then between the two governments had been inconclusive and more time was needed for consultations.…

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CANADA RESISTS US PRESSURE TO WEAKEN POULTRY SUPPLY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

CANADA’S government has been talking tough about protecting the country’s supply management system, as negotiators conduct what might be the final round of talks to renew the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), with the United States and Mexico.

Faced with objections from US President Donald Trump about sky-high Canadian tariffs on out-of-quota imports of some foods, including chicken and turkey, Ottawa has stressed that it wants to preserve its supply management of these poultry products within Canada.…

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CHINA INVESTMENT IS MAJOR GLOBAL SHOT IN THE ARM FOR NUCLEAR ENERGY SECTOR

China seems to have given the world nuclear industry back its mojo this summer with two big moves: the signing in June of an order for four Gen 3+ VVER-1200 reactors from Russia’s Rosatom. This certainly got the bubbly flowing at the World Nuclear Exhibition, in Paris, in late June, following two years of sluggish investment in this globalised industry.…

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IRELAND’S SERVICE STATION CHAINS ARE RADICALLY CHANGING THE RETAIL SCENE TO A US OUT-OF-TOWN ROAD STOPS

LARGE motorway service areas have become a recent feature of the Irish landscape, with plaza-type facilities incorporating fuel, food and grocery retailers under one roof.  However, the key players in the forecourt market, which is increasingly held by Irish firms Maxol and Applegreen, along with Canadian newcomer Couche-Tard – are now racing to reposition themselves given the Irish government plans by 2030 to end sales of petrol and diesel vehicles.…

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CANADA ALUMINIUM ASSOCIATION TO REQUEST REMOVAL OF RE-EXPORTED ALUMINIUM LINES FROM CANADIAN RETALIATORY DUTY LIST

THE ALUMINUM Association of Canada is assessing the list of aluminium products that could be subject to retaliatory duties following the USA’s imposition of tariffs to identify lines that maybe re-exported multiple times during complex manufacturing processes. The industry group will request that these lines are reduced from the Canadian government safeguard duty list.…

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