Rob Moore

Rob Moore
As Principal of Consulting for Tradewin's Canadian practice, Rob brings expertise in H.S. Classification, Valuation, North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Least Developed Country Tariff (LDCT), and General Preferential Tariff (GPT), as well as extensive experience with the automotive and textile industries.

Recent Posts

A CBSA Strike is Coming

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The two unions representing the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) have voted to strike. The statement was issued on July 27, 2021. The Border Services Officers voted 90% in favour of going out on strike. The border officers are deemed as an essential service in Canada, however the strike action could cause delays in commercial traffic at inland ports of entry and at the border points. The strike action could cause delays in international parcel delivers and a disruption in the collection of duty and taxes imposed on goods entering Canada.

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Topics: Tradewin, Canada, Customs, CBSA

Here We Go Again With Some Good News

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On August 6, 2020, the U.S. government announced a 10% tariff on aluminum that originates in Canada. The explanation for which was that aluminum is a security threat to the United States.

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Topics: Canada, United States

Here We Go Again - New Tariffs on Canadian Aluminum

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On August 16, 2020 the U.S. government imposed a 10% tariff on aluminum that originates in Canada.

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Topics: Canada, United States

Notice of Intent to Impose Countermeasures Against the United States

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On May 31st, the Canadian Department of Finance issued a notice of intent to impose tariffs on certain product of US origin imported into Canada. I usually impart some humour into my blogs or attempt to at least, however these are some pretty significant and serious countermeasures.

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Topics: Canada

Lumber Tariff Tiff

Canada Lumber Tariff

A message from your Tradewin friends in Canada:

What is softwood lumber? It is lumber from coniferous trees such as pine, spruce, and Douglas fir.

The top six uses for Canadian softwood lumber are:

  1. Decking
  2. Flooring
  3. Paneling
  4. Framing
  5. Furniture
  6. Not hockey sticks

And now, it looks like it’s going to cost American importers as much as an extra 25% if they buy Canadian softwood lumber.

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Topics: Canada