Brazil: Country Updates with Luis Marques

October Update Brazil's Petrobras sees fuel demand that could affect future logistics prices Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras said October 18th, it has received "atypical demand" for fuel supplies in November that surpasses its production capacity. The company has been operating its refineries with a capacity factor of 90% in...

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6 Things All Exporters and Importers Should Know about the new CUSMA/USMCA/T-MEC Agreement (“New NAFTA”)

On July 1, 2020 the 26-year old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was replaced by the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA), the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), and Tratado entre México, Estados Unidos y Canadá (T-MEC). Under discussion for several years, this new trade deal introduces new regulations and regulatory amendments...

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SWI Is Coming to Canada, Are You Ready?

With Canada's new Single Window Initiative, clearing customs might get easier. But first, be prepared to provide import data a lot sooner … and a lot more of it! Single Window Initiative, or SWI, is a Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) program designed to standardize, modernize and streamline importing goods...

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