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Canada removes tariffs on goods from Ukraine for one year

The Ukraine Goods Remission Order became effective June 9, 2022 ...

CBSA is consulting on new regulations for the examination of travelers' personal digital devices

Regulations would set out the requirements for CBSA officers to conduct an examination of a device within legally-binding controls ...

CFIA announces change in prioritization of compliance activities for manufactured foods

The Agency will conduct compliance activities consistent with its long-standing compliance and enforcement policy ...

Reminder: New certification process for import of meat and poultry products from the U.S.

  Starting June 13 all certificates for meat and poultry products imported into Canada from the United States will be digitally signed ...

Canada's trade surplus decreased in April

Statistics Canada reports slower growth in Canadian merchandise imports and exports ...

IATA reports that global air cargo demand fell 11.2% in April

Omicron in Asia and the Russia-Ukraine war continue to create a challenging operating backdrop ...

Trade ministers from Canada and India note progress in free trade talks

Ministers discuss status of talks on key issues, including trade in goods and services, and investment protection ...

Upholstered domestic furniture from China - HTL Furniture

Notice of close of record and updated schedule ...

CFIA Reminder: Upcoming changes for select imports and Ministerial Exemptions

As of July 4, 2022, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) will be making service changes at the Centre of Administration for Permissions ...

CFIA Notice to Industry - Avian Influenza

(June 6 update) Restriction on imports of live birds, bird products and by-products from states affected by Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in the United States ...

CFIA Notice to Industry

: Listeria monocytogenes in imported Enoki mushrooms. Obligations of the Importer ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to June 6, 2022 ...

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Generate customized reports on Canadian and U.S. trade in goods with over 200 countries ...

Canadian railways total freight volume dropped again in March

Statistics Canada reports that the overall tonnage was the lowest for March since 2016 ...

OECD leading indicators point to stable growth in Canada, Japan and the U.S.

Growth is losing momentum in France, Germany, Italy, as well as in the United Kingdom ...

Government of Canada extends COVID-19 border measures

Measures in place at Canadian airports and land borders include vaccine mandates and random COVID-19 tests ...

Customs Notice 19-18 Amendments to the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement (CIFTA) - Minor Processing Operations

Revised May 31, 2022. This revised customs notice is being issued to advise importers that one of the amendments that was included in CIFTA's modernization, is a modified definition for what constitutes minor processing ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to May 30, 2022 ...

U.S. initiates second CUSMA dispute on Canadian dairy tariff-rate quota policies

The U.S. is challenging TRQ allocation measures and allocation periods within the TRQs ...

Tribunal finds dumping/subsidizing of drill pipe from China causes no injury to Canadian industry

The Canada Border Services Agency will therefore terminate its dumping and subsidizing investigations ...

Government of Canada to establish independent review body for the CBSA

The government is proposing to invest $112.3 million over six years to establish the PCRC ...

As Ukraine conflict and COVID-19 weigh on trade the WTO's Goods barometer remains flat

The WTO says the latest outlook scales back the earlier optimism in the barometer from February ...

Canada submits request to join the Digital Economy Partnership Agreement

The agreement is aligned with Canada's international trade policy objectives, including encouraging e-commerce as a means of facilitating and diversifying international trade and investment ...

Travel Advisory - Canada Border Services Agency has resumed service at Gretna

Heavy flooding in North Dakota that resulted in highway closures has now receded ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to May 23, 2022 ...

CBSA finds dumping would resume if duties expired on gypsum board from the United States

Tribunal will now determine whether the expiry of duties is likely to result in injury to Canadian industry ...

Tribunal maintains, with amendments, injury finding on steel sheet and strip from certain countries

The Trade Tribunal says resumption of dumping and subsidizing would result in injury to Canadian industry, except for Ukraine goods ...

More time needed in investigation of dumping and subsidizing of mattresses from China

Circumstances make it difficult for CBSA to make a preliminary determination within ninety days ...

Canada issues revised dairy tariff rate quota policies under CUSMA

Changes follow a CUSMA dispute settlement panel report issued after a request from the U.S ...

Consultations on tariff rate quota for sugar-containing products and origin quota for high-sugar containing products

: Canada's administration of the tariff rate quota for sugar-containing products for export to the United States (WTO-SCP) and the origin quota for high-sugar containing products for export to the European Union and its members states (CETA-HSCP) ...

Consultations on potential collection and publication of country of melt and pour information for steel imports

Increasing surveillance over COM could increase supply chain transparency and help in obtaining a more fulsome picture of the origins of imported steel goods ...

China removes restrictions on Canadian canola exports

Canada has been advised that China has reinstated access to its market for two Canadian companies that China Customs had suspended from exporting canola seed to China since March 2019 ...

New Zealand initiates dispute settlement proceedings under CPTPP against Canada's implementation of dairy quotas

New Zealand considers the manner in which Canada is implementing its dairy TRQs to be inconsistent with its obligations under CPTPP ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to May 16, 2022 ...

Canadian Government intends to remove all tariffs on goods from Ukraine

By removing tariffs for a one year period, Canada would continue to support Ukraine's economy ...

CBSA resumes services and adjusts hours at more ports of entry

These changes are in addition to the previously announced resumption of service at small airports ...

Restriction on imports of live birds and products from U.S. states affected by avian influenza

Commercial imports are restricted from the specific quarantine zones within certain states until further notice ...

U.S. Customs sets up pilot project on digital export documents for used vehicles

CBP will decide within two years whether to require electronic submission of ownership documentation ...

CFIA Notice to Industry

: Amended inspection requirements for processed feathers ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to May 9, 2022 ...

CBSA reminds Canadians of cannabis border laws

It remains illegal to import into Canada, or export from Canada, cannabis and cannabis products without a valid permit or exemption (including CBD products derived from cannabis or hemp) ...

Canada's imports and exports reach record highs

March imports increased 7.7%, while exports were up 6.3% ...

War in Ukraine and omicron affect global air cargo volumes

IATA reports that global air cargo demand fell 5.2% year-over-year in March ...

Canada and the Philippines set up a joint economic commission

Initiative builds on the momentum created by the launch of trade negotiations between Canada and ASEAN ...

CBSA resumes customs services at certain small airports

The Agency will resume services at 47 small airports on May 2 and May 15th ...

Goods to be employed in a noxious atmosphere

Memorandum D10-15-26 has been updated as a result of Canadian International Trade Tribunal decisions on the classification of rubber medical examination gloves ...

Concrete reinforcing bar from Turkey - olakolu

Conclusion of normal value review ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to May 2, 2022 ...

Tribunal finds dumping/subsidizing of mattresses from China injures Canadian industry

Provisional anti-dumping/countervailing duties could soon apply to importations of these goods ...

WTO members commit to negotiate dispute settlement reform

The United States has been blocking the processes to appoint judges, effectively disabling the Appellate Body ...

Government of Canada announces some easing of COVID-19 border measures

Within the changes, vaccinated travellers will no longer be required to provide a quarantine plan upon entry ...

U.S. Government extends COVID-19 border requirements for non-U.S. travelers

Requirements will continue to apply to non-U.S. travelers who are traveling both for essential and non-essential reasons ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to April 25, 2022 ...

Customs Notice 22-10

Highway Sufferance Warehouse Closure (Québec, QC) ...

Duties on certain fabricated steel components from three countries will expire on May 24

The Trade Tribunal received no submissions in support of a continuation of its order ...

Duty relief orders related to COVID-19 pandemic will end on May 7, 2022

The Certain Goods Remission Order (COVID-19) and the Goods for Emergency Use Remission Order will expire ...

WTO registers member countries' import licensing procedures

Members have to notify their import licensing regulations and changes to these regulations within 60 days ...

OECD leading indicators show growth losing momentum in Europe

The CLIs remain above trend and signal stable growth in the United States, Japan and Canada ...

Carbon steel fasteners from China (Robertson Jiaxing)

Notice of close of record and updated schedule - normal value review ...

Import of Wheat, Barley and their Products

Notice to Importers Serial No. 1072 - updated to inform importers of the rules and procedures governing the administration of the tariff rate quotas (TRQs) for wheat, barley and their products ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to April 19, 2022 ...

CBSA finds dumping/subsidizing would resume if duties expired on pipe fittings from three countries

Tribunal will now determine whether the expiry of duties is likely to result in injury to Canadian industry ...

New measures aimed at strengthening Canada's trade remedy system

Amendments will prevent circumvention of duties and prevent potential surges of unfairly traded imports ...

WTO says war in Ukraine reduces global trade volume growth forecast

Lockdowns in China to prevent the spread of COVID are also disrupting global trade ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to April 11, 2022 ...

Commercial traffic delays along Mexico-Texas border and the resulting supply chain disruptions

The longer than average wait times are unrelated to U.S. customs screening activities and are due to additional and unnecessary inspections being conducted by the Texas Department of Public Safety ...

Polyethylene terephthalate resin from Canada, China, India, and Oman

Continuation of the antidumping duty orders following determinations by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission ...

Canada's trade surplus narrows as imports increase

Statistics Canada report that February imports rose 3.9 percent while exports were up 2.8 percent ...

Global air cargo growth continued in February

IATA reports that global air cargo demand was up 2.9% compared to February 2021 ...

Canada launches consultations on reciprocal procurement policies

How to offset negative effects of restrictive measures adopted by Canada's trading partners ...

Treatment of commissions and brokerage in the calculation of value for duty

Commissions and brokerage are amounts paid to intermediaries who help in the conclusion of a sale ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to April 4, 2022 ...

Canada expands simplified renewal process for passports

Canadians in Canada and abroad can now use the simplified process to renew an expired passport as long as it was issued within the last 15 years ...

Canada and the United Kingdom begin first round of FTA negotiations

The UK was Canada's third-largest individual country trading partner in 2021 for both goods and services ...

WTO members still pushing to commence Appellate Body appointment process

The United States has been blocking the processes to appoint new judges to the Appellate Body ...

Tribunal to review expiry of duties on concrete reinforcing bar from several countries

The anti-dumping finding is scheduled to expire unless CBSA and Tribunal decide to maintain it ...

CBSA starts dumping and subsidizing investigations on drill pipe from China

Trade Tribunal will first determine whether the imports are harming Canadian producers ...

Refined Sugar from the United States, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the European Union

Conclusion of re-investigations of the normal values, export prices and amounts of subsidy ...

Changes to Excise Duty Rates on Alcohol and Tobacco Products effective April 1, 2022

Customs Notice 22-06 advises of an update to the Customs Commercial System for changes to excise duty rates on alcohol and tobacco products effective April 1, 2022 ...

Tariff Classification Policy on ratchet drives

Memorandum D10-14-36 was updated clarify what can be considered "adjustable" and clarify the administrative policy regarding the classification of hand-operated spanners and wrenches ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to March 28, 2022 ...

Canada to remove pre-entry test requirement for fully vaccinated travellers on April 1

Fully vaccinated travellers will no longer need to provide a pre-entry COVID-19 test result to enter Canada ...

Canadian railways total freight volume dropped in January

While rail freight transport typically slows down during the winter months this was the lowest level since 2014 ...

Customs administrative penalties can be assessed for several reasons

Non-compliance with requirements may result in being assessed a monetary penalty under AMPS ...

OECD reports an acceleration in G20 merchandise trade in fourth quarter of 2021

Total G20 exports were up 3.4% and imports up 5.0%, compared to the previous quarter ...

Concrete reinforcing bar from Turkey - Kroman

Conclusion of normal value review ...

Concrete reinforcing bar from Turkey - Çolakoğlu

Notice of close of record and updated schedule ...

New meat import conditions and certificates for Brazil

A transition period of 8 weeks will be allowed to accommodate shipments already on route ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to March 21, 2022 ...

CP and Teamsters agree to binding arbitration and resume operation Tuesday

CP will resume normal train operations across Canada as soon as possible ...

CP issues 72-hour lock-out notice to Teamsters train & engine employees

Railway plans to lock-out employees at 00:01 ET on March 20, 2022 if no agreement is reached ...

Canada and India resume talks on Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement

Trade ministers from both countries agreed to re-launch negotiations and consider an interim agreement ...

Global Affairs to conduct impact assessments on a Canada-ASEAN free trade agreement

The Canadian government is seeking the views of Canadians on the potential impacts and opportunities ...

New certification process for import of meat and poultry products from the U.S. to begin in June

Starting June 13 all certificates for meat and poultry products imported into Canada from the United States will be digitally signed ...

Government of Canada publishes report on labour exploitation in global supply chains

This is an important step towards the Minister of Labour's mandate commitment to introduce legislation to eradicate forced labour from Canadian supply chains ...

Canada, United States agree on protocol to guide the cross-border transit of animals in emergency situations

The policy makes it easier and faster to evacuate regulated animals across the border during emergencies such as flooding, forest fires, extreme weather conditions or disasters, or when routine transportation routes are impaired without feasible alternatives ...

CFIA to refuse entry for import of aquatic animals from the Netherlands for dead bait

Importers are advised that no new permits will be issued for this commodity ...

Canada's merchandise imports fell 7.4% in January

The country's trade balance went from a $1.6 billion deficit in December to a $2.6 billion surplus in January ...

Reinvestigation of values of oil country tubular goods from several countries

Revised amounts could change the rates of anti-dumping duty payable on imports ...

Canada removes Most-Favoured-Nation Tariff treatment on imports from Russia and Belarus

The General Tariff (35%) will now be applicable on virtually all imports from Russia and Belarus ...

Global air cargo kept increasing in January but at a slower pace

Global demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometers, was up 2.7% compared to January 2021 ...

Oil country tubular goods from India - Jindal Saw

Conclusion of normal value review ...

Aluminum extrusions from China - Test‑Rite

Conclusion of normal value review ...

Carbon steel fasteners from Chinese Taipei (Honor Best)

Notice of close of record and updated schedule - normal value review ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to March 7, 2022 ...

CFIA notice to exporters of onions to the United State

: Please be advised that a new pilot project for exports of onions to the United States is now available. "Operational procedure: Onion Pilot Project for Canadian Partners in Quality Preventive Control Inspection." ...

Changes to required plant health documentation for importing invertebrates and micro-organisms

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is updating and simplifying the process for importing invertebrates and micro-organisms under the Plant Protection Act ...

CBSA starts dumping and subsidizing investigations on mattresses from China

Trade Tribunal will first determine whether the imports are harming Canadian producers ...

Global Affairs consults on implementation of CUSMA dairy tariff rate quotas Panel report

Government says it is committed to working closely with industry and partners to reach a solution ...

CBSA finds dumping/subsidizing would resume if duties expired on large line pipe from China and Japan

Tribunal will now determine whether the expiry of duties is likely to result in injury to Canadian industry ...

Tribunal to review expiry of duties on pup joints from China

The anti-dumping finding is scheduled to expire unless CBSA and Tribunal decide to maintain it ...

Duty on certain fabricated industrial steel components from several countries could expire in May

Tribunal is seeking opinions on whether it should let the finding expire or conduct an expiry review ...

Procedures for verifications of origin under a Free Trade Agreement with European countries

Memorandum D11-4-21 was created to describe the verification of origin procedures used in Canada's free trade agreements with countries in Europe ...

Importation of Vehicles

Memorandum D19-12-1 has been updated ...

Notice to Exporters and Brokers

Export and Brokering of items listed on the Export Control List and the Brokering Control List to Russia ...

Consulting with Canadians on the proposed addition of North Macedonia and Qatar to the Automatic Firearms Country Control List

The AFCCL is a positive list of countries to which it has been deemed appropriate to allow the export from Canada ...

CFIA - Notice to industry

: Changes to import requirements for pet chews made from animal products and by-products ...

Tribunal finds dumping of oil country tubular goods from Austria causes no injury to Canadian industry

Anti-dumping duties will not be collected by the CBSA on importations of these goods ...

Dumping of container chassis from China injures Canadian industry according to CITT

Anti-dumping and countervailing duties will be collected by the CBSA on importations of these goods ...

The UK reaches a major milestone in bid to join CPTPP free trade area

Members of the trade pact have agreed that Britain can proceed with its request to join the group ...

E-commerce negotiators at the WTO are trying to find common ground

Members exchanged proposals on telecommunications services, access to online platforms and competition ...

Non-commercial Provincial Tax Collection Programs

Memorandum D2-3-6 has been revised ...

Oil country tubular goods from South Korea - Nexteel

Conclusion of normal value review ...

Entry into force of sewing thread, narrow elastic and pocket fabric requirement for apparel goods

This notice is to inform Tariff Preference Level (TPL) clients of changes which entered into force effective January 1, 2022 ...

Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreements Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Imports

- Utilization levels have been updated to February 21, 2022 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to February 21, 2022 ...

CFIA Notice to industry

: Implementation date for new policy chapter on import of eggs and egg products ...

CUSMA panel rules against U.S. tariff on solar products from Canada

Panel rules that the U.S. is required to exclude imports from Canada from a safeguard measure ...

Border offices that were blocked by demonstrators have reopened

Windsor Ambassador bridge, Pacific Highway, Coutts and Emerson ports of entry are now open ...

Canadian government continues mandatory pre-departure COVID tests for travelers

Travelers will now have a choice between a negative 24 hours antigen tests or the current negative 72 hours molecular test ...

Canada to join EU consultations at WTO concerning China's trade actions against Lithuania goods

China's discriminatory trade practices against Lithuania are also hitting other exports from the European Union ...

Excise duty rates increasing on certain products on April 1, 2022

(spirits, wine, beer, certain tobacco products) ...

Carbon steel welded pipe from Turkey - Borusan

Notice of normal value review ...

Carbon steel welded pipe from Turkey - Cayirova

Notice of normal value review ...

Carbon steel welded pipe from Pakistan - IIL

Notice of normal value review ...

Textiles and Apparel for import from the European Union under the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

Notice to Importers No. 1069 sets out the policies and practices pertaining to the administration of textiles and apparel for import from the European Union and its member states under the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement ...

Canada's merchandise trade balance returns to a deficit position

Statistics Canada report that December imports rose 3.7% while exports were down 0.9% ...

Duty on concrete reinforcing bar from several countries could expire in May

Tribunal is seeking opinions on whether it should let the finding expire or conduct an expiry review ...

OECD leading indicators point to moderating growth in several major economies

The CLIs for Canada, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom confirm having passed a turning point ...

Conditional tariff relief: diversions must be reported promptly

Duty relief provisions are under the strict condition that imported goods be used in a specific way ...

Tariff Classification of wood flooring products (including cork)

Memorandum D10-14-55 was revised to clarify current policies or procedures and reflect the guidance provided by existing World Customs Organization ...

Oil country tubular goods from India - Jindal Saw

Notice of close of record and updated schedule - normal value review ...

Concrete reinforcing bar from Turkey - Kroman

Notice of close of record and updated schedule - Normal value review ...

Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreements Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Imports

- Utilization levels have been updated to February 7, 2022 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to February 7, 2022 ...

CFIA - Notice to Industry: Detection of high pathogenic influenza (H5N1) in a commercial flock in Canada

Canada has reported this finding to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) in accordance with international reporting obligations ...

Tribunal maintains injury finding on steel grating from China

The Trade Tribunal says resumption of dumping and subsidizing would result in injury to Canadian industry ...

Canada and Ukraine will negotiate modernization of current FTA

A modernized CUFTA will further expand Canada and Ukraine's commercial ties ...

U.S. signals possible reduction of duties on Canadian softwood lumber

U.S. Department of Commerce announced the preliminary results for the third administrative review ...

WTO study explores role of trade in strengthening developing countries' economic resilience

Further measures are needed to support developing countries' use of trade as a tool for growth ...

Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreements Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Imports

- Utilization levels have been updated to January 31, 2022 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to January 31, 2022 ...

Tribunal finds dumping of oil country tubular goods from Mexico causes no injury to Canadian industry

Anti-dumping duties will not be collected by the CBSA on importations of these goods ...

CBSA confirms dumping decision on oil country tubular goods from Austria

The Trade tribunal is continuing its inquiry on injury to the domestic industry ...

Strong December performance contributes to great year for global air cargo in 2021

Full-year demand for air cargo increased by 6.9% in 2021 according to IATA's data ...

St. Lawrence Seaway cargo up slightly in 2021 navigation season

Over 38 million tonnes of cargo transited the system during the season, despite another challenging year ...

Goods manufactured or produced wholly or in part by prison labour

Memorandum D9-1-6  has been updated to include information on Canada’s import prohibition on goods mined, manufactured or produced wholly or in part by forced labour as established by the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement Implementation Act ...

Canada-Chili Free Trade Agreement (CCRFTA) Rules of Origin

Memorandum D11-5-4 signals that the CCFTA Rules of Origin Regulations have been amended to reflect the modernized rules of origin provisions which entered into force on October 15, 2021 ...

Aluminum extrusions from China - Test‑Rite

Notice of close of record and updated schedule - normal value review ...

Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreements Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Imports

- Utilization levels have been updated to January 24, 2022 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to January 24, 2022 ...

New phytosanitary requirements for the export of Canadian pine wood to China

The implementation date will be strictly enforced and all shipments arriving in China on or after February 1, 2022, must meet the new requirements ...

CBSA confirms dumping & subsidizing decisions on container chassis from China

The Trade tribunal is continuing its inquiry on injury to the domestic industry ...

Canada joins Mexico in challenge of U.S. auto trade rules under CUSMA

Challenging United States' interpretation of the rules of origin on regional value content calculations ...

The OECD's indicators show economic growth may slow in several major economies

A drop in momentum is visible in the latest CLIs for Canada, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom ...

WTO report looks into into ways to improve LDCs' participation in international trade

COVID-19 pandemic has led to greater challenges for these countries, hitting their exports hard ...

Oil country tubular goods from South Korea - Nexteel

Normal value review - Notice of close of record and updated schedule ...

Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreements Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Imports

- Utilization levels have been updated to January 17, 2022 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to January 17, 2022 ...

CFIA Update on export requirements for fish and seafood to EU

As of January 15, 2022, the European Union (EU) requires all applicable exports of fish and seafood as food for human consumption to meet the necessary requirements under the Animal Health Law ...

CFIA - New EU food & animal export requirements take effect

Effective January 15, 2022, exporters of commercial food of animal origin and animal commodities destined for the European Union (EU) where certification is required under the new EU Animal Health Law (AHL) will be required to use updated export certificates ...

Tribunal maintains injury finding on carbon and alloy steel line pipe from China

The Trade Tribunal says resumption of dumping would result in injury to Canadian industry ...

The Canada Border Services Agency updates its verification targets

Commodities are targeted for verification of origin, tariff classification and value for duty ...

CBSA prolongs the reinvestigation of values of refined sugar from several countries

The Agency needs an extra 45 days due to the complexity and novelty of the issues ...

Supply chain disruptions cut into global air cargo growth

IATA says global demand was up 3.7% in November, significantly lower than the 8.2% growth seen in October ...

Tariff Classification of Certain Flat Water Sprint Racing Canoes and Kayaks Under Tariff Item 8903.99.10

Memorandum D10-14-54 has been revised  to clarify policy on the application of tariff item 8903.99.10 for the importation of racing shells used for training purposes and the use of canoes and kayaks in racing events ...

Tariff Classification of Goods

Memorandum D10-13-1 was updated  to reflect updated contact information and to amend typographical errors ...

New digital requirements for Canadian commercial animal and food products exported to the European Union

Effective January 15, 2022, the EU will require industry to use updated export certificates to maintain market access due to the Animal Health Law that came into force in the spring 2021 ...

Canada's trade surplus reaches $3.1 billion in November

Statistics Canada announced that total exports increased 3.8%, while imports rose 2.4% ...

Duty on certain pup joints from China could expire in April

Tribunal is seeking opinions on whether it should let the finding expire or conduct an expiry review ...

Canada and U.S. are both claiming victory in CUSMA trade panel's dairy dispute ruling

Panel was ruling on Canada's allocation of TRQs for the exclusive use of Canadian processors ...

Ports of Montreal and Quebec award traditional gold-headed canes

Port authorities' long-established awards go to the first ships to sail up the Saint-Lawrence river ...

Changes to Certain Export and Import Controls System (EICS) Commodity Codes Effective January 1, 2022

Changes to certain EICS commodity codes as a result of World Customs Organization's HS 2022 ...

CFIA - Notice to the Fish and Seafood Industry - Export to the European Union (EU)

Updated export certificates contain new and more complex animal health requirements ...

CFIA-AIRS Updates January 1st, 2022

The CFIA announces that amendments to the Harmonized System HS Code structure, implemented by the WCO and the CBSA, were successfully executed to the Automated Import Reference System (AIRS) database ...

Tribunal finds dumping of small power transformers from Taiwan and Korea injures Canadian industry

Anti-dumping duties will be collected by the CBSA on importations of these goods ...

Canada and India set to resume free trade agreement negotiations

Both countries' trade ministers to work closely together to reach agreement in the coming months ...

Canada Border Services Agency closes two Atlantic offices due to COVID-19

Temporary closing of ports of entry offices in Bathurst, New Brunswick., and Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island ...

Canadian railways total freight volume is near five-year average

October increases in energy and steel product shipments helped to offset a large decline in grain shipments ...

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CBSA confirms dumping decision on oil country tubular goods from Mexico

The Trade tribunal is continuing its inquiry on injury to the domestic industry ...

Canada is challenging U.S. softwood lumber duties under CUSMA

Binational panels will determine whether duty rates were reached in a manner consistent with U.S. law ...

Peru becomes a full member of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Eligible Peruvian goods imported into Canada are entitled to the CPTPP tariff treatment as of September 19, 2021 ...

Canada's Trade Minister confirms intent to negotiate FTA with the United Kingdom

Ottawa also supports the United Kingdom's accession to the Trans-Pacific Partnership ...

Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreements Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Imports

- Utilization levels have been updated to December 20, 2021 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to December 20, 2021 ...

Tribunal to review expiry of duties on certain gypsum board from the United States

The anti-dumping finding is scheduled to expire unless CBSA and Tribunal decide to maintain it ...

List of CBSA Holidays and maintenance outages for next year

The Canada Border Services Agency's official Holidays and EDI system maintenance dates for 2022 ...

St. Lawrence Seaway shipping season's general cargo up 71% this year

Seaway cargo shipments from March to November totaled 33.3 million metric tons ...

WTO report indicates slow rollback of COVID-19 related trade restrictions

Export restrictions accounted for 85% of all restrictive measures, of which 59% had been repealed by mid-October ...

Concrete reinforcing bar from Turkey - İçdas

Conclusion of normal value review ...

Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreements Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Imports

- Utilization levels have been updated to December 13, 2021 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to December 13, 2021 ...

CBSA finds dumping/subsidizing would resume if duties expired steel sheet and strip from four countries

Tribunal will now determine whether the expiry of duties is likely to result in injury to Canadian industry ...

Canada's trade surplus climbs to $2.1 billion in October

Statistics Canada announced that both exports and imports rose sharply ...

Global air cargo up 9.4% in October compared to pre-COVID levels

North American carriers posted an 18.8% increase in international cargo volumes ...

OECD says global economic recovery will continue but warns of growing risks

The failure to ensure rapid vaccination everywhere is proving costly and uncertainty remains high ...

Transaction value method for related persons

Memorandum D13-4-5 has been reviewed in order to provide more information on the Canada Border Services Agency's determination of whether the relationship influenced the price ...

Tariff classification of filters, parts thereof and filter media

Memorandum D10-14-43 has been updated to clarify the Canada Border Services Agency's administrative policy regarding the classification of filters, parts thereof and filter media ...

Tariff classification of goods using Bluetooth® technology

Memorandum D10-14-64 has been updated to clarify the Canada Border Services Agency's administrative policy regarding the classification of goods with Bluetooth® capabilities ...

Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreements Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Imports

- Utilization levels have been updated to December 7, 2021 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to December 7, 2021 ...

CFIA Notice to industry

: Imported gift baskets containing food ...

CFIA Notice to industry

: Changes coming to the Harmonized System codes in Automated Import Reference System ...

CBSA issues final determinations on small power transformers from three countries

The trade tribunal is continuing its inquiry on injury to the domestic industry ...

WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement implementation still going forward

The Agreement's rate of implementation of commitments now at 70.5 per cent of WTO membership ...

Canadian railways total freight volume still below pre-pandemic levels

First nine months up 2.3% from the same period a year earlier, but 5.6% below the pre-pandemic level ...

WCO-INTERPOL operation strikes wildlife and timber trafficking networks

The operation involved Customs and enforcement agencies in 118 countries ...

Upholstered domestic seating. Notice of expedited review

CBSA initiated an expedited review of certain upholstered domestic seating (UDS), exported to Canada by certain exporters ...

Concrete reinforcing bar from Turkey - Kaptan

Conclusion of normal value review ...

Oil country tubular goods from China

Notice of amended scope ruling ...

Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreements Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Imports

- Utilization levels have been updated to November 29, 2021 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to November 29, 2021 ...

CFIA Reminder - New food & animal export mandates for EU

Effective January 15, 2022, exporters for commercial food and animal commodities destined for the European Union (EU) will be required to use updated export certificates ...

Government of Canada introduces additional measures to address COVID-19 Omicron variant of concern

Government will continue to assess the evolving situation, monitor case data, and adjust border measures as required ...

U.S. issues final duty rates on Canadian softwood lumber

The U.S. Department of Commerce issued the final results of its second administrative reviews ...

Statistics Canada Web app provides detailed import and export data

The Canadian International Merchandise Trade Web Application provides detailed and up to date data ...

Adjustments to Canada's border and travel measures

Elimination of COVID-19 testing for air and land crossings of less than 72 hours and changes to other measures ...

G20 international trade continues to expand as services pick up, says OECD

Most of the growth was in services exports and imports as merchandise trade growth is stabilizing ...

Partners in Protection Program

Memorandum D23-1-1 has been revised to reflect policy and language clarifications ...

Liquid dielectric transformers from South Korea - Hyundai Energy

- Notice of close of record and updated schedule - export price review ...

Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreements Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Imports

- Utilization levels have been updated to November 22, 2021 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to November 22, 2021 ...

Update: Barley products tariff rate quota deadline extended

Global Affairs now states that importers of barley products will be required to obtain a shipment-specific permit ...

Canada and ASEAN will proceed with free trade agreement negotiations

As a group, ASEAN member state economies represent Canada's sixth-largest trading partner ...

WTO Goods Barometer indicates global merchandise trade is slowing

Production and supply disruptions in critical sectors are slowing down merchandise trade volumes ...

St. Lawrence Seaway cargo volumes heading for strong finish

March to October cargo shipments totaled 28.5 million tons, up 1.9% from the same period last year ...

2022 Version of the Departmental Consolidation of the Customs Tariff

Customs Notice 21-21 advises that alternative formats are now available ...

Marking of imported goods

Minor revisions to Memorandum D11-3-1 - Legislation, regulations and general guidelines that apply to the country of origin marking for goods imported ...

Customs Sufferance Warehouses

Memorandum D4-1-4 has been revised to provide general updates resulting from the Cargo Control and Sufferance Warehouse Modernization Initiative ...

Carbon steel welded pipe 3 - SeAH Vietnam

Conclusion of normal value and export price review ...

Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreements Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Imports

- Utilization levels have been updated to November 16, 2021 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to November 16, 2021 ...

Canada's trade surplus reached $1.9 billion in September

The country's merchandise imports decreased 3% while exports decreased 2.3% ...

Tribunal to review expiry of duties on copper pipe fittings from the U.S., Korea and China

The anti-dumping finding is scheduled to expire unless CBSA and Tribunal decide to maintain it ...

Validation of Customs rulings under the 2022 version of the Customs Tariff

Changes to the Harmonized System will be reflected in every country's customs tariff in 2022 ...

Reminder: Blanket certificates of origin need to be renewed for 2022

Most blanket certificates are filled-out to expire on December 31 and have to be renewed ...

Origin quotas and product-specific rules of origin under Canada-EU and Canada-UK trade agreements

Memorandum D11-4-37 specifies the products that are eligible for the origin quotas, the manufacturing processes that products are required to undergo in the territory of the Parties, and the documentation needed to support a claim for  preferential tariff treatment ...

Peanut Butter for Export to the United States (Item 5201 on Canada's Export Control List)

This Notice sets out the policies and practices pertaining to the administration of the tariff rate quota for exports of peanut butter to the United States under the U.S. WTO commitments ...

Concrete reinforcing bar from Turkey - İçdas

Notice of close of record and updated schedule - normal value review ...

Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreements Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Imports

- Utilization levels have been updated to November 8, 2021 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to November 8, 2021 ...

Travel Advisory: REMINDER - Travelling to the U.S.?

COVID-19 border measures and testing requirements remain in place when you come home ...

Global air cargo up 9.1% in September compared to pre-COVID levels

IATA says capacity remains constrained at 8.9% below pre-pandemic levels ...

Major economies show restraint in imposing new trade restrictions

The G20 economies have continued to roll back COVID-19-related trade-restrictive measures ...

More Canadian airports will be accepting international passenger flights

Consideration will be given to adding additional airports as conditions dictate, based on demand ...

CBSA issues dumping determination on oil country tubular goods from Austria

Provisional duties at rates ranging from 35.1% to 91.0% are now payable on the subject goods ...

Concrete reinforcing bar from Turkey (Kaptan)

Normal value review. Notice of close of record and updated schedule ...

EU and U.S. suspend steel and aluminium trade disputes

Both sides agreed to start discussions on a Global Arrangement on Sustainable Steel and Aluminium ...

U.S. DHS Releases Details for Fully Vaccinated, Non-Citizen Travelers to Enter the U.S. at Land and Ferry Border Crossings

Non-citizen travelers who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and have appropriate documentation will be permitted to enter the United States via land ports of entry and ferry terminals starting on November 8, 2021 ...

Barley products tariff rate quota will be filled on November 22

The "over access commitment" rates of duty will then be applicable until July 31, 2022 ...

Duty on certain gypsum board from the United States could expire in January

Tribunal is seeking opinions on whether it should let the finding expire or conduct an expiry review ...

Canadian railways total freight volume back in growth mode

August saw the third highest monthly year-over-year growth in tonnage this year ...

Reminder: Goods contaminated with soil are refused entry at the border

Vehicles, equipment and other goods that are contaminated with soil are not admissible into Canada ...

Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreements Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Imports

- Utilization levels have been updated to October 25, 2021 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to October 25, 2021 ...

Carbon steel fasteners from Chinese Taipei - General Fasteners Company

Notice of close of record and updated schedule ...

Carbon steel fasteners from Chinese Taipei - Lawrence Screw Products

Notice of close of record and updated schedule ...

WTO Members welcome increased notification activity on national customs legislation

At a formal meeting of the Committee on Customs Valuation on October 25, WTO members welcomed the encouraging trend of increased notification activity on national customs legislation ...

CBSA issues dumping & subsidizing determinations on container chassis from China

Provisional duties at rates ranging from 59.1% to 151.8% are now payable on the subject goods ...

The OECD's indicators show that the increase in economic activity is moderating

One factor pulling down the CLIs is the persistent rise in consumer prices in recent months ...

St. Lawrence Seaway cargo volumes remained strong in September

The Seaway escapes the delays and supply chain disruption seen in other trade gateways ...

Travellers coming to Canada still need pre-arrival COVID-19 test

CBSA reminds travellers that border measures remain in place for travelling or returning to Canada ...

Carbon steel welded pipe (2 UTP) from the United Arab Emirates assigned new values

Revision may result in a change to duties being assessed on importations of these goods ...

Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreements Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Imports

- Utilization levels have been updated to October 18, 2021 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to October 18, 2021 ...

End of steel safeguard tariff rate quotas on designated steel goods

The safeguard measures on certain heavy plate and stainless steel wire will expire after October 24, 2021 ...

Renovations begin at CBSA's Regional Processing Centre in Lacolle

The renovation work is not expected to interfere with operations at the border ...

U.S. will reopen border for fully vaccinated travelers from Canada and Mexico

Travelers will be required to have appropriate paperwork that provides proof of vaccination ...

WTO publishes key indicators on international trade for 197 economies

Highlights of the major exports and imports for each economy and their main trading partners ...

Customs Tariff January 2022 version and concordance tables

Customs Notice 21-19 advises that CBSA published the 2022 version of the Customs Tariff reflecting the WCO amendments to the Harmonized System, as well as the relevant concordance tables ...

Carbon steel fasteners - China - Qifeng

Conclusion of normal value review ...

Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreements Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Imports

- Utilization levels have been updated to October 11, 2021 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to October 11, 2021 ...

Minister Ng concludes successful meeting on WTO reform in Paris

Minister chaired the Canada-led Ottawa Group on WTO Reform, and attended an informal meeting of WTO ministers ...

Canada's trade surplus reached $1.9 billion in August

The country's merchandise imports decreased 1.4% while exports increased 0.8% ...

Global air cargo up 7.7% in August compared to pre-COVID levels

IATA's data for global air cargo markets shows rise in demand but pressure on capacity ...

WTO predicts global merchandise trade volume growth of 10.8% in 2021

Behind the strong overall trade increase, however, there is significant divergence across countries ...

Canadian railways total freight volume dropped 4 percent in July

This marked the first notable year-over-year decline in rail volumes in eight months ...

Reinvestigation of values of refined sugar from several countries

Revised amounts could change the rates of anti-dumping and countervailing duty payable on imports ...

Vietnam agrees to zoning arrangement to allow for safe trade from Canada in the event of an African swine fever outbreak

Zoning arrangement to allow for the safe trade of swine products from disease-free zones in Canada in the event of an ASF outbreak ...

Opening of the Application Period for the Calendar Year TRQs

Global Affairs Canada has opened the application period for the 2022 calendar year TRQs, starting on October 1, 2021 and with a deadline of November 15, 2021 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to October 4, 2021 ...

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirements for federally regulated transportation employees and travellers

As of October 30, the Government of Canada will require employers in the air, rail, and marine transportation sectors to establish vaccination policies for their employees. Travellers departing from Canadian airports, and rail travellers (VIA Rail, Rocky Mountaineer) will be required to be fully vaccinated ...

CBSA issues dumping determination on oil country tubular goods from Mexico

Provisional duties at rates ranging from 51.1% to 128.4% are now payable on the subject goods ...

Wheat products tariff rate quota will be filled on October 20

The "over access commitment" rates of duty will then be applicable until July 31, 2022 ...

Tribunal to review expiry of duties on certain steel line pipe from China and Japan

The anti-dumping finding is scheduled to expire unless CBSA and Tribunal decide to maintain it ...

Canada Border Services Agency officers ratify new four-year contract

Union members voted overwhelmingly in favour of the tentative agreement reached in August ...

More time needed in investigation of dumping of oil country tubular goods from Austria

Circumstances make it unusually difficult for CBSA to make a preliminary determination within ninety day ...

Aluminum extrusions from China - Fujian Fenan Aluminium

Conclusion of normal value review ...

New food and animal export mandates for EU effective Jan. 15, 2022

Effective January 15, 2022, exporters for commercial food and animal commodities destined for the European Union (EU) will be required to use updated export certificates ...

Conditional extension: US – Canada Greenhouse-Grown Plant Certification Program (GCP)

The U.S. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency have mutually agreed to conditionally extend the transition period until December 17, 2021 ...

Fourth anniversary of Canada - EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

September 21st marks the fourth anniversary of the provisional implementation of CETA ...

Duty on copper pipe fittings from the U.S., Korea and China could soon expire

Tribunal is seeking opinions on whether it should let the finding expire or conduct an expiry review ...

U.S. extends border restrictions with Canada and Mexico to October 21

The measures do not affect trade, the international transport of goods and air travel ...

OECD says global economic recovery continues but remains largely uneven

Global economy growing far more strongly than anticipated a year ago, but recovery remains uneven ...

Temporary Importation of Baggage and Conveyances by Non-residents

Memorandum D2-1-1 has been updated to inform of changes to legislation and import requirements pertaining to United States preclearance officers working in Canada ...

Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreements Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Imports

- Utilization levels have been updated to September 20, 2021 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to September 20, 2021 ...

CBSA finds dumping/subsidizing would resume if duties expired on steel grating from China

Tribunal will now determine whether the expiry of duties is likely to result in injury to Canadian industry ...

Romaine lettuce from parts of California must be tested for E. coli

Similar temporary import conditions were implemented during last year's fall season ...

U.S. Customs' merchandise processing fee to increase on October 1st

The minimum and maximum amounts for formal entries will change ...

Global air cargo demand continues its strong growth trend

IATA's data for global air cargo markets shows July up 8.6% from July 2019 ...

Advance rulings for tariff classification

Memorandum D11-11-3 has been revised ...

Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreements Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Imports

- Utilization levels have been updated to September 13, 2021 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to September 13, 2021 ...

Canada's trade surplus narrows as imports rise faster than exports

The country's merchandise imports rose 4.2% in July while exports increased 0.6% ...

Dumping of oil country tubular goods from Austria injures Canadian industry says CITT

Provisional anti-dumping duties could soon apply to importations of these goods ...

Tribunal finds dumping of upholstered seating from China and Vietnam injures Canadian industry

Anti-dumping duties will be collected by the CBSA on importations of these goods ...

Fully vaccinated foreign nationals now allowed to enter Canada

Canada's borders have been reopened, under certain conditions, to all fully vaccinated travellers ...

Export of fish oil from Canada to Brazil for human consumption

Brazil has notified the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) of new certification requirements for the export of fish oil from Canada to Brazil ...

Export of fish and seafood for human consumption from Canada to Morocco

Morocco has notified the CFIA of new certification requirements for the export of fish and seafood from Canada to Morocco ...

Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreements Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Imports

- Utilization levels have been updated to September 6, 2021 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to September 6, 2021 ...

CBSA issues dumping determination on small power transformers from three countries

Provisional duties at rates ranging from 16.7% to 78.4% are now payable on the subject goods ...

Dumping of oil country tubular goods from Mexico injures Canadian industry says CITT

Provisional anti-dumping duties could soon apply to importations of these goods ...

More time needed in investigation of dumping of container chassis from China

Circumstances make it unusually difficult for CBSA to make a preliminary determination within ninety days ...

Tribunal finds dumping of certain grinding media from India injures Canadian industry

Anti-dumping duties will be collected by the CBSA on importations of these goods ...

Canada will participate in Mexico-U.S. consultations on rules of origin for motor vehicles

Canada is concerned with the U.S. interpretation of the relationship between core parts and vehicle regional value content calculations ...

Canada suspends all direct commercial and private passenger flights from Morocco until September 29, 2021

An increase in COVID-19 positive test results has been observed in travellers arriving in Canada from Morocco over the past month ...

Carbon steel welded pipe 2 - United Arab Emirates - UTP

Notice of close of record and updated schedule - normal value review ...

Carbon steel fasteners - China - Qifeng

Notice of close of record and updated schedule - normal value and export price review ...

CBSA resumes services at a number of small clearance sites

Border services resume at some small marine vessel reporting sites, airports of entry and ferry terminals ...

Canadian railways total freight volume up slightly in June

Freight traffic received from American railways was the main contributor to the overall increase ...

St. Lawrence Seaway overall cargo volumes up 5 percent

Total cargo volumes reached 16.7 million metric tons by the end of July ...

U.S. extends border restrictions with Canada and Mexico to September 21

The measures do not affect trade and the international transport of goods is allowed ...

Canada-United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement (CUKTCA) Rules of Origin

Memorandum D11-5-18 describes the Canada–United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement Rules of Origin ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to August 23, 2021 ...

CFIA: Confirmed finding of African swine fever in the Dominican Republic

This finding indicates the need to remain vigilant to keep it out of Canada ...

WTO's Goods Barometer hits record high, confirming strength of trade recovery

Global merchandise trade is continuing its robust recovery from the shock of the COVID-19 pandemic ...

OECD's economic indicators still expanding, but at a slower pace

Signs of moderating pace of growth, at above-trend level, in the United States, Japan and Canada ...

Using the correct tariff classification: beyond duties and taxes

Import data is also used for enforcement, to maintain trade statistics and negotiate trade agreements ...

Aluminum extrusions from China - Fujian Fenan Aluminium

- Notice of close of record and updated schedule - normal value review ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to August 16, 2021 ...

Dumping of container chassis from China injures Canadian industry says CITT

Provisional anti-dumping duties could soon apply to importations of these goods ...

Tribunal maintains injury finding on sugar from the U.S. and Europe

The Trade Tribunal says resumption of dumping would result in injury to Canadian industry ...

Government launches consultations on border carbon adjustments

Import charges could be applied to goods from certain countries and export rebates could be provided to certain Canadian producers ...

Duty on certain steel line pipe from China and Japan could expire in October

Tribunal is seeking opinions on whether it should let the finding expire or conduct an expiry review ...

Government launches consultations on proposed Luxury Tax

The Luxury Tax would apply to deliveries in Canada, as well as importations into Canada, of new cars and new aircraft priced over $100,000, and new boats priced over $250,000 ...

Sharp increase in exports return Canada's merchandise trade balance to a surplus position

In June, a sharp increase in exports resulted in Canada's merchandise trade balance returning to a surplus position, reaching $3.2 billion. This follows a $1.6 billion deficit in May. Exports of goods rose 8.7% in June, while imports decreased 1.0% ...

EU export requirements extended to January 15, 2022

The European Union granted trade partners an extension from August 21, 2021 to January 15, 2022 for all exporters of commercial food and animal commodities destined for the EU in order to meet the new requirements of EU's Animal Health Law ...

Notice to Exporters Serial No. 1059

Exports of Refined Sugar to the United States under World Trade Organization Commitments ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to August 9, 2021 ...

CBSA and its employees reached a tentative agreement

The agreement brought an immediate end to work-to-rule strike action that had begun Friday morning ...

CBSA employees begin work-to-rule strike action

Strike will hit Canadian airports, land borders, commercial shipping ports and postal facilities ...

CBSA confirms dumping/subsidizing decision on grinding media from India

The trade tribunal is continuing its inquiry on injury to the domestic industry ...

CBSA finds dumping/subsidizing would resume if duties expired on steel line pipe from China

Tribunal will now determine whether the expiry of duties is likely to result in injury to Canadian industry ...

Consultation on changes to international phytosanitary measures standards

IPPC establishes a common approach to preventing the introduction and spread of plant pests ...

CBSA issues final determinations on upholstered domestic seating from China and Vietnam

The Trade Tribunal is continuing its inquiry into the question of injury to the domestic industry ...

Carbon steel fasteners (Chinese Taipeii, Zyh Yin Enterprise)

Notice of close of record and updated schedule in normal value and export price review ...

Carbon steel welded pipe 3 - SeAH Vietnam

Notice of close of record and updated schedule in normal value and export price review ...

Exporting food and animal products to the European Union

Effective August 21, 2021, exporters for commercial food and animal commodities destined for the European Union where certification is required under the new EU Animal Health Law will be required to use updated export certificates ...

Confirmed finding of African swine fever in the Dominican Republic

Canada is taking every necessary precaution to prevent the spread of ASF from affected countries, including the Dominican Republic, to Canada ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to August 3, 2021 ...

Canada Border Services Agency employees vote to strike

Travellers and businesses could experience an increase in border clearance times beginning on August 6, 2021 ...

WTO panel will review Chinese measures on imports of Canadian canola seeds

China imposes suspensions and enhanced import procedures on Canadian canola seed exporters ...

Canada launches consultation on stricter measures for elephant ivory trade

New measures on the trade of elephant ivory could include additional requirements and restrictions ...

Global air cargo demand in now almost 10% above pre-COVID-19 levels

IATA's data for global air cargo markets shows June up 9.9% from June 2019 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to July 26, 2021 ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2021

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated to 2021-07-26 ...

Fully vaccinated U.S. citizens will be allowed to enter Canada as of August 9

Starting September 7 Canada's borders will reopen to all fully vaccinated travellers ...

U.S. extends border restrictions with Canada and Mexico to August 21

The measures do not affect trade and the international transport of goods is allowed ...

Wheat and barley tariff rate quotas reopen on August 1, 2021

Quotas for wheat, barley, wheat products and barley products covered by the Import Control List ...

WTO takes important steps towards global trade rules for sustainable fishing

Negotiations on unsustainable fisheries subsidies have been ongoing for nearly 20 years ...

Used automobiles, motor vehicles, boats, and other vessels

Memorandum D13-10-2 has been amended to update the policy concerning the sources that may be relied on in determining value for duty for used vehicles and boats under the residual method ...

Certification program for certain forage product produced in Canada for export to Japan and the Republic of Korea (CFIA Directive D-08-01)

: Certification program for heat-treated/dehydrated shredded or chopped forage products of or containing Hessian Fly (Mayetiola destructor (Say)) host material produced in Canada for export to Japan and the Republic of Korea. (June 3, 2021 Third Revision) ...

Update to approved propagative grapevine material from France

Grapevine rootstock or variety/clone produced under France's CFIA-accepted certification program may be imported from France ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to July 20, 2021 ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2021

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated to 2021-07-20 ...

Tribunal to review expiry of duties on steel sheet and strip from four countries

The anti-dumping finding is scheduled to expire unless CBSA and Tribunal decide to maintain it ...

Global air cargo demand stands at 9.4% above pre-COVID levels

IATA's data for global air cargo markets shows that demand continued its strong growth trend in May ...

WTO publishes 2021 edition of World Tariff Profiles

Comprehensive information on the tariffs and non-tariff measures imposed by over 170 countries and customs territories ...

OECD's economic indicators continue to expand steadily

Expansion continues at a steady pace in the United States, Japan, Canada and in the euro area ...

Carbon steel fasteners from China - Robertson Jiaxing

Conclusion of normal value review ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to July 12, 2021 ...

Canada posted a trade deficit in May as imports rose and exports fell

The country's merchandise imports increased 2.1% in May, while exports fell 1.6% ...

CBSA starts dumping investigation on oil country tubular goods from Austria

Trade Tribunal will first determine whether the imports are harming Canadian producers ...

More time needed in investigation of dumping of small power transformers from three countries

Circumstances make it unusually difficult for CBSA to make a preliminary determination within ninety days ...

Tribunal finds dumping of concrete reinforcing bar from Oman and Russia threatens Canadian industry

Anti-dumping duties will be collected by the CBSA on importations of these goods ...

CBSA starts dumping investigation on oil country tubular goods from Mexico

Trade Tribunal will first determine whether the imports are harming Canadian producers ...

Temporary suspension of service at Gillespie, New Brunswick land border crossing

Due to the temporary closure of the adjoining Limestone, Maine POE in the United States, the CBSA has reviewed its operations and will temporarily suspend service at the Gillespie, New Brunswick ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2021

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated to 2021-07-05 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to July 6, 2021 ...

Canada requests WTO panel review of China's canola seed measures

China imposed suspensions and enhanced import procedures on Canadian canola seed exporters ...

Canadian railways total freight volume up 6.7% in April

Loadings from American railways rose 17.2% in April compared with the same month last year ...

EU prolongs safeguard measure on steel for three years

A duty of 25% will continue to apply when the level of traditional trade flows is reached ...

WTO says trade policy restraint prevented a destructive acceleration of protectionism

The past several months saw international cooperation and coordination increase among nations ...

Amendments to the Departmental Consolidation of the Customs Tariff

Rate of duty reductions included in the Canada-European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Free Trade Agreement ...

Aluminum extrusions from China - Test-Rite

Notice of normal value review ...

Entry into force of sewing thread requirement for apparel goods

Effective July 1, 2021, apparel goods of Chapter 61 or 62 containing sewing thread of heading 52.04, 54.01 or 55.08, or yarn of heading 54.02 used as sewing thread shall be considered originating only if such sewing thread is both formed and finished in the territory of one or more of the Parties ...

Notice to Industry: New implementation date for new policy chapter on import of milk and milk products

During the month of July 2021, import conditions for foods and beverages with milk ingredients will be updated to reflect the new policy ...

Changes to import requirements for woody species from the U.S.

These changes are in response to the continued spread of spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) in the United States ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to June 28, 2021 ...

Canada to begin free trade agreement negotiations with Indonesia

A first round of negotiations between the two countries is anticipated to take place in late 2021 ...

Canada requests CUSMA dispute settlement panel concerning U.S. tariff on solar products

Under CUSMA timeline the dispute settlement panel would be expected to issue a report early 2022 ...

Canada extends COVID-19 travel and border measures to July 21, 2021

Starting July 6 quarantine requirement will be lifted for certain fully vaccinated travellers who are permitted entry ...

EU reports recent progress in free trade negotiations with Australia

The eleventh round of negotiations for an EU-Australia trade agreement was held virtually ...

Singapore agrees to zoning arrangement to allow for safe trade from Canada in the event of an African swine fever outbreak

This arrangement will serve to minimize trade impacts to the Canadian swine sector while protecting the swine populations in both countries ...

Carbon and alloy steel line pipe from the Republic of Korea - Husteel

Conclusion of normal value and export price review ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2021

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated to 2021-06-21 ...

Dumping of small power transformers from three countries injures Canadian industry says CITT

Provisional anti-dumping duties could soon apply to importations of these goods ...

CBSA initiates dumping investigation on container chassis from China

Tribunal will first determine whether the imports are harming Canadian producers ...

U.S. and EU take steps to end their WTO aircraft dispute

Both sides will suspend application of tariffs for a period of five years and seek to overcome their long-standing differences ...

WTO's goods barometer reveals strength of global trade recovery

Marked improvement following a steep but brief pandemic-induced drop in the second quarter of last year ...

Notice of normal value review of Oil country tubular goods from India - Jindal Saw

The normal value review is part of the CBSA's enforcement of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal's order ...

Notice of normal value review of Oil country tubular goods from South Korea - Nexteel

The normal value review is part of the CBSA's enforcement of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal's order ...

Carbon steel fasteners from China (Jiaxing)

Notice of close of record and updated schedule - normal value and export price review ...

EICS bulletin: (Turkey Allocation Holders and Brokers) Change in the Handbook

as of June 22, 2021 he commodity codes used by processors and distributors under the World Trade Organization Turkey and Turkey Products tariff rate quota will change ...

Amendment to Canada's Export Control List

Incorporating international commitments made until December 2020 and streamlining the process to incorporate future international commitments ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to June 14, 2021 ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2021

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated to 2021-06-14 ...

Canada posted a $594 million trade surplus in April

The country's merchandise imports fell 4.7% in April, while exports decreased 1.0% ...

Global air cargo demand still outperforms pre-COVID levels

Air cargo continues to be the good news story for the air transport sector with demand up 12% in April ...

Tribunal finds dumping of concrete reinforcing bar from 7 countries injures Canadian industry

Anti-dumping duties will be collected by the CBSA on importations of these goods ...

CBSA consults on possible amendments to the Valuation for Duty Regulations

The Federal Budget of 2021 proposed changes to the Customs Act to improve duty and tax collection ...

Advance Rulings for Origin Under Free Trade Agreements

Memorandum D11-4-16 has been revised to reflect the implementation of trade agreements ...

CFIA announced changes to "no-permit-required" letters for forestry articles

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is updating its imports requirements for certain articles of wood and some articles that contain wooden components ...

CFIA - Latest update for importers and brokers of organic products

Organic import and admissibility requirements for grain products from chapter 10 with the end use "Human consumption" ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to June 7, 2021 ...

Trans-Pacific Partnership members agree to start United Kingdom accession talks

Officials welcomed the formal request to accede to the CPTPP received from the United Kingdom ...

CBSA confirms dumping decision on concrete reinforcing bar from Oman and Russia

The Trade tribunal is continuing its inquiry on injury to the domestic industry ...

Tribunal maintains injury finding on certain whole potatoes from the United States

The Trade Tribunal says resumption of dumping would result in injury to Canadian industry ...

Canada is now recognized as a negligible risk for bovine spongiform encephalopathy

The negligible BSE-risk status is an important step for Canadian beef products exporters ...

U.S. closes border to Canadian exports of boxwood, euonymus and holly

Plants with box tree moths were possibly imported on nursery plants shipped from Canada ...

Overnight closures of the Ogdensburg-Prescott International Bridge

Due to overnight closures of the Ogdensburg-Prescott International Bridge, the Canada Border Services Agency  is recommending commercial drivers and traveller use the Thousand Islands Bridge or the Seaway International Bridge ...

Notice of normal value review of aluminum extrusions from China - Fujian Fenan Aluminium

The normal value review is part of the CBSA's enforcement of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal's order ...

National Customs Rulings (NCR)

Memorandum D11-11-1 has been revised to reflect the implementation of trade agreements ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2021

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated to 2021-05-31 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to May 31, 2021 ...

U.S. requests a dispute settlement panel on Canada's dairy TRQs under CUSMA

The U.S. is challenging Canada's set-aside of a percentage of dairy TRQs exclusively for Canadian processors ...

Duty on certain steel sheet and strip from four countries could expire in August

Tribunal is seeking opinions on whether it should let the finding expire or conduct an expiry review ...

U.S. could double tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber imports

The U.S. Department of Commerce is not expected to issue final decision until November ...

CBSA officially launches the CARM Client Portal

Release 1 of the CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management project was launched on May 25 ...

Canada and Australia settle WTO wine trade dispute

Federal Government and four provinces reach settlement with Australia, ending WTO dispute ...

Notice of export price review Liquid dielectric transformers from South Korea - Hyundai Energy

The review is part of the CBSA's enforcement of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal's order ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2021

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated to 2021-05-24 ...

Canada, Mexico and the United States conclude first CUSMA Commission meeting

Trade ministers discussed progress on the implementation of the new NAFTA ...

Operations are gradually returning to normal at the Port of Montreal

Efforts are well underway to fully clear the backlog and ensure a return to normalcy as fast as possible ...

Canada extends COVID-19 travel and border measures to June 21, 2021

The measures do not affect trade and the international transport of goods is allowed ...

WCO Committee concludes primary work on the Harmonized System 2022

The primary focus of the meeting was to finalize the amendments to the HS 2022 Explanatory Notes ...

U.S. and EU agree to a truce on steel and aluminum tariffs

EU will defer the large increase in tariffs on a range of American products which was planned for June 1 ...

Rules of Origin for Casual Goods Under Free Trade Agreements

Memorandum D11-4-13 is part of an overall revision of the D Memoranda series to reflect the implementation of the several trade agreements ...

Marking of imported goods

Memorandum D11-3-1 has been updated to change references to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and replace them with the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) ...

Notice of normal value review of concrete reinforcing bar from Turkey - Çolakoğlu

The normal value review is part of the CBSA's enforcement of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal's order ...

Notice of normal value review of concrete reinforcing bar from Turkey - İçdas

The normal value review is part of the CBSA's enforcement of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal's order ...

Notice of normal value review of concrete reinforcing bar from Turkey - Kaptan

The normal value review is part of the CBSA's enforcement of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal's order ...

Notice of normal value review of concrete reinforcing bar from Turkey - Kroman

The normal value review is part of the CBSA's enforcement of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal's order ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to May 18, 2021 ...

Customs duties eliminated on certain manufacturing inputs

Included products are a result of specific industry requests for duty relief ...

The CFIA is consulting on an import revitalization project

The project will help adapt import programs to respond to changing industry requirements ...

Temporary closure of Bloomfield, New Brunswick land border crossing

The closure is due to low traffic volumes linked to the COVID-19 pandemic ...

OECD's indicators growing at a steady pace in most major economies

Indicators for Canada, the United States and Japan continue to expand at a steady pace ...

Canada's trade balance returns to deficit as imports surge

Merchandise imports increased 5.8 percent, while exports were up 0.3 percent ...

CBSA confirms dumping decision on concrete reinforcing bar from 7 countries

The trade tribunal is continuing its inquiry on injury to the domestic industry ...

CBSA issues dumping determination on upholstered domestic seating from China and Vietnam

Provisional duties at rates ranging from 17.44% to 295.90% will now be payable on the subject goods ...

CBSA issues dumping determination on grinding media from India

Provisional duties at rates ranging from 32.2% to 89.5% are now payable on the subject goods ...

Notice of conclusion of normal value review of carbon steel fasteners from Taiwan (Jau Yeou)

The review follows requests for re-determination filed by importers and is part of the CBSA's enforcement of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal's order ...

E-mailing of cultural property export permit applications to expert examiners

Customs Notice 21-12 informs exporters of cultural property of a new temporary measure to facilitate the export permit process when the examination of an Expert Examiner is required ...

Arctic Shipping Electronic Commercial Clearances Pilot Program

Customs Notice 21-10  provides clarification on eligible participants, and cargo transported on vessels ...

Update regarding implementation of new policy chapter for import of milk and milk products

CFIA's import conditions for foods and beverages with milk ingredients will be updated to reflect the new policyNotice to industry ...

Canada introduces new import rules for commercial dogs less than 8 months old

Changes to improve compliance with humane transport and animal health requirements ...

Opening of the Application Period for the Dairy Year TRQs

Global Affairs Canada has prepared new Notices to Importers for the 2021-2022 dairy year TRQs, with an application period starting on May 1, 2021 and a deadline of June 15, 2021 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to May 3, 2021 ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2021

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated to 2021-05-03 ...

Tribunal finds dumping of wheat gluten from six countries injures Canadian industry

Anti-dumping duties will be collected by the CBSA on importations of these goods ...

Changes to excise duty rates on tobacco products

Federal budget increased the rates of excise duty on tobacco products effective April 20, 2021 ...

Counterfeiting remains top priority for EU's efforts in intellectual property protection

China remains the first priority country because of the scale and persistence of problems ...

WTO reports further progress on Trade Facilitation Agreement implementation

The Agreement's rate of implementation of commitments now at 70.1 per cent of WTO membership ...

Tariff Classification of safety headgear

Memorandum D10-15-27 has been revised to reflect current jurisprudence with respect to safety headgear, other protective headgear, athletic of subheading 6506.10 ...

Tribunal issues revised schedule on inquiry of concrete reinforcing bar dumping

Inquiry concerns goods from Algeria, Egypt, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam ...

Government of Canada suspends flights from India and Pakistan

Canada has issued a Notice to suspend all commercial and private passenger flights from India and Pakistan for 30 days ...

Port of Montreal dockworkers to begin strike on Monday

Strike will result in a complete shutdown of cargo handling and docking services normally provided by dockworkers ...

Tribunal amends injury finding on welded large diameter steel line pipe

Imports of certain goods will not cause material injury to the domestic industry ...

Canada extends COVID-19 travel and border measures to May 21, 2021

The measures do not affect trade and the international transport of goods is allowed ...

Tribunal begins its investigation of small power transformers from three countries

CITT will determine if alleged dumping is causing injury or retardation to Canadian industry ...

Get help with foreign trade barriers from Global Affairs Canada

Businesses can register a trade barrier and get help from the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service ...

Tribunal issues revised schedule on expiry inquiry of refined sugar from several countries

Anti-dumping finding scheduled to expire unless CBSA and Tribunal decide to maintain it ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to April 19, 2021 ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2021

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated to 2021-04-19 ...

CBSA starts dumping investigation on small power transformers from three countries

Tribunal will first determine whether the imports are harming Canadian producers ...

New Foreign Trade Zone Point created in Sarnia-Lambton

Sarnia-Lambton is one of the busiest commercial land border crossings in North America ...

Federal Government issues advisory on doing business with Myanmar-related entities

Companies active in Myanmar must take any appropriate action to comply with sanctions and export controls ...

Tribunal will not review an extension of the surtax order on certain steel goods

Safeguard measures apply to imports of heavy plate and stainless steel wire ...

2020 was a year without precedent for Canadian international trade

Even before the pandemic the year had been marked by several events that affected international trade ...

CBSA clarifies definition of furniture "for domestic purposes"

Memorandum D10-15-30 has been updated to clarify the Canada Border Services Agency's administrative policy regarding interpretation of the term “For domestic purposes” in several tariff items ...

Cancellation of export permits to Turkey

Minister of Foreign Affairs announces the cancellation of permits that were suspended in the fall of 2020 ...

Tribunal issues revised schedule on inquiry of concrete reinforcing bar dumping

Inquiry concerns goods from Algeria, Egypt, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam ...

Canada's trade surplus remains above $1.0 billion in February

However, worldwide shortage in semiconductor chips hit country's exports and imports of motor vehicles & parts ...

Global air cargo demand outperforms pre-COVID levels

All regions saw an improvement in air cargo demand compared to pre-COVID levels, except for Latin America ...

WTO expects world merchandise trade to increase by 8.0% in 2021

Global trade expanded more rapidly than expected in the second half of last year ...

Canada-United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement came into force on April 1st

Information on new agreement's tariff provisions, proof of origin and shipping requirements ...

Government of Canada takes further action with domestic and U.S. partners to combat illicit firearms

Canada Border Services Agency to lead efforts to create a joint Canada-United States cross-border task force to address gun smuggling and trafficking ...

CFIA - Notice to industry - Listing of susceptible aquatic animal species

- Listing of susceptible aquatic animal species. All aquatic animals listed as susceptible species need a valid CFIA import permit and must comply with Canadian import requirements to be eligible for entry into Canada ...

Apparel for export to the European Union

Notice to Exporters Serial no. 1056 about Apparel for export to the European Union under the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to April 6, 2021 ...

Tribunal maintains injury finding on photovoltaic modules and laminates from China

The Trade Tribunal says resumption of dumping would result in injury to Canadian industry ...

Surtax order on certain steel goods could expire in October

Safeguard measures apply to imports of heavy plate and stainless steel wire ...

Tribunal to review expiry of duties on steel grating from China

Anti-dumping finding scheduled to expire unless CBSA and Tribunal decide to maintain it ...

Ottawa reminds travellers returning to Canada of COVID-19 border measures

Planning ahead can help travellers avoid potential complications, delays at the border, and fines ...

Notice of normal value review of carbon steel welded pipe 2, UTP - United Arab Emirates

The normal value review is part of the CBSA's enforcement of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal's order ...

Importations of COVID-19 vaccines by Diplomatic Missions, Consular Posts and Accredited International Organizations

Customs Notice 21-05 outlines the requirements for the importation of COVID-19 vaccines in diplomatic bags or in commercial shipments for official Mission use  ...

CBSA sets new penalties for crossing the border with cannabis

Another tool, besides criminal prosecution, to crack down on the unauthorized cross-border movement of cannabis in any form ...

CFIA Decision on shipborne dunnage management program

The CFIA is moving in a graduated direction that will permit ISPM 15 compliant dunnage to enter Canada without restrictions ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to March 29, 2021 ...

CBSA confirms dumping decision on wheat gluten from six countries

The trade tribunal is continuing its inquiry on injury to the domestic industry ...

Dry wheat pasta from Turkey assigned new values

Revision may result in a change to duties being assessed on importations of these goods ...

Canada ratifies the Canada-United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement

Since January the Canada-U.K. the trade relationship is governed by a memorandum of understanding ...

Canadian railways total freight volume up 7.7% in January

Traffic from domestic freight operations increased while traffic from the U.S. remained low ...

CUSMA motor vehicle averaging election for purposes of regional value content and labour value content

Memorandum D11-4-36 provides information on the Motor Vehicle Averaging Election for the purposes of calculating the Regional Value Content and the Labour Value Content under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) ...

Notice of normal value and export price review of carbon steel welded pipe (SeAH Vietnam)

The review follows requests for re-determination filed by an importer ...

Carbon steel welded pipe from Thailand (Sahathai) assigned new values

Revision may result in a change to duties being assessed on importations of these goods ...

CFIA Notice to industry - Fish Substitution in the Canadian marketplace

The CFIA reminds industry, including importers, distributors, and retailers, of the legal requirements ...

Conclusion of successful meeting of Ottawa Group on WTO reform

Ministers discussed progress on WTO reform efforts and identified key priorities in the lead up to the 12th WTO Ministerial Conference (MC12) and beyond ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to March 23, 2021 ...

Canada launches consultations on trade negotiations with the United Kingdom

Issues include new Canada - UK trade agreement and UK joining Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement ...

CBSA extends investigations of certain upholstered domestic seating

The Agency needs more time due to the complexity and novelty of the issues ...

Canada - U.S. border to remain closed to non-essential travel until April 21

The border closure does not apply to freight and to certain essential travel ...

Canada makes progress towards negligible BSE status confirmation

Negligible-risk status for bovine spongiform encephalopathy would help access to certain trade markets for Canadian products ...

A Safe Food for Canadians (SFC) licence is required to import certain foods into Canada

Customs Notice 21-04 reminds importers that as of March 15, 2021, an SFC licence is mandatory to import foods such as meat, fish, dairy, eggs, processed eggs, processed fruits or vegetables, honey, maple and, fresh fruits or vegetables ...

Canada, United States agree on protocol to guide bilateral trade if African swine fever is detected in wild pigs

Under the protocol, all trade in live swine, swine germplasm, and untreated swine products would initially stop if ASF is found in wild pigs, while trade in products treated to make the ASF virus ineffective could continue ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to March 15, 2021 ...

CBSA issues dumping determination on concrete reinforcing bar from Oman and Russia

Provisional duties at rates ranging from 8% to 45% will now be payable on the subject goods ...

Tribunal to review expiry of duties on carbon and alloy steel line pipe from China

Anti-dumping finding scheduled to expire unless CBSA and Tribunal decide to maintain it ...

More time needed in investigation of dumping of grinding media from India

Circumstances make it unusually difficult for CBSA to make a preliminary determination within ninety days ...

Canada posted a trade surplus of $1.4 billion in January

Merchandise exports increased 8.1 percent, while imports were up almost one percent ...

U.S. and EU agree to suspend tariffs linked to the Airbus and Boeing WTO disputes

Four months suspension allows both sides to focus on resolving this long-running dispute. A similar agreement was reached between the U.S. and the UK ...

Freight forwarder pre-arrival and reporting requirements

Memorandum D3-3-1 has been revised ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2021

The Utilization levels have been updated to March 1, 2021 ...

WTO members adopt roadmap to review implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement

Under the Agreement, members committed to review the operation and implementation of the TFA four years from its entry into force ...

CBSA finds dumping/subsidizing would resume if duties expired on sugar from the U.S. and Europe

Tribunal will now determine whether the expiry of duties is likely to result in injury to Canadian industry ...

CBSA can help Canadian rights holders to fight counterfeit imports

Canadian trademark or geographical indication rights holders can file a request for assistance ...

Global air cargo demand recovers to pre-COVID levels in January

IATA notes that all regions saw improvement and North America and Africa were the strongest performers ...

G20 international merchandise trade on path to recovery, says OECD

Trade continued to rebound in the fourth quarter of 2020, with exports up 7.2% and imports up 6.8% ...

Notice of normal value review of carbon steel fasteners (Chinese Taipeii, Zyh Yin Enterprise)

The review is part of the CBSA's enforcement of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal's (CITT) order issued on September 2, 2020 ...

Importing fresh or processed fruits and vegetables

: Make sure your Safe Food for Canadians licence is issued for the appropriate food commodity(ies) ...

Order Amending the Schedule to the Export and Import of Rough Diamonds Act

Addition of of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland ...

WTO Members review proposals on improving implementation of Technical Barriers to Trade Agreement

Several of the new concerns address issues related to the environment, with a focus on energy consumption and labelling of electronic and electrical equipment ...

Tribunal finds dumping/subsidizing of plywood from China causes no injury to Canadian industry

Anti-dumping/countervailing duties will not be collected by the CBSA on importations of these goods ...

Dumping of certain upholstered seating from China and Vietnam injures Canadian industry says CITT

Provisional anti-dumping and/or countervailing duties could soon apply to importations of these goods ...

WTO reports strong world trade rebound in the fourth quarter of 2020

Marked improvement in merchandise trade since it dropped sharply in the first half of last year ...

Canadian railways total freight volume unchanged in December

Traffic from domestic freight operations increased while traffic from the U.S. remained low ...

Brazil  announces decision to end WTO challenge regarding Airbus A220

A WTO panel was established to determine whether Canadian federal, provincial and municipal support measures for Bombardier's CSeries aircraft program were consistent with the WTO Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures ...

Monthly trade in goods by exporter characteristics, December 2020

The number of exporting enterprises in Canada rose 1.4% in December to 19,649, the largest month-over-month growth since July ...

New WTO handbook sheds light on the Technical Barriers to Trade Agreement

Prepared by the WTO Secretariat, this new edition in the “WTO Agreements” series aims at enhancing understanding of the TBT Agreement ...

Sea transport is primary route for counterfeiters

More than half of the total value of counterfeit goods seized around the world are shipped by sea, according to a new OECD-EUIPO report ...

Customs Notice 21-03

Highway sufferance warehouse closure (Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario) ...

Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreements Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Imports

- Utilization levels have been updated to February 22, 2021 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to February 22, 2021 ...

Dumping of certain grinding media from India injures Canadian industry according to CITT

Provisional anti-dumping and countervailing duties could soon apply to these goods ...

Tribunal to decide if certain welded pipe should be exempt from anti-dumping duty

Trade Tribunal will determine whether a requested product exclusion should be granted ...

Canada - U.S. border to remain closed to non-essential travel until March 21

The border closure does not apply to freight and to certain essential travel ...

WTO members elect Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as Director-General

Mrs. Okonjo-Iweala will become the first woman and the first African to be chosen as Director-General ...

Government of Canada expands restrictions to international travel by land and air

Further testing and quarantine requirements for international travellers arriving to Canada's air and land ports of entry ...

Personal Administrative Monetary Penalties for Cannabis-Related Contraventions of the Customs Act

Memorandum D22-2-1 describes the CBSA's Personal Administrative Monetary Penalty Regime for contraventions of the Customs Act involving cannabis offences at the border, in respect of a traveller's personal goods and conveyances ...

Consultation on how to implement Canada's CUSMA commitment to extend Canada's general copyright term of protection

Under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA), Canada has agreed to extend, by the end of 2022, its general copyright term of protection from 50 to 70 years after the life of the author ...

CFIA Plant protection policy directive D-18-01

: Phytosanitary requirements for imported small fruit propagative material (2nd revision) ...

Reminder: Importing food into Canada with a Safe Food for Canadians licence

As of March 15, 2021, food import transactions will automatically be rejected unless a valid Safe Food for Canadians (SFC) licence is entered in the Integrated Import Declaration ...

Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreements Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Imports

- Utilization levels have been updated to February 15, 2021 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to February 15, 2021 ...

Canada's trade deficit drops to to $1.7 billion in December

Merchandise exports increased 1.5 percent, while imports fell 2.3 percent ...

CBSA issues dumping determination on certain concrete reinforcing bar from 7 countries

Provisional duties at rates ranging from 3.7% to 28.4% will now be payable on the subject goods ...

Tribunal finds dumping of steel plate from Chinese Taipei and Germany injures Canadian industry

Anti-dumping duties will be collected by the CBSA on importations of these goods ...

Duty on certain carbon steel grating from China could expire in March

Tribunal is seeking opinions on whether it should let the finding expire or conduct an expiry review ...

Prohibition on the importation and exportation of shark fins

Customs Notice outlines the rules whinc apply to the prohibition on the importation and exportation of shark fins ...

Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement (CIFTA) Rules of Origin

Memorandum D11-5-6 has been revised to provide an updated link to the CIFTA Rules of Origin Regulations ...

Tribunal issues revised schedule on inquiry ofvwheat gluten dumping from six countries

Inquiry covers gluten from Australia, Austria, Belgium, France, Germany and Lithuania ...

Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreements Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Imports

- Utilization levels have been updated to February 8, 2021 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to February 8, 2021 ...

Canada and the EU agree on rules for CETA investment court

Rules will apply once the parliaments of all 27 EU Member States have approved CETA ...

Global air cargo demand decreased by over 10 percent in 2020

IATA says capacity shrank by 23.3 percent due to loss of available belly cargo space as passenger aircraft stay parked ...

OECD's indicators continue to recover from the COVID-19 crisis lows

Economic indicators continue to recover from the COVID-19 crisis lows in most major economies ...

Conditional tariff relief: diversions must be reported promptly

Duty relief provisions are under the strict condition that imported goods be used in a specific way ...

Amendments to the Customs Tariff to improve the clarity of Canada’s import monitoring regime with respect to steel products

Amendments reflect changes, additions and deletions to preambles and classification numbers provided by Statistics Canada in Chapters 72 and 73 ...

CFIA Veterinary Biologics Memorandum 2021-01

: Re-issuance of all Annual Import Permits, with validity period extended to June 30, 2021 ...

UK applies to join huge Pacific free trade area CPTPP

United Kingdom's International Trade Secretary speaks to ministers in Japan and New Zealand to request to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), with formal negotiations set to start this year ...

Government of Canada introduces further restrictions on international travel

The Government takes unprecedented action by introducing measures to prevent further introduction and transmission of COVID-19 and new variants of the virus into Canada ...

Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreements Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Imports

- Utilization levels have been updated to February 1, 2021 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to February 1, 2021 ...

Tribunal finds dumping of reinforcing bar from Oman and Russia injures Canadian industry

Provisional duties could soon apply to concrete reinforcing bar from Oman and Russia ...

CBSA confirms dumping/subsidizing decisions on non-structural plywood from China

The Agency terminated the investigation on goods from certain exporters, trade tribunal will now decide on injury to domestic industry ...

Reinvestigation of values of certain carbon steel fasteners from China and Chinese Taipei

Revised amounts could change the rates of anti-dumping and/or countervailing duty payable on imports ...

More Canadian exports to Korea became duty-free on January 1st

This includes crude canola oil, various dietary supplements and health food products, frozen hagfish, frozen blueberries, beer, and certain oats ...

Ottawa raises CFIA's budget to increase inspection and surveillance programs

The Agency's digital services will also be expanded for Canadian exporters and importers ...

Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreements Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Imports

- Utilization levels have been updated to January 25, 2021 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated toJanuary 25, 2021 ...

CFIA Notice to Industry: Delay in implementation of new policy chapter for import of milk and milk products

Changes to the import conditions for specific foods and beverages containing milk affected by the policy updates, originally planned for February 2021, have been delayed and will be published in the Automated Import Reference System in April 2021 ...

WCO publishes complementary amendments to the HS Nomenclature

Complementary amendments to the HS Nomenclature 2022 Edition have been accepted as a result of the World Customs Organisation (WCO) Council Recommendation of 25 June 2020 ...

Monthly trade in goods by exporter characteristics, November 2020

The number of exporting enterprises in Canada grew by 0.4% in November to reach 19,399, the highest level since February 2020 ...

Duty on certain carbon and alloy steel line pipe from China could expire in March

Tribunal is seeking opinions on whether it should let the finding expire or conduct an expiry review ...

Importing food into Canada with a Safe Food for Canadians licence

As of March 15 food import transactions will automatically be rejected unless a valid licence is entered in the import declaration ...

The Canada Border Services Agency publishes current verification targets

Commodities are targeted for verification of origin, tariff classification and value for duty ...

EU will retaliate against countries that do not comply to WTO rulings

The European Union will use countermeasures in trade disputes when arbitration is blocked ...

Ports of Montreal and Quebec award traditional gold-headed canes

Port authorities' long-established awards go to the first ships to sail up the Saint-Lawrence river ...

Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreements Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Imports

- Utilization levels have been updated to January 18, 2021 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2021 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to January 18, 2021 ...

CFIA - Export certificate and required statement for the export of fish gelatin to the USA

For the export of fish gelatin to the USA for further processing in the USA and then exported to the EU from the USA ...

CFIA - Export of highly refined products to the European Union

A new certificate for the export of highly refined products to the EU is now available ...

CBSA confirms dumping decision on certain heavy plate from Chinese Taipei and Germany

The Agency terminated the investigation on goods from Turkey, trade tribunal will now decide on injury to domestic industry ...

Consultations on a possible free trade agreement with Indonesia

Canada-Indonesia bilateral merchandise trade reached a total value of $3.7 billion in 2019 ...

New measures to ensure Canadian firms aren't complicit in human rights abuses in China

The Government of Canada announced measures to counter potential human rights violations in China ...

Air travellers heading to the U.S. will require pre-departure negative COVID-19 test result

Starting on January 26 passengers will be required to get a viral test within the 3 days before their flight to the U.S. departs ...

Canada - U.S. border to remain closed to non-essential travel until February 21

The border closure does not apply to freight and to certain essential travel ...

Consultations resume on tariff rate quota administration for dairy, poultry and egg products

Tariff rate quotas went from about 20 categories in 1995 to 54 under administration today ...

Canada's trade deficit narrows to $3.3 billion in November

Merchandise exports increased 0.5 percent, while imports edged down 0.3 percent ...

Air travellers heading to Canada require pre-departure negative COVID-19 test result

Travellers will also have to complete the full mandatory 14-day quarantine after arrival ...

Tribunal maintains injury finding on oil country tubular goods from eight countries, exempts Philippines

The Trade Tribunal says resumption of dumping from eight countries would result in injury to Canadian industry ...

Understanding feed controls to prevent import of African swine fever

Guidance has been updated to remind importers that, depending on the product origin and type, there may be additional import conditions or restrictions administered under the CFIA's plant health program prior to entry into Canada ...

Import requirements for romaine lettuce from the United States

The CFIA is no longer restricting the import of romaine lettuce and products containing romaine lettuce originating from California ...

Tribunal's revised schedule on review expiry of duties on photovoltaic modules and laminates from China

The anti-dumping finding is scheduled to expire unless CBSA and Tribunal decide to maintain it ...

CBSA issues dumping determination on wheat gluten from six countries

Provisional duties at rates ranging from 10.1% to 26.1% are now payable on the subject goods ...

Dumping would resume if duties expired on on certain potatoes from the U.S., says CBSA

The trade tribunal will now determine whether the expiry would likely result in injury to Canadian industry ...

Canadian railways' tonnage moving closer to pre-pandemic levels

Statistics Canada reports 32.6 million tonnes of freight in October, down 1.9% from 33.2 million tonnes in October 2019 ...

EU reports on recent progress in free trade negotiations with Australia

The ninth round of negotiations for an EU-Australia trade agreement was held virtually ...

Carbon and Alloy Steel Line Pipe exported from Korea to Canada (SeAH) assigned new values

Revision may result in a change to duties being assessed on importations of these goods ...

Certain oil country tubular goods (OCTG) from the United States (Conestoga) assigned new values

Revision may result in a change to duties being assessed on importations of these goods ...

Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreements Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2020 Imports

- Utilization levels have been updated to December 21, 2020 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2020 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to December 21, 2020 ...

Off-road Compression-Ignition (Mobile and Stationary) and Large Spark-Ignition Engine Emission Regulations

The Regulations introduce new emission standards and requirements in alignment with the U.S. EPA's standards and create a level playing field in the Canada-U.S. market for importers and manufacturers of these engines ...

CBSA starts dumping investigation on grinding media from India

Trade Tribunal will now determine whether the imports are harming Canadian producers ...

Canada and UK adopt temporary measures to implement transitioanl trade agreement

Each country will ensure continued preferential tariff treatment for goods from the date CETA ceases to apply to the United Kingdom ...

CBSA starts dumping investigation on certain upholstered seating from China and Vietnam

Trade Tribunal will now determine whether the imports are harming Canadian producers ...

World trade volume rallies in third quarter after COVID-19 shock

WTO says third quarter rally helped limit the contraction in world trade since the start of the year ...

Government of Canada appoints Chairperson of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal

Frédéric Seppey will be appointed Chairperson of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal for a term beginning January 4, 2021. Mr. Seppey will replace Jean Bédard ...

CFIA Notice to the Canadian organic industry

regarding trade of seaweed, chlorella and spirulina under the United States-Canada Organic Equivalency Arrangement ...

CFIA Update of the Request for Documentation Review CFIA 5272

The 5272 form now contains a "Submit Email" button, which connects to the user's default email program to create a new message ...

Tribunal maintains injury finding on oil country tubular goods from China

The Trade Tribunal says resumption of dumping would result in injury to Canadian industry ...

Canada - U.S. border to remain closed to non-essential travel until January 21

The border closure does not apply to freight and to certain essential travel ...

Ottawa requests CUSMA panel review of U.S. duties on Canadian softwood lumber

Government says any duties imposed on Canadian softwood lumber by the United States are unwarranted ...

WTO report shows decline in trade restrictions by members during COVID-19 pandemic

WTO members introduced the lowest number of "regular" trade-related measures since 2012 ...

Importation of COVID-19 Vaccines and Drugs

Customs Notice 20-36  provides guidance on importing COVID-19 drugs, including vaccines, covered under Health Canada's Interim Order Respecting the Importation, Sale and Advertising of Drugs for Use in Relation to COVID-19 ...

Customs Tariff 2021 now available on the CBSA website

Customs Notice 20-35 advises that the 2021 Tariff reflects Statistics Canada changes to units of measures in Chapters 72 and 73. Scheduled rate reductions contained within the legislation of individual free trade agreements are also reflected ...

Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (CCOFTA) Rules of Origin

Memorandum D11-5-9 has been revised to describe the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (CCOFTA) Rules of Origin and to provide updated links to the text of the Agreement ...

More time needed in investigation of concrete reinforcing bar from seven countries

Circumstances make it unusually difficult for CBSA to make a preliminary determination within ninety days ...

Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreements Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2020 Imports

- Utilization levels have been updated to December 14, 2020 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2020 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to December 14, 2020 ...

CFIA Notice to Industry: Implementation of new policy chapter for import of milk and milk products

The animal health import policy Milk and Regulated Milk Products has been  replaced ...

Bill to implement Canada-UK Trade Continuity Agreement introduced in the House of Commons

The agreement will maintain mutual preferential access to traders of both countries ...

CBSA starts dumping investigation on reinforcing bar from Oman and Russia

Trade Tribunal will first determine whether the imports are harming Canadian producers ...

Canada's imports and exports up two percent in October

Statistics Canada reports that the trade deficit with the world was virtually unchanged at $3.8 billion ...

Global air cargo recovery continues at a slower pace in October

IATA notes that air cargo demand was 6.2% below October 2019, a slight improvement from the 7.8% September drop ...

CBSA issues revised timelines for the CARM project, with new implementation dates

Release 1 of the CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM) project in the spring of 2021 ...

GST/HST relief for the importation of face masks and face shields

Customs Notice 20-34 explains the Excise Tax Act amendments which provide GST/HST relief for face masks and face hields ...

Importation of Tires

Memorandum D19-12-2  has been updated to remove references to legacy release service options ...

Canada prohibits some bulk prescription drug exports to prevent shortages

New rule counters American measures authorizing U.S. pharmacists to import in bulk prescription drugs intended for the Canadian market ...

Canada extends restrictions for all non-U.S. travellers to January 21

The change in date will give Ottawa the ability to align U.S. and international travel restrictions ...

EU and New Zealand report progress in trade agreement negotiations

Negotiators reach provisional agreement on two more chapters of the future trade agreement ...

List of CBSA Holidays and maintenance outages for next year

The Canada Border Services Agency official Holidays and EDI system maintenance dates for 2021 ...

Tariff Classification Policy on ratchet drives

Revised Memorandum D10-14-36 explains the Canada Border Services Agency's administrative policy for the tariff classification of ratchet drives imported either as part of a socket set or as separate goods ...

Sugar for Export to the United States under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement

Notice to Exporters Serial No. 1035 sets out the policies and practices pertaining to the administration of Sugar referred to in subparagraph (a) of TRQ - US 09 under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement ...

Sugar-Containing Products for Export to the United States under CUSMA

Notice to Exporters Serial No. 1034 sets out the policies and practices pertaining to the administration of Sugar-Containing Products referred to in TRQ - US 10 under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement ...

Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreements Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2020 Imports

- Utilization levels have been updated to November 30, 2020 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2020 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to November 30, 2020 ...

Implementation of Chapters of the Animal Products Import Policy Framework

The CFIA notes that the implementation of these chapters will not have an impact on existing import conditions or international trade ...

Canada and the United Kingdom conclude transitional post-Brexit trade agreement

The two countries have agreed to start negotiating a more advanced deal next year ...

Tribunal finds dumping of concrete reinforcing bar from seven countries injures Canadian industry

Provisional duties could soon apply to rebar from from Algeria, Egypt, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam ...

Canada - U.S. border to remain closed to non-essential travel until December 21

The border closure does not apply to freight and to certain essential travel ...

Barley products tariff rate quota will be filled on December 21

The "over access commitment" rates of duty will then be applicable until July 31, 2021 ...

U.S. reduces punitive duty on Canadian sowtwood lumber

The Canadian Government maintains appeals unde CUSMA saying the the duties are unwarranted ...

Canada hosts ministerial meeting of the Ottawa Group on WTO reform

Group discusses progress on the joint statement endorsed by all members in June to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 ...

Classification of Parts and Accessories in the Customs Tariff

Memorandum D10-0-1 has been updated to clarify the Canada Border Services Agency’s administrative policy regarding the classification of parts and accessories in the Customs Tariff ...

Tribunal finds dumping of corrosion-resistant steel sheet from two countries injures Canadian industry

Anti-dumping and/or countervailing duties will be collected by the CBSA on importations of these goods ...

WTO says less trade restrictions were put in place in G20 from May to October

This is primarily a result of the sharp decline in overall global trade since the COVID-19 outbreak ...

WCO issues correlation tables for the 2022 Harmonized System changes

World Customs Organization's amendments will affect every country's customs tariff classifications ...

Reminder: Blanket certificates of origin need to be renewed for 2021

Most blanket certificates are filled-out to expire on December 31 and have to be renewed ...

Determination of when goods are entitled to the benefit of the U.S. Tariff or Mexico Tariff under CUSMA

New Memorandum D11-4-35 describes the determination of when goods are entitled to benefit from the United States Tariff or the Mexico Tariff under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) ...

Ontario Tobacco Tax collection in the Postal Mode

The Ontario Ministry of Finance has requested that the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) expand its provincial agreement to incorporate the collection of tobacco tax on casual importations within the postal stream for Ontario ...

CFIA updates to the Fertilizers Regulations now final

This applies to the manufacture, sale, import or export of fertilizers and supplements regulated under the Fertilizers Act ...

CFIA deregulates of Tomicus piniperda (pine shoot beetle)

The Agency published Risk Management Document RMD-19-02 Pest Risk Management Document for the deregulation of Tomicus piniperda ...

Tribunal maintains injury finding on steel plate from Ukraine

The Trade Tribunal says resumption of dumping would result in injury to Canadian industry ...

End of safeguard exclusions inquiry on certain steel goods

The Tribunal determines that nothing needs to be added to the list of surtax exclusions ...

More time needed in investigation of dumping of wheat gluten from six countries

Circumstances make it unusually difficult for CBSA to make a preliminary determination within ninety days ...

Canada imposes additional sanctions against 13 Government officials of Belarus

In coordination with the European Union, Canada is imposing further sanctions against additional Government officials of Belarus ...

Notice to Exporters and Brokers - Belarus

- Export and Brokering of items listed on the Export Control List and the Brokering Control List to Belarus ...

Minor amendments to Memorandum D19-13-5 Transportation of Dangerous Goods

This memorandum has been updated to modify text and links where necessary to relevant legislation and regulations ...

Combating unauthorized and counterfeit goods during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The CBSA, Health Canada and RCMP announce the results of Project Purify to prevent the importation of unauthorized or illegal health products at border crossings across Canada ...

EU puts in place countermeasures against U.S. exports in Boeing WTO case

Additional tariffs of 15% on aircraft as well as additional tariffs of 25% on a range of agricultural and industrial products imported from the U.S ...

Canada's imports and exports up slightly in September

Statistics Canada reports that both exports and imports increased by 1.5 percent ...

Global air cargo's slow recovery continues in September

IATA notes that air cargo demand, while strengthening, remains depressed compared to 2019 levels ...

New pre-boarding requirements for air travellers to Canada

Air travellers to Canada will have to submit information with an app before boarding their flight ...

Canada extends restrictions for all non-U.S. travellers to November 30

Ottawa also made some adjustments to provisions allowing limited Canada-U.S. cross-border travel ...

Reduced inspection frequencies for meat imported from Australia and New Zealand

CFIA says the two countries have good compliance rates for meat imported into Canada ...

Tariff classification of car seat covers

Memorandum D10-15-31 outlines the Canada Border Services Agency's (CBSA) administrative policy regarding the tariff classification of car seat covers ...

Hong Kong initiates WTO dispute complaint against U.S. origin marking requirements

Hong Kong has requested WTO dispute consultations with the United States concerning marks of origin requirements imposed by the US on goods produced in Hong Kong, China ...

WTO Anti-Dumping Committee holds first 2020 meeting

The WTO’s Committee on Anti-Dumping Practices met on 28 October to review members’ notifications of new or amended anti-dumping laws and regulations and reports on anti-dumping actions ...

CBSA issues dumping determination on non-structural plywood from China

Provisional duties at rates ranging from 2% to 203.08% are now payable on the subject goods ...

WTO negotiations on electronic commerce continue

Negotiators hope to deliver a consolidated negotiating text by December this year ...

Canadian railways' total tonnage saw no improvement in August

Statistics Canada reports says the drop was driven by considerable tonnage declines in hydrocarbons ...

UK and Japan sign free agreement deal for post-Brexit era

Britain concludes first major post-Brexit free trade agreement ...

Tariff Preference Levels under CUSMA

Memorandum D11-4-22 has been amended to include information regarding the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) Tariff Preference Levels ...

Administration of the Steel Import Monitoring Program - Import Control List items 80 and 81

Notice to Importers Serial No. 1032 has been published concerning the re-addition of carbon steel products (item 80) and specialty steel products (item 81) to the ICL ...

New COVID-19 pilot planned for international travellers

A joint pilot program to safely explore an alternative approach to the current 14-day quarantine requirement for international travellers while continuing to protect Canadians from COVID-19 ...

EU gets formal green light to impose duties on U.S. imports in Boeing WTO case

The European Union can now increase its duties on U.S. exports worth up to $4 billion ...

Dumping would resume if duties expired on photovoltaic modules and laminates from China, says CBSA

The trade tribunal will now determine whether the expiry would likely result in injury to Canadian industry ...

CBSA confirms dumping decision on corrosion-resistant steel sheet from three countries

The trade tribunal is continuing its inquiry on injury to the domestic industry ...

Canada - U.S. border to remain closed to non-essential travel until November 21

The border closure does not apply to freight and to certain essential travel ...

Information on import licensing from most countries available on WTO website

New website gives information on import licensing procedures of WTO member countries ...

Hot-rolled Carbon Steel Plate from Ukraine (MetInvest) assigned new values

Revision may result in a change to duties being assessed on importations of these goods ...

Tribunal's revised schedule on review expiry of duties on oil country tubular goods from nine countries

The anti-dumping finding is scheduled to expire unless CBSA and Tribunal decide to maintain it ...

CFIA Notice on new food export certificate for seal oil to Norway

This certificate follows standard Codex format but has specific attestations for Norway ...

Tribunal finds dumping of wheat gluten from six countries injures Canadian industry

Provisional duties could soon apply to gluten from Australia, Austria, Belgium, France, Germany and Lithuania ...

CBSA issues dumping determination on heavy steel plate from three countries

Provisional duties at rates ranging from 2.9% to 97% are now payable on the subject goods ...

Tribunal maintains the injury finding on concrete reinforcing bar from China, Korea and Turkey

The Trade Tribunal says resumption of dumping would result in injury to Canadian industry ...

EU reports progress in free trade negotiations with Australia

The eight round of negotiations for an EU-Australia trade agreement was held virtually ...

Reinvestigation of values of certain Carbon steel fasteners from Taiwan (Jau Yeou)

Revised amounts could change the rates of anti-dumping duty payable on imports ...

Public release of the initial environmental assessment of the Canada-Mercosur Free Trade Agreement negotiations

Interested parties are invited to submit their comments on the initial environmental assessment by November 10, 2020 ...

Canada imposes additional sanctions on Belarusian officials

This second set of sanctions is being adopted in coordination with recent actions taken by the European Union and the United States ...

WTO arbitrator issues decision in Boeing subsidy dispute

The European Union may request authorization from the WTO's DSB to take countermeasures with respect to the United States at a level not exceeding, in total, USD 3,993,212,564 annually ...

Tribunal to review expiry of duties on refined sugar from several countries

Anti-dumping finding scheduled to expire unless CBSA and Tribunal decide to maintain it ...

Canada's trade deficit narrows as imports and exports drop

Statistics Canada reports that exports decreased 1.0 percent in August while imports fell 1.2 percent ...

Global trade shows signs of rebound from COVID-19 according to WTO

Strong trade performance in June and July have brought some signs of optimism for global trade ...

Guide to exporting commercial goods from Canada

Step by step information on the obligations of exporters in regard to Canadian laws and regulations ...

Memorandum D20-1-1 - Exporter reporting

has been updated to remove all references to the Canadian Automated Export Declaration (CAED) and all references to paper-based reporting, etc ...

Statement from Minister Champagne on suspension of export permits to Turkey

Due to the ongoing hostilities in in Nagorno-Karabakh suspended suspended certain export permits to Turkey to allow time to further assess the situation ...

Message to Industry New Notices to Importers for 2021 Calendar Year TRQs

Global Affairs Canada has prepared new Notices to Importers for the 2021 calendar year TRQs with an application period starting on October 1, 2020 and a deadline of November 15, 2020 ...

New import requirement: romaine from parts of California must be tested for E. coli

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) will require importers to either provide proof that romaine lettuce destined for import into Canada does not originate from counties in the Salinas Valley, or provide an official certificate of analysis from an accredited laboratory confirming that the lettuce has below-detectable levels of E. coli ...

WTO members narrow field of Director General candidates

The two candidates who secured the broadest and deepest support from the membership and who should subsequently advance to the final round are Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of Nigeria and Yoo Myung-hee of the Republic of Korea ...

U.S. appeals WTO panel report regarding duties on Canadian softwood lumber

The Appellate Body cannot hear appeals as the U.S. refuses the appointment of new judges ...

Global air cargo demand up slightly but capacity remains constrained

Loss of available belly cargo space remains an issue as passenger aircraft stay parked ...

Canadian railways' total tonnage was down 11,8% in July

Statistics Canada reports reports that loadings of fuel oils and crude petroleum saw the largest decline in July ...

CAED export declaration program decommissioned on September 30

The new CERS Portal must be used to electronically submit export declarations ...

Copper pipe fittings from the U.S. (Nacobre) assigned new values

Revision may result in a change to duties being assessed on importations of these goods ...

Importing and exporting firearms, weapons and devices

Memorandum D19-13-2 has been updated to include several regulatory changes ...

Marine pre-load/pre-arrival and reporting requirements

Memorandum D3-5-1 has been updated to include recent changes ...

CBSA starts dumping investigation on reinforcing bar from seven countries

Tribunal will first determine whether the imports are harming Canadian producers ...

Canada - U.S. border to remain closed to non-essential travel until October 21

The border closure does not apply to freight and to certain essential travel ...

Canada and EU celebrate third anniversary of comprehensive trade agreement

Trade between Canada and the EU has increased by 27% for goods and 47% for services ...

WTO reports global merchandise trade fell 14% in second quarter

The steepest declines were recorded in Europe and North America while Asia was relatively less affected ...

Tariff Classification of safety headgear of subheading 6506.10

Memorandum D10-15-27 has been revised to reflect current jurisprudence with respect to safety headgear, other protective headgear, athletic, of subheading 6506.10 ...

Export reporting - amending or voiding export declarations

Customs Notice 20-30 outlines the obligations and processes to amend and void previously submitted export declarations that was reported using one of the eliminated reporting methods ...

WTO members narrow field of Director General candidates

The five remaining candidates are Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of Nigeria, Yoo Myung-hee of the Republic of Korea, Amina C. Mohamed of Kenya, Mohammad Maziad Al-Tuwaijri of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Liam Fox of the United Kingdom ...

U.S. cancels tariffs on Canadian aluminum under certain conditions

The announcement came just hours before Canada was set to announce retaliatory measures ...

Tribunal opens safeguard exclusions inquiry on certain steel goods

The Tribunal is to determine if there is a domestic source of supply for targeted goods ...

WTO panel determines U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods are illegal

Dispute resolution panel rules that the U.S. duties are inconsistent with WTO rules ...

Data from ocean shipments transiting through the U.S. can be made public

The importer or exporter can submit a request for confidential treatment to U.S. Customs ...

Import Permit section of the Animal Products Policy takes effect

Notice from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency ...

Revised export certificate for dairy products to China

Updated to include the new requirements for the export of dairy products, including infant formula products ...

CFIA Service fee cap extended for certain animal health export certificates

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has extended its fee cap on service fees for certain animal health export certificates until September 30, 2022 ...

Canada's imports and exports continued to grow in July

Statistics Canada reports that exports increased 11.1 percent while imports rose 12.7 percent ...

Wheat products tariff rate quotas will be filled on October 4

The "over access commitment" rates of duty will then be applicable until July 31, 2021 ...

Reminder: Goods contaminated with soil are refused entry at the border

Vehicles, equipment and other goods that are contaminated with soil are not admissible into Canada ...

CFIA update for importers of organic products

On October 1, 2020 importers will be required to submit a digital copy of organic product certificate ...

Certain copper pipe fittings from the United States, South Korea and China

(Exported to Canada from the United States by Nacobre USA LLC) Notice of close of record and updated schedule – Normal value and export price review ...

Zimbabwe, Thailand, Indonesia and Macao set to undergo WTO reviews of their trade policies

The Trade Policy Review Body announced an updated programme of reviews for the remainder of 2020 ...

Ukraine launches safeguard investigation on wires

Ukraine notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it initiated a safeguard investigation on wires ...

CBSA extends investigations of non-structural plywood from China

The Agency needs more time due to the complexity and novelty of the issues ...

Tribunal maintains with amendments the injury finding on steel screws from China, Taiwan

The Tribunal says resumption of dumping would result in injury to Canadian industry ...

Global air cargo demand now stable but capacity remains constrained

IATA says loss of available belly cargo space shrink capacity as passenger aircraft stay parked ...

OECD's indicators now point upwards after crisis-low in all major economies

Composite leading indicators continue to strengthen from the Covid-19 crisis lows ...

Opening of the Application Period for the CETA Origin Quota for Vehicles

Applications for quota allocation under the CETA Origin Quota for vehicles are now being accepted ...

Concrete reinforcing bar from Spain (Nervacero) assigned new values

Revision may result in a change to duties being assessed on importations of these goods ...

Butter, Dairy Spreads, Fats and Oils Derived From Milk, Other Than Butter or Dairy Spreads TRQ

Notice to Importers No. 968 sets out the policies and practices pertaining to the administration of Canada's tariff rate quota (TRQ) for butter, dairy spreads, fats and oils derived from milk, other than butter or dairy spreads under the World Trade Organization (WTO) ...

Regulations Amending the Ozone-depleting Substances and Halocarbon Alternatives Regulations

To amend the consumption baseline value that is used to determine the HFC quantities that can enter Canada under the HFC phase-down process ...

WTO panel finds U.S. duties on Canadian lumber are non-compliant

Panel rules U.S. measures are not in conformity with obligations under the WTO ...

Tariff relief consultations on certain wheels and certain cookware

The Department of Finance is seeking views on two requests for the removal of customs duties ...

New conditions for importation of leafy greens from Arizona took effect

CFIA limits entry to leafy greens exported by members of the Arizona Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement ...

WTO indicator confirms steep drop in trade but hints at nascent recovery

All component indices remain well below trend but export orders show signs of recovery ...

Interpretation of the U.S.-Canada Organic equivalency arrangement

CFIA issues a notice to the Canadian organic industry regarding the interpretation of the U.S.-Canada Organic equivalency arrangement ...

Monthly trade in goods by exporter characteristics, June 2020

The number of enterprises exporting goods abroad increased for a second consecutive month in June, after hitting low levels in April ...

Canadian railways carried 29.8 million tonnes of freight in June, down 10.4% from June 2019

Fuel oils and crude petroleum loadings accounted for over one-third of the total tonnage decline in June, falling 69.4% (-1.3 million tonnes) from the same month in 2019 ...

WTO report shows how COVID-19-related restrictions on cross-border mobility are affecting global trade

Trade in goods and services has been affected by temporary border closures and travel restrictions linked to the pandemic ...

Canada - U.S. border to remain closed to non-essential travel until September 21

The border closure does not apply to freight and to certain essential travel ...

CBSA starts dumping investigation into wheat gluten from six countries

Tribunal will first determine whether the imports are harming Canadian producers ...

Anti-dumping duty on refined sugar from several countries could expire in October

Tribunal is seeking opinions on whether it should let the finding expire or conduct an expiry review ...

CBSA extends investigation of heavy steel plate from five countries

The Agency needs more time due to circumstances making it difficult to decide within normal dateline ...

Port of Montreal labour disruption: CBSA gives options to ship operators

Customs still needs to ensure national security requirements are maintained with respect to the radiation screening and risk mitigation of marine containers ...

Export and import of hazardous waste and hazardous recyclable material

Memorandum D19-7-3 has been updated to reflect recent amendments to the Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations ...

Rules of origin for casual goods under free trade agreements

Memorandum D11-4-13 has been revised to reflect the implementation of four trade agreements ...

Changes to how Global Affairs Canada will inform industry on TRQ quantities available

Any tariff rate quota (TRQ) quantities available will be found on a web page which will be updated regularly ...

Canada’s Merchandise Trade Performance with the EU after the Entry into Force of CETA

An interesting report from the Office of the Chief Economist of Global Affairs Canada ...

U.S. re-imposes 10% tariff on Canadian aluminum, Ottawa retaliates

Canada will impose surtaxes against imports of aluminum and aluminum-containing products from the U.S ...

Ottawa won't intervene to end labour stoppage at Port of Montreal

Government will monitor the situation and look into how to support the ongoing mediation efforts ...

Tribunal finds dumping of non-structural plywood from China injures Canadian industry

Provisional duties could soon apply to decorative and other non-structural plywood from China ...

CBSA issues revised decisions on oil country tubular goods and hot-rolled carbon steel plate

The reviews are the result of recommendations and rulings from the World Trade Organisation ...

Relocation of CBSA Office in Yarmouth, N.S.

Customs Notice 20-27 advises that this office moved to a new loaction ...

Revisions to CBSA Courier imports remission memorandum

Memorandum D8-2-16 outlines the conditions under which a remission order may be granted on certain goods imported into Canada by courier services ...

CFIA update on unrequested packages of seeds

To date, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has received reports from more than 750 individuals across all Canadian provinces who have received unrequested packages of unknown seeds ...

Export requirements for meat and non-live fish and seafood to China

At the request of China, CFIA has developed a process to suspend the issuance of export certificates when an outbreak of COVID-19 occurs at establishments which export refrigerated and frozen meat and non-live fish and seafood to China ...

Export (fish and seafood) to Panama at commercial risk

At the request of Panama, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has updated the Food Export Requirements Library to include the export of fish and seafood products to Panama at commercial risk ...

Canada's trade deficit widens to $3.2 billion in June

Statistics Canada reports that exports increased 17.1 percent while imports rose 21.8 percent ...

The WTO multi-party interim appeal arrangement gets operational

The contingency measure will apply until the WTO Appellate Body becomes operational again ...

Global air cargo recovery continues in June, but at a slow pace

IATA says June global demand is a little less depressed that it was in May ...

U.S. Commission says imports of wind towers from Canada injure U.S. industry

The Department of Commerce will issue antidumping and countervailing duty orders ...

EU - Vietnam free trade agreement comes into force

Canada has free trade links with both sides through the CPTPP and the CETA ...

CBSA Administration of Copyright, Trademarks and geographical indications

Memorandum D19-4-3 outlines and explains the legislation governing the role of the CBSA in dealing with counterfeit protected marks or pirated copyright goods ...

Stricter rules for foreign nationals transiting through Canada to Alaska

Stricter rules and additional entry conditions now apply to travellers transiting through Canada to Alaska for a non-discretionary purpose ...

Import, export and in transit requirements of the Explosives Act and Regulations

Memorandum D19-6-1 has been updated to include recent changes ...

Vancouver Urban Enrollment Centre

CBSA and U.S. CBP will no longer conduct NEXUS and Free and Secure Trade (FAST) interviews at the Vancouver Urban Enrollment Centre ...

WTO General Council agrees on guidelines for final stage of DG selection

The Council also agreed to extend the tenures of the four sitting Deputy Directors-General — Yonov Fred Agah, Karl Brauner, Xiaozhun Yi and Alan Wolff — until a new Director-General has been selected ...

Tribunal finds dumping of heavy steel plate injures Canadian industry

Provisional duties could soon apply to plate from Taiwan, Germany, South Korea, Malaysia, and Turkey ...

Tribunal to review expiry of duties on certain whole potatoes from the United States

Anti-dumping finding scheduled to expire unless CBSA and Tribunal decide to maintain it ...

Reinvestigation of values of certain steel welded pipe exported from Thailand

Revised amounts could change the rates of anti-dumping duty payable on imports ...

Dumping would resume if duties expired on tubular goods from 8 of 9 countries

Tribunal will now determine whether the expiry would likely result in injury to Canadian industry ...

Reinvestigation of values of certain oil country tubular goods from the U.S.

Revised amounts could change the rates of anti-dumping duty payable on imports ...

Temporary CBSA service reduction at Crystal City

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is temporarily reducing service hours at the Crystal City, Manitoba port of entry ...

Temporary CBSA service reduction at Clarenceville and Stanstead

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is temporarily reducing service hours at two ports of entry in Quebec ...

Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) Rules of Origin

Memorandum D11-5-17 describes the Canada – United States – Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) Rules of Origin ...

Canada reaches partial agreement with Australia on WTO wine trade dispute

Canada and Australia announced a partial agreement regarding Australia's World Trade Organization challenge against Canada ...

Reinvestigation of values of certain steel line pipe exported from South Korea

Revised amounts could change the rates of anti-dumping duty payable on imports ...

Wheat and barley tariff rate quotas reopen on August 1, 2020

Quotas for wheat, barley, wheat products and barley products covered by the Import Control List ...

Importation of leafy greens from Arizona subject to new conditions

CFIA will limit entry to leafy greens exported by members of the Arizona Leafy Greens Marketing Agreement ...

Canada - U.S. border to remain closed to non-essential travel until August 21

The border closure does not apply to freight and to certain essential travel ...

WTO members meet the candidates for Director-General

Eight candidates compete to replace outgoing Director-General Roberto Azevdo ...

Registrar of Imported Vehicles will increase fees on August 1st

Customs Notice 20-26 explains that vehicle import fee will be $325 and parts fee will be $100 (From $310 and $95) ...

List of dairy and poultry TRQ quantities under CUSMA that could be available for reallocation

Global Affairs regularly updates a list of returned quantities of the supply-managed tariff rate quotas (TRQs) under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) as they become available for reallocation ...

Canada and Japan expand organic equivalency to include livestock products

Expanded arrangement recognizes Canadian and Japanese organic livestock standards as being equivalent ...

Consultation on changes to international phytosanitary measures standards

IPPC establishes a common approach to preventing the introduction and spread of plant pests ...

Information on the Safe Food for Canadians rules which started July 15

Priorities regarding industry compliance during the pandemic remain the same as announced in April ...

CBSA is now collecting contact information from all travellers

Customs is now collecting more information from all travellers, including commercial drivers, at several ports or entry ...

EU reports progress in free trade talks with New Zealand

The eight round allowed for thorough discussions covering all areas of the future agreement ...

Changes to the CBSA Policies Respecting Trans-border Air Shipments in Highway Service (flying trucks)

Customs Notice 20-25 provides clarification regarding trans-border air shipments in highway service and the responsibility of air carriers who transmit pre-arrival Advance Commercial Information ...

Quantities Available for Allocation under the CUSMA Cream TRQ

A balance of 34,796 kilograms of the Canada - United States - Mexico (CUSMA) cream tariff rate quota (TRQ) is available for reallocation under the processors pool, for the 2019 - 2020 quota year ...

Quantities Available for Allocation under the CUSMA Milk TRQ

A balance of 217,862 kilograms of the Canada - United States - Mexico (CUSMA) milk tariff rate quota (TRQ) is available for reallocation under the processors pool, for the 2019 - 2020 quota year ...

2020 Additional TRQ Volume for Refined Sugar exports to the United States

This message is to advise that the additional 20% Tariff Rate Quota volume for refined sugar has been triggered under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement ...

New food certificate for Export of Fish and Seafood Products to Fiji

At the request of Fiji, CFIA has updated the Food Export Requirements Library to include the export of fish and seafood products ...

Dumping would resume if duties expired on oil country tubular goods from China, says CBSA

Tribunal will now determine whether the expiry would likely result in injury to Canadian industry ...

The Canada Border Services Agency updates its verification targets

Commodities are targeted for verification of origin, tariff classification and value for duty ...

Temporary service reduction at certain Canadian ports of entry

COVID-19 measure affects certain ports within the Pacific, Prairie, Northern Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic Regions ...

Canada's trade deficit shrinks to $677 million in May

Statistics Canada announced that exports increased 6.7 percent while imports decreased a further 3.9 percent ...

CBSA information on how to transmit high volumes of cargo reports

Customs Notice 20-24 provides information on how to transmit high volumes of cargo reports ...

Export to Hong Kong of items listed on the Export Control List

Effective July 3, 2020 Canada will treat exports of sensitive goods to Hong Kong in the same way as those destined for China ...

CFIA statement on new import restrictions for commercial dogs imported from Ukraine

Effective July 6, 2020, the CFIA will no longer issue new permits for the importation of commercial dogs under 8 months of age from Ukraine ...

WTO issues latest edition of World Tariff Profiles

This publication by the World Trade Organization provides comprehensive information on the tariffs and non-tariff measures imposed by over 170 countries and customs territories ...

CBSA issues regulations and amendments for CUSMA rules and procedures

The Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) is in effect starting July 1, 2020 ...

Tribunal makes a re-determination on certain fabricated industrial steel components

The Tribunal revised its finding to exclude certain fabricated industrial steel components ...

WTO says trade facilitation measures outpace restrictions during pandemic

Several G20 members initiated moves to facilitate imports, including products related to COVID-19 ...

Global air cargo shows slight pickup in May despite continuing capacity crunch

IATA says capacity is unable to meet demand due to the loss of belly cargo holds on passenger aircraft ...

Sales Tax and Duty Payment Deferral ended as planned on June 30

The government allowed businesses to defer all Goods and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax (GST/HST) payments, as well as customs duty payments owed for imports, until the end of June ...

Import prohibition on goods produced wholly or in part by forced labour

CUSMA establishes an obligation for each Party to prohibit the importation of goods that have been produced in whole or in part by forced or compulsory labour (Customs Notice 20-23) ...

Importation of certain poultry and egg products and the Import Control List (ICL)

New Memorandum D10-18-8 is a revision of the information pertaining to poultry and egg products ...

Importation of certain dairy products and the Import Control List (ICL)

New Memorandum D10-18-7 is a revision of the information pertaining to dairy product ...

Furniture "for domestic purposes"

CBSA's interpretation of the term "For domestic purposes" under several tariff items in headings 94.01 and 94.03 in the Customs Tariff (Memorandum D10-15-30) ...

Update to Notices for Tariff Preference Level Apparel Goods

Three Notices to Importers and Exporters have been updated to include goods classified under heading 96.19 that are of textile material other than wadding in the definition of tariff preference level apparel goods ...

Global Affairs Canada Updates to the Handbook of Export and Import Commodity Codes for CUSMA-related Tariff Rate Quotas and Export Thresholds. New codes for all 16 new tariff rate quotas for supply-managed products and 2 new dairy export thresholds created under the Canada-US-Mexico Agreement ...

Sugar-Containing Products for Export to the United States under CUSMA

This Notice sets out the policies and practices pertaining to the administration of Sugar-Containing Products referred to in TRQ - US 10 for export to the United States under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) ...

Sugar for Export to the United States under CUSMA

This Notice sets out the policies and practices pertaining to the administration of Sugar referred to in TRQ - US 09 for export to the United States under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) ...

Updates to the phytosanitary requirements for importing micro-organisms

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has updated its plant health requirements to make it easier to import certain micro-organisms that are already present in Canada ...

Decline in world trade not as severe as initially projected, WTO says

While trade volumes will register a steep decline in 2020, they are unlikely to reach the worst-case scenario ...

Customs Tariff amendments to implement the Canada-United States-Mexico agreement

CBSA also outlines duty reductions on certain goods under the Canada-EFTA Free Trade Agreement ...

Consultations on allowing exports of automatic firearms to Austria, Ireland, Japan, and Switzerland

Canadian exporters could apply to export certain prohibited weapons to the three countries ...

Treatment of commissions and brokerage in the calculation of value for duty

Commissions and brokerage are amounts paid to intermediaries who help in the conclusion of a sale ...

Certain corrosion-resistant steel sheet from Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and Vietnam

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has revised the schedule in relation to the investigations into dumping and subsidizing ...

Oil country tubular goods from Korea and Turkey and hot-rolled carbon steel plate from Korea

The CBSA has revised the schedule in relation to the review given difficulties in distributing the archived administrative records to interested parties ...

Opening of the Application Period for Dairy Export Thresholds under CUSMA

: Clarifications on Skim Milk Powder and Milk Protein Concentrate Export Thresholds ...

Canada Grain Act amendments implemented for 2020-21 crop year as CUSMA comes into effect

The Canadian Grain Commission is implementing amendments to the Canada Grain Act and Canada Grain Regulations under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) ...

Canada - U.S. border to remain closed to non-essential travel until July 21

The border closure does not apply to freight and to certain essential travel ...

CBSA starts dumping investigation into non-structural plywood from China

Tribunal will first determine whether the imports are harming Canadian producers ...

EU and Chile mark progress in talks to modernize their free trade agreement

European Commission reports good progress in a significant number of chapters ...

Application period opens for CUSMA dairy, chicken and eggs tariff rate quotas

Sixteen new supply-managed tariff rate quotas under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement ...

Textile and apparel Tariff Preferential Levels under CUSMA for imports and exports

Notices set out the administration of the TPLs and identify where import permits / certificates of eligibility are required ...

Implementation by the CFIA of certain chapters of the Terrestrial animal products and by-products Import policy framework

The implementation of these chapters will not have an impact on existing import conditions or international trade ...

Registrar of Imported Vehicles announces fee increase

Effective August 1, 2020, the RIV Vehicle import fee will be $325 and Parts fee will be $100 (From $310 and $95) ...

Dumping would resume if duties expired on certain steel plate from Ukraine, says CBSA

Tribunal will now determine whether the expiry would likely result in injury to Canadian industry ...

Duty on certain whole potatoes from the United States could expire in September

Tribunal is seeking opinions on whether it should let the finding expire or conduct an expiry review ...

Canada and Taiwan reach an agreement for trade in organic food

Interim mutual arrangement means certain organic products may be sold as organic in Canada or Taiwan ...

Total number of import transactions started rising in May

Statistics Canada reports that the import transaction count rose 14.8% in May compared with April ...

Canada's trade deficit climbs to $3.3 billion in April

Statistics Canada announced that exports fell 29.7 percent while imports declined 25.1 percent ...

Canada to review determinations on oil country tubular goods and hot-rolled carbon steel plate

Governments of Korea and Turkey requested review in light of WTO dispute settlement decisions ...

Trusted trader and traveler programs enrollment in Canada and the U.S. closed until July 6

Customs authorities in both countries react in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic ...

CFIA expands the Recognition of Export Grain Analysis program

The Agency expands the program to give exporters more testing options to get their product to market faster ...

EU reports progress in free trade negotiations with Australia

The seventh round of negotiations for an EU-Australia trade agreement was held virtually ...

CBSA starts dumping investigation on steel plate from five countries

Tribunal will first determine whether the imports are harming Canadian producers ...

Oil country tubular goods and seamless casing assigned new values

Revisions may result in a change to duties being assessed on importations of these goods ...

Canadian rail freight volume was up 4.7 percent in March

Statistics Canada reports increases in rail shipments of fuel oil, crude petroleum and agricultural products ...

Tribunal to review expiry of duties on photovoltaic modules and laminates from China

Anti-dumping finding scheduled to expire unless CBSA and Tribunal decide to maintain it ...

Canada - U.S. border to remain closed to non-essential travel until June 22

The border closure does not apply to freight and to certain essential travel ...

WTO trade indicator shows how COVID-19 is affecting world trade

Electronic components and agricultural raw materials are the only groups showing signs of trade stability ...

Cargo space availability is now the main concern for shipping lines' clients

Drewry - ESC survey also found low satisfaction with clarity of prices and surcharges, transit times ...

Material or technical help given to a supplier must be added to the value for duty

However, engineering and design work undertaken in Canada are not regarded as dutiable assists ...

Dumping would resume if duties expired on reinforcing bar from three countries, says CBSA

Tribunal will now determine whether the expiry would likely result in injury to Canadian industry ...

Certifying the origin of goods under the new Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement

A new certification of origin will be required and there will be no transition period ...

WTO Director General stepping down on August 31

Roberto Azevdo is cutting his second term short by one year, citing personal reasons ...

CBSA temporarily suspends service at most marinas and small airports

The Agency is redirecting traffic to ports of entry where it maintains officer presence ...

New EU customs pre-arrival security and safety program to start in March 2021

The new ICS2 will collect data about all goods entering the EU prior to their arrival ...

Ottawa provides tariff relief to importers of certain medical goods

Measure builds on other relief from tariffs and taxes for certain goods imported for emergency ...

Canada's trade deficit widened to $1.4 billion in March

Statistics Canada says exports fell 4.7 percent while imports declined 3.5 percent ...

Consultation on the administration of new quotas for sugar exports to the U.S.

  Two new tariff rate quotas were established under the Canada-U.S.-Mexico Agreement ...

USITC says Canadian sodium sulfate anhydrous does not hurt U.S. industry

The Commission's negative determination means no antidumping duty order will be issued ...

New Canada-U.S.-Mexico agreement set to come into effect on July 1st

The U.S. completed its domestic procedures to implement the agreement ...

Cancellations of passenger flights severely reduced global air cargo capacity

Most air freight is carried in the cargo hold of passenger flights that are now on hold ...

EU and Mexico conclude negotiations of a new trade agreement

Under the new agreement practically all trade in goods between the EU and Mexico will be duty-free ...

Global export restrictions keep growing in response to COVID-19 crisis

WTO report draws attention to the current lack of transparency at the multilateral level ...

Canada - U.S. border to remain closed to non-essential travel until May 21

The border closure does not apply to freight and to certain essential travel ...

Information for health product manufacturers and importers in relation to COVID-19

Health Canada has issued measures to facilitate the manufacturig and the importation of essential products ...

Six-month extension for approved facilities to continue to export animal products to U.S.

CFIA and USDA reach agreement on export and import of animal products between the two countries ...

Piracy and armed robbery remain a real threat to ships' crews

The IMB reports 47 attacks in the first three months of 2020, up from 38 in the same period last year ...

CBSA cuts service hours at some low traffic land border crossings

The COVID-19 related measure is temporary and will be reviewed on an ongoing basis ...

Every person entering Canada now has to wear a mask, including truck drivers

New requirement specifies that even persons exempt from quarantine are now required to wear a mask upon entry ...

Mandatory electronic reporting for exporters to begin on June 30, 2020

A new Portal can be used to electronically submit export declarations, the old CAED will be decommissioned ...

New NAFTA will raise low value shipment threshold

New low value shipment thresholds will be implemented upon of entry into force of the Canada - U.S. - Mexico Agreement ...

Canada and Mexico ready for new NAFTA implementation.

Both countries notify the United States that they have completed their domestic ratification process ...

Steel safeguard tariff rate quota allocation applications

Applications for the for the May 2020 to May 2021 quota period must be submitted by April 29, 2020 ...

Information on the Safe Food for Canadians rules scheduled for July 15

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic the CFIA says it will not prioritize compliance activities ...

Wheat tariff rate quota deadline extended to April 25

The "over access commitment" rates of duty will then become applicable ...

COVID-19 pandemic delays some CBSA anti-dumping investigations

Revisions to the schedules for oil country tubular goods and dry wheat pasta ...

Dumping would resume if duties expired on steel fasteners from China and Taiwan, says CBSA

Tribunal will now determine whether the expiry would likely result in injury to Canadian industry ...

Duty on photovoltaic modules and laminates from China could expire in July

Tribunal is seeking opinions on whether it should let the finding expire or conduct an expiry review ...

Canada and several other WTO members finalize interim appeal arrangement

The contingency measure will apply until the WTO Appellate Body becomes operational again ...

Canada's trade deficit narrowed to $983 million in February

Statistics Canada says exports rose 0.5 percent while imports were down 0.8 percent ...

Global air cargo demand slumped in February as COVID-19 took hold

IATA reports that seasonally-adjusted air freight demand was down 9.1% month-on-month in February ...

Cross-border flow of merchandise continues despite restrictions

Border closure does not apply to freight in order to preserve the Canada-U.S. supply chains ...

CBSA issues dumping determination on steel sheet from Turkey, the UAE and Vietnam

Provisional duties at rates ranging from 36.3% to 91.8% are now payable on the subject goods ...

Tribunal recommends surtax exclusion on certain stainless steel wire

Safeguard measures apply since October 2018 to imports of heavy plate and stainless steel wire ...

U.S. slightly lowers punitive duties on sodium sulfate anhydrous from Canada

Commerce Department announces its final determination in antidumping duty investigation ...

CBSA accepts exporter's undertakings, suspends dumping investigation on certain sucker rods

The Agency accepted the undertakings offered by exporting parties from Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico ...

Canada - U.S. border closed to travelers, stays open for freight

In response to the COVID-19 virus outbreak, Canada and the U.S. agreed to temporarily shut border ...

Tribunal maintains with amendments the injury finding on steel plate from six countries

The Tribunal says resumption of dumping would result in injury to Canadian industry ...

Tribunal recommences inquiry on certain fabricated industrial steel components

Tribunal will make a redetermination on its denial of exclusion requests made by three complainants ...

Wheat tariff rate quotas will be filled on April 9

The "over access commitment" rates of duty will then be applicable ...

Recordkeeping under the steel and aluminum import monitoring programs

Importers must retain certain records and provide these to Global Affairs Canada upon request ...

Excise duty rates increasing on certain products on April 1, 2020

New rates will apply to certain spirits, wine, beer and tobacco products ...

Consultations on the administration of CETA origin quotas for vehicles

Administering exports to the EU of vehicles that are eligible under the CETA origin quota ...

Canadian railways are resuming coast to coast service after blockades lifted

The complete network recovery process is expected to take several weeks ...

Global air freight demand was down 3.3% in January, before the COVID-19 effect

IATA notes that January marked the tenth consecutive month of declines in cargo volumes ...

ASEAN officials would like to see progress in free trade talks with Canada

Focus group discusses potential economic benefits of an ASEAN-Canada FTA for both parties ...

Tribunal to review expiry of duties on oil country tubular goods from nine countries

Anti-dumping finding scheduled to expire unless CBSA and Tribunal decide to maintain it ...

CFIA will be adjusting its service fees for inflation at the end of March

The Agency will be adjusting its fees every year, at the end of March, based on inflation ...

Canadian rail freight volume was down slightly in December

The 0.8% decline was caused by a drop in carloads of iron ores, wheat and potash ...

CBSA collected $32.6 billion in duties and taxes in the past year

The Agency oversaw the release of 20.7 million commercial shipments and almost 60 million courier shipments ...

Consultation on possible negotiations to modernize the Canada-Ukraine FTA

Global Affairs is seeking input from Canadians on possible modernization of CUFTA ...

Review of the allocation and administration of dairy, poultry and egg products TRQs

Ottawa wants to finalize long-term policies for the administration of these tariff rate quotas ...

WTO forecasts further weakening of global trade in first quarter of 2020

Trade will also be influenced by the impact of COVID-19 and the effectiveness of efforts to treat the disease ...

Canadian exporters highly concerned by trade barriers

Export Development Canada's Trade Confidence Index fell to its lowest level in almost a decade ...

CN initiates shutdown of its operations in Eastern Canada

Railway will progressively shut down its Eastern Canadian operations until the illegal blockades end ...

CBSA prolongs the reinvestigation of values of oil country tubular goods and seamless casing

The Agency needs an extra 45 days due to the complexity and novelty of the issues ...

CFIA proposes changes to how much food individuals can bring into Canada

The new rules would reduce the quantities allowed for certain food items brought in by travellers ...

Many least developed countries moving slowly on WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement

The rate of implemented commitments under the Agreement stands at 29.6 per cent among LDCs ...

EU - Vietnam free trade agreement set to begin later this year

The agreement will eliminate virtually all tariffs on goods traded between the two sides ...

Canada-European Union agreements continue to apply to UK

Post-Brexit transition period should last until December 31 and could be extended by one or two years ...

Tribunal to review expiry of anti-dumping duties on oil country tubular goods from China

Finding is scheduled to expire unless CBSA and Tribunal decide to maintain it ...

Higher crude oil exports reduced Canada's trade deficit

Statistics Canada says the country's trade deficit dropped from $1.2 billion in November to $370 million in December ...

Global air freight volumes dropped 3.3% last year

IATA says this was the weakest performance since the global financial crisis in 2009 ...

CBSA extends investigation of corrosion-resistant steel sheet from three countries

The Agency needs more time due to the complexity and novelty of the issues ...

Introduction of Canadian legislation to implement the new NAFTA

Laws to implement the agreement have been approved in Mexico and the U.S ...

Government reintroduces bill for CBSA complaints commission

Commission will investigate complaints from the public concerning service provided by the CBSA ...

WCO publishes official Harmonized System changes to take effect in January 2022

World Customs Organization's amendments will affect every country's customs tariff classifications ...

Fourteen WTO members join Canada and the EU on an interim appeal arrangement

The contingency measure will apply until the WTO Appellate Body becomes operational again ...

CBSA examines digital devices of about 130 travellers per million

The Agency launched a new policy on device examinations including a training program for officers and guidance for travellers ...

EU, U.S. and Japan agree on ways to strengthen WTO rules on industrial subsidies

They want new types of unconditionally banned subsidies to be added to the WTO Agreement ...

Countries meet at WCO to discuss standards for customs laboratories

Workshop focusing on modernization and standardization of customs laboratories ...

EU sees progress for trade deals with Indonesia, New Zealand and Vietnam

The first two are still in negotiations and the third should come into effect within a few months ...

Tribunal opens safeguard exclusions inquiry on certain steel goods

The Tribunal is to determine if there is a domestic source of supply for targeted goods ...

Canada Border Services Agency updates its verification targets

Commodities are targeted for verification of origin, tariff classification and value for duty ...

New food safety requirements now in force for fresh fruits or vegetables

Importers who require a licence and do not have one may experience shipment delays or rejection at the border ...

Tribunal maintains injury finding on aluminum extrusions from China

The Tribunal says resumption of dumping would result in injury to Canadian industry ...

Global air freight demand was down 1.1% in November

IATA notes that, despite the decline in demand, November's performance was the best in eight months ...

Tribunal finds dumping of corrosion-resistant steel sheet injures Canadian industry

Provisional duties could soon apply to steel sheet from Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and Vietnam ...

Tribunal to review expiry of anti-dumping duties on steel plate from Ukraine

Finding is scheduled to expire unless CBSA and Tribunal decide to maintain it ...

Duty on oil country tubular goods from nine countries could expire in April

Tribunal is seeking opinions on whether it should let the finding expire or conduct an expiry review ...

Canada's imports and exports dropped in November

Statistics Canada says the country's trade deficit went from $1.6 billion in October to $1.1 billion in November ...

Ports of Montreal and Quebec award traditional gold-headed canes

Port authorities' long-established awards go to the first ships to sail up the Saint-Lawrence river ...

CBSA issues dumping determination on sucker rods from Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico

Provisional duties at rates of up to 48.9% are now payable on the subject goods ...

Update on administration of safeguards on certain steel goods

A new notice sets out the allocation methodology for heavy plate and stainless steel wire ...

Barley products tariff rate quota will be filled on January 30

The "over access commitment" rates of duty will then be applicable until July 31, 2020 ...

The pace of economic growth remains anemic in most major economies

The OECD's indicators point to stable growth in the euro area as a whole as well as in Japan and Canada ...