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Global trade in goods is expected to pick up gradually this year

WTO says volume of world merchandise trade should increase by 2.6% in 2024 and 3.3% in 2025 ...

U.S. reports increase in imports and exports in February

The U.S. Census Bureau says February exports were up $5.8 billion from January and imports were up $7.1 billion ...

Blue Water Bridge Canada-bound span will be closed to traffic until October

The U.S.-bound span will be used to accommodate traffic in both directions during rehabilitation work ...

Preparing for CARM Release 2 Implementation, Cutover Period

Customs Notice 24-14 provides important information regarding the cutover period which will extend from April 26 to May 13 ...

Preparing for CARM Release 2 Implementation, Transition Measures

Customs Notice 24-15 outlines transition measures to ensure continued border fluidity and timely submission of accounting and payment of duties after CARM implementation on May 13, 2024 ...

Export of fish and seafood to the European Union - Form update

This version of the form includes a new field, "product description(s) on label(s)", which will require applicants to identify the products to be certified on the certificate request ...

Changes to import requirements for pet supplements

This is advance notice of changes to import requirements that will be published on June 24, 2024 ...

Renewal of veterinary biologics establishment licences, product licences, and import permits

Renewal reminder for holders of Canadian veterinary biologics establishment licences, product licences, and import permits ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2024

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Canada's merchandise trade surplus reaches $1.4 billion in February

Statistics Canada reports that the country's exports increased 5.8%, while imports rose 4.6% ...

Global air cargo demand still in double-digit growth in February

The International Air Transport Association reports global air cargo demand rose by 11.9% compared to last year ...

CBSA and U.S. CBP announce an increase in NEXUS application fee

The NEXUS program application fee is going up from US$50 to US$120 effective October 1, 2024 ...

CBSA extends reinvestigation of values of carbon steel fasteners from China and Chinese Taipei

The Agency needs more time because of the complexity and novelty of the issues presented by the re-investigation ...

Carbon and Alloy Steel Line Pipe from the Republic of Korea - Husteel

Notice of conclusion of normal value review ...

Customs Notice 24-14

Preparing for CARM Release 2 Implementation, Cutover Period ...

Customs Notice 24-13

Notification of Change to the Criminal Code Definition of Prohibited Firearms ...

Customs Notice 24-12

CARM Administrative Measures related to the Duties Relief Program, Duty Drawback Program and Commercial Temporary Importations under Tariff Item No. 9993.00.00 ...

Customs Notice 24-11

Submission and Processing Single and Blanket B2 Adjustments or Voluntary Disclosure requests on or after April 1, 2024 ...

Customs Notice 24-10

Termination of the temporary electronic procedures for Canada Border Services Agency's Trade Programs (COVID-19) - GTA Pilot ...

Customs Notice 24-09

Change of Commercial Hours, Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), Saint John, New Brunswick (NB) ...

Customs Notice 24-08

Change of Hours - Commercial Office, Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2024

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

UN's global trade update shows encouraging signs despite persistent challenges

UNCTAD says international trade is poised for a rebound in 2024 after facing declines over several quarters ...

Canada contributes funding to WTO to boost safe food exports from developing economies

Canada's contribution will help to pilot innovative sanitary and phytosanitary capacity development projects ...

CBSA concludes re-investigation of values of heavy steel plate from Chinese Taipei and Germany

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

Changes to excise duty rate increases on certain products on April 1, 2024

The Canadian Government caps the inflation adjustment for excise duty rates on beer, spirits and wine ...

Canada-United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement

Customs Notice 24-07 confirms expiry of specific rules of origin Provisions under the Canada-United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement ...

Upholstered domestic seating originating in China and Vietnam, and exported from the United States - Wayfair

Notice of normal value review to establish the normal values, export prices and amounts of subsidies ...

Annual Adjustment of CFIA Service Fees

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) adjusts its service fees annually based on the Consumer Price Index in accordance with the Service Fees Act ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2024

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Canada-Ukraine modernized free trade agreement gets Royal Assent

The modernized CUFTA will come into force when the two countries complete their regulatory processes ...

First meeting of trade ministers of the Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity

Led by the United States, the APEP aims to be a new framework for cooperation across the Americas ...

Tribunal maintains injury finding on dry wheat pasta from Trkiye

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

CBSA finds dumping would resume if duties expired on sucker rods from China

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

United Kingdom: Certification of sawn coniferous wood under D-13-01 and D-07-02

Effective immediately, all coniferous wood products destined to the UK, including Thuja spp., must be inspected by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and be accompanied with a phytosanitary certificate issued by the CFIA ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2024

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Statistics Canada reports a merchandise trade surplus of $496 million for January

The country's merchandise imports decreased 3.8 percent in January, while exports fell 1.7 percent ...

WTO goods barometer forecasts weak upward momentum in global trade

Global merchandise trade should start to show some modest gains in the first quarter of 2024 after a weak performance in 2023 ...

CBSA launches dumping investigation on wire rod from China, Egypt, and Vietnam

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

Barley products tariff rate quota will be filled on April 11

The "over access commitment" rates of duty will then be applicable until July 31, 2024 ...

Publication of CARM enabling regulations

CARM to become the system of record for the collection of duties and taxes for commercial goods imported into Canada. CARM remains on track for May 13 ...

CFIA Notice to industry: Changes to import requirements for pet supplements

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is modernizing and simplifying import requirements for pet supplements made of animal products and by-products. This is advance notice of changes to import requirements that will be published on June 24, 2024 ...

Exports of genetically modified, organic and irradiated foods to Qatar

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has become aware that Qatar is now requiring a Certificate of Conformity for shipments of genetically modified, organic and irradiated foods ...

Canadian ministers express concerns over new American "Product of USA" labelling regulations

Canada remains concerned about any measures that may cause disruptions to the highly integrated North American meat and livestock supply chains ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2024

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Global air cargo demand was up 18.4 percent in January

The International Air Transport Association reports significant growth in all regions ...

WTO extends duty moratorium on e-commerce transmissions

Practice of not imposing customs duties on electronic transmissions extended until the next WTO ministerial conference, or until March 2026 ...

Canada announces additional ban on imports of Russian diamonds

This ban is targeting indirect imports of Russian diamonds weighing 1 carat and above ...

Mattresses from China - Shenzhen Lantise Tech

Conclusion of normal value review ...

Steel piling pipe from China - Tak International Trading (Tianjin)

Notice of close of record and updated schedule ...

Changes to import permit requirements - African swine fever

The information for importers to understand feed controls to prevent African swine fever has been updated ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2024

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

G20 merchandise trade was stable in the fourth quarter of 2023

OECD reports that robust recovery in East Asia was counterbalanced by a slowdown in Europe and North America ...

Nine more WTO members formally accept the WTO Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies

Slight rise in acceptances of the agreement during the Organization's 13th Ministerial Conference ...

Excise duty rates increasing on certain products on April 1, 2024

New rates will apply to certain spirits, wine, beer and tobacco products ...

EU Export Requirements Library Update - Fish and Seafood

CFIA advises that the European Union (EU) export requirements library webpage for fish and seafood has been updated ...

New inspection reports for table stock potatoes from PEI destined to the US

The new Inspection Report will demonstrate that the potatoes have been inspected and found free from soil and potato wart symptoms, and that they meet the field/seed source requirements as per the USDA Federal Order ...

Updated travel information for Mexican citizens coming to Canada

Canada is adjusting its travel requirements for Mexican citizens ...

Minister Ng to advance Canada's trade priorities at 13th WTO Ministerial Conference in Abu Dhabi

Minister Ng will also chair the Ottawa Group meeting to support the WTO reform agenda and engage with her international counterparts to advance more sustainable and inclusive trade for all ...

CUSMA Secretariat - Request for panel review- Softwood lumber products from Canada

- United States International Trade Commission Final Determinations of the Five-Year Reviews of the Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Orders ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2024

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Tribunal initiates expiry review of duties on carbon steel welded pipe from China

The dumping/subsidizing finding is scheduled to expire unless CBSA and Tribunal decide to maintain it ...

CBSA finds dumping would resume if duties expired on certain steel oil and gas well casing from China

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

Canada will require melt and pour information for steel imports

Global Affairs Canada's mandatory reporting beginning November 5th, 2024 ...

CBSA will fully implement the CARM system on May 13, 2024

Importers should be fully registered in CARM to avoid customs clearance delays after the May 13, 2024 implementation ...

New inspection reports for table stock potatoes from PEI destined to the US

The new Inspection Report will demonstrate that the potatoes have been inspected and found free from soil and potato wart symptoms, and that they meet the field/seed source requirements as per the USDA Federal Order ...

Taxonomic name update in AIRS and Form 5670 for Pacific Turbot

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has made an update to the Automated Import Reference System (AIRS) and the application for permit to import aquatic animals and/or their offal (CFIA/ACIA 5670) to update the taxonomic name for Pacific Turbot ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2024

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

OECD forecasts global economic growth will continue, but at a modest pace

Interim Economic Outlook projects global GDP growth of 2.9% in 2024 and a slight improvement to 3.0% in 2025 ...

Four more WTO members formally accept the WTO Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies.

The total number of WTO members that have formally accepted the Agreement reaches 60 ...

ICC and business groups urge WTO to extend e-commerce duty moratorium

The current practice of not imposing customs duties on electronic transmissions could expire at the end of March 2024 ...

Import Prohibition on Bat Guano

Customs Notice 24-04  is a reminder that since 2014, bat guano in any form (pure manure that is processed and packaged, pure manure that is unprocessed, fertilizer or any other item that contains bat guano ingredients) is prohibited from being imported into Canada ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2024

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

CBSA investigation leads to criminal charges for firearms-related offences

Firearms and weapons are high-risk commodities and their interdiction is a Canada Border Services Agency enforcement priority ...

Statistics Canada reports $312 million merchandise trade deficit in December

The country's merchandise imports edged up 0.2% in December while exports decreased 1.9% ...

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

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

Tin mill steel products from Canada do not injure U.S. industry says American commission

U.S. International Trade Commission also applies decision to goods from China, Germany, and South Korea ...

Canada Mexico arrangement for trade of organic food extended for 3 years

The Canada-Mexico Organic Equivalency Arrangement originally came into effect on February 15, 2023 ...

Final Reminder: Safe Food for Canadians (SFC) licence to import food to Canada

Customs Notice 24-03 As of February 12, 2024, verification of the SFC licence requirement prior to import will begin for imports of manufactured foods. All food importers that require a SFC licence must include a valid SFC licence number on their import declaration ...

Excise duty framework for vaping products

Memorandum D18-3-2 has been updated/amended ...

Reminder of import requirements for meat products to Canada

Watermark on OMIC for meat products imported from United States of America ...

Letter of guarantee for importation of processed casings from the United States

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has negotiated an interim procedure with the Food Safety and Inspection Service ...

Public consultations: CPTPP Dairy TRQs Panel report implementation and other administration policy changes

Global Affairs Canada has launched consultations on the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) dairy tariff rate quotas (TRQs) panel report implementation as well as other administration policy changes ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2024

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Global air cargo demand surged 10.8% in December

IATA reports air cargo demand rebounded in 2023 with a particularly strong fourth quarter performance ...

CBSA processed 5,360,208 commercial trucks into Canada in 2023

The Federal Agency also assessed over $39.3 billion in duties and taxes last year ...

Importing animals and travelling with pets

Canada has specific import requirements in place to avoid introducing animal diseases ...

Permanent Domestic Lane at Cornwall port of entry to improve traveller experience

The Domestic Lane was developed as part of the Border Collaboration Initiative, a joint effort by the CBSA and MCA to improve the daily lives of all who travel through the Cornwall port of entry ...

Mattresses from China - Shenzhen Lantise Tech

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

Notice to industry: Undeclared milk allergens in chocolate products

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has published a notice to industry to remind manufacturers and importers of their obligation to ensure chocolate products do not contain undeclared milk allergens ...

Notice to Exporters No. 1108

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

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2024

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Minister Ng advances Canadian multilateral trade priorities with Ottawa Group partners

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Director-General of the WTO, also participated in the meeting at which ministers discussed possible solutions that could be advanced at the 13th WTO Ministerial Conference, scheduled for February ...

Piracy and armed robbery remain a real threat to ships' crews

International Maritime Bureau raises concern over the first successful Somali based hijacking since 2017 ...

Canadian railways' freight volume was up slightly in November

Statistics Canada reports railways carried 32.4 million tonnes of freight in November ...

International Air Transport Association says global air cargo set for a positive 2024

The Middle East is set for the biggest rise at 12.3% while Africa will see a more modest 1.5% ...

CBSA finds dumping would resume if duties expired on steel welded pipe from several countries

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

Notice of retroactive assessments: Corrosion-resistant steel sheet originating in or exported fromTürkiye and Vietnam

CBSA has determined that retroactive assessments using the normal values determined for subject goods released into Canada from December 2021 to November 2022 could be required in some cases ...

African swine fever - Changes to import permit requirements

The information for importers about feed controls to prevent African swine fever has been updated by the CFIA ...

Import requirements for screenings and grain and seed for cleaning

Publication and Implementation of the updated CFIA Directive D-96-07 ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2024

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Tribunal maintains injury finding on steel piling pipe from China

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

Reinvestigation of values of gypsum board from the United States

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

Tribunal initiates expiry review of duties on corrosion-resistant steel sheet from several countries

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

Canada challenges U.S. decision to maintain duties on Canadian softwood lumber

A binational CUSMA panel will be established to determine whether the latest decision is consistent with U.S. law ...

U.S. imposes anti-dumping duty on tin mill steel products from Canada

U.S. Department of Commerce also applies decision to goods from China, Germany, and the Republic of Korea ...

GAC - Updates to the Supply-Managed tariff rate quota (TRQs) webpage

These updates are designed to separate current and previous/archived notices, requests and lists when searching in the filterable tables ...

2023-2024 Wheat / Barley and their products TRQ utilization information

First-Come, First-Served Tariff Rate Quotas (TRQ) Period: August 1, 2023 to July 31, 2024 ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2024

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Canada's merchandise trade surplus drops to $1.6 billion in November

The country's merchandise imports increased 1.9% in November, while exports were down 0.6% ...

Global air cargo demand was up 8.3 percent in November

International Air Transport Association reports a fourth consecutive month of strengthening demand for air cargo ...

New Windsor-Detroit bridge opening delayed to fall of 2025

Construction completion of the Gordie Howe International Bridge is planned for September 2025 ...

The Canada Border Services Agency updates its verification priority targets

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

List of CBSA Holidays and maintenance outages in 2024

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

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 ...

Reminder: Blanket certificates of origin need to be renewed for 2024

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

CBSA can help Canadian rights holders to fight counterfeit imports

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

Notice to industry: Implementation of service fees for the Emerald Ash Borer directive

Effective January 12th, 2024, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency is implementing Emerald Ash Borer service fees ...

CFIA Directive D-03-08

Phytosanitary requirements to prevent the introduction into and spread within Canada of the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis (Fairmaire). Effective date: January 12, 2024 ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2024

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Over 86 million counterfeit articles were seized in the European Union last year

The estimated value of fake items detained amounted to over EUR 2 billion, up approximately 3% ...

OECD reports G20 area's GDP growth saw little change in the third quarter of 2023

Total G20 gross domestic product was up 0.7% in the third quarter of 2023, slightly up from 0.6% in the previous quarter ...

Canadian railways' freight volume dropped for a sixth consecutive month

Statistics Canada reports railways carried 32.6 million tonnes of freight in October ...

CFIA consultation on interim standard on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in biosolids

Proposed implementation of a PFAS standard for municipal biosolids imported or sold in Canada as commercial fertilizers ...

Amended certificates for export of fish and seafood to Australia

The health certificates for the export of non-salmonid fish oil and prawn products for human consumption to Australia have been amended ...

U.S. modifies the entry requirements for Buxus spp. and removes restrictions for Euonymus spp. and Ilex spp. imported from Canada into the United States

A U.S. Federal Order modifies the U.S. entry requirements for Buxus spp. and removes restrictions for Euonymus spp. and Ilex spp. imported from Canada into the United States ...

End of fall 2023 import requirements for romaine lettuce from the United States

The temporary import licence conditions for romaine lettuce from the United States end on December 20, 2023 ...

Carbon steel fasteners from China - Pinghu

Conclusion of a normal value review ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Tribunal maintains injury finding on liquid dielectric transformers from South Korea

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

Global law enforcement operation results in 2114 seizures of endangered animals and timber

Customs and police officers from 133 countries coordinated some 500 arrests worldwide and 2,114 confiscations ...

G20 economies introduce more trade-restrictive than trade-facilitating measures

For the first time since 2015, the monthly average of new G20 trade restrictions outpaced new trade-facilitating measures ...

Global air cargo demand was up for a third consecutive month

International Air Transport Association reports global air freight was up 3.8% year over year in October ...

Geopolitical and economic conditions soften Canadian exporters' confidence

EDC's exporter confidence index, now at 65.7 points, remains below the historical average of 72.8 ...

Sporting goods imported under conditional duties relief

Customs Notice 23-30 advises that the terms of Tariff Item 9984.00.00 have changed to indicate the Canadian Olympic Committee as the certifying body ...

Importation of restricted handguns into Canada

Notice to Importers No. 1106 sets out the policies and practices pertaining to the importation of restricted handguns into Canada, pursuant to the coming into force of the amendments to the Firearms Act under Bill C-21 ...

CFIA Reminder: Importers of manufactured foods need a licence

On February 12, 2024, the CFIA will activate the automatic verification of SFC licences for imports of manufactured foods. Food import transactions will be automatically rejected and the shipment will be denied entry into Canada unless a valid SFC licence number is declared ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

WTO report shows trade-facilitating trend continues but export restrictions persist

WTO members introduced more trade-facilitating than trade-restrictive measures on goods ...

CBSA awards contracts to modernize the Lacolle, Quebec port of entry

Architecture and engineering services contracts for the upgrading of St-Bernard-de-Lacolle port of entry ...

Tribunal initiates expiry review of duties on carbon steel welded pipe from four countries

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

CBSA finds dumping would resume if duties expired on hot-rolled carbon steel plate from China

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

Hollow structural sections exported to Canada from South Korea by Histeel

Notice of close of record and updated schedule - expedited review ...

Canadian Export Classification, 2024

This document presents the Canadian Export Classification, prepared by Statistics Canada ...

CFIA - Updates to import conditions for ruminant blood products from the European Union

The reason for this update is to include import conditions to address Bluetongue (BT) and Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease (EHD) ...

Improving document authentication services in Canada

Global Affairs Canada announced upcoming improvements to its authentication services for documents to be used outside Canada ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Canada's merchandise trade surplus reached $3.0 billion in October

The country's merchandise imports fell 2.8% in October while exports edged up 0.1% ...

U.S. trade commission renews finding that Canadian lumber imports injure U.S. industry

As a result of the commission's determination, the existing U.S. duties on imports of this product from Canada will remain in place ...

Reinvestigation of values of carbon steel fasteners from China and Chinese Taipei

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

Reminder: Blanket certificates of origin need to be renewed for 2024

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

Canada bans direct import of Russian diamonds and related products

Canada will continue working with its G7 and other international partners to implement comprehensive controls and verification measures for banning Russian diamonds ...

The Canada Border Services Agency's 2023 Year in Review

The Agency processed close to 4,554,300 commercial trucks into Canada, collected approximately $32.7 billion in duties and taxes ...

Minister of Transport announces launch of the National Supply Chain Office

This initiative to strengthen Canada's supply chains and increase the economy's competitiveness is supported by an investment of $27.2 million from Budget 2023 ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

WTO goods barometer finds automobile and electronic sales are driving trade recovery

However, mixed economic results and increasing geopolitical tensions make near-term outlook highly uncertain ...

Canadian railways' freight volume was down slightly in September

Statistics Canada reports railways carried 30.7 million tonnes of freight in September ...

Planning to spend some time in a warmer country this winter?

You may want to look at some Canadian Government websites for useful traveller information ...

CUSMA panel finds Canada's dairy quotas don't limit U.S. access

The United States claimed that Canada's allocation measures deny allocation access to eligible applicants ...

2024 Version of the Departmental Consolidation of the Customs Tariff

The 2024 Tariff reflects scheduled duty rate reductions contained within the legislation of individual Free Trade Agreements, as well as the substitution of certain tariff classification pre-ambles and tariff classification numbers in chapters 27, 28 and 29 (Customs Notice 23-28) ...

Customs Notice 23-29

Highway Sufferance Warehouse Closure (Cambridge, Ontario) ...

Amended certificate for the export of fish and seafood for human consumption to Israel

The amended export certificate will take effect for all shipments departing Canada on or after December 1st, 2023 ...

Oman no longer accepting Certificate of Free Sale

The CFIA is currently seeking clarity from Omani food safety authorities on the acceptability of the Certificate of Free Sale for Canadian food exports going forward ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Canada implements stricter measures for elephant ivory and rhinoceros horn trade

Canada will further limit the ability to transport all elephant ivory and rhinoceros horn across Canadian borders ...

Tribunal finds dumping/subsidizing of certain wind towers from China injure Canadian industry

Finding excludes towers imported for installation in energy projects located west of the Ontario Manitoba border ...

Tribunal maintains injury finding on copper pipe fittings from Vietnam

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

Modifications to GPT, LDCT, and CCCT preferential tariffs to be implemented in 2025

Changes to eligible countries, eligible goods and rules of origin will come into force in January 2025 ...

Notice of retroactive assessments: Concrete reinforcing bar originating in or exported from the Republic of Turkey

The CBSA has determined that retroactive assessments using the normal values determined for subject goods released into Canada from July 2021 to August 2022 could be required in some cases ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

WTO report finds strong expansion of global value chains

Document notes increased vulnerability due to essential products that are exported by very few economies ...

Electronic ATA temporary admission Carnet will replace paper version in 2027

Group approves global transition plan for moving from a paper to a digital Carnet system ...

Tribunal initiates expiry review of duties on cold-rolled steel from China, Korea and Vietnam

The dumping/subsidizing finding is scheduled to expire unless CBSA and Tribunal decide to maintain it ...

CFIA seeks input on revisions concerning phytosanitary certificates issued for export

Proposed revisions to the directive D-99-06: Policy on the Issuance of Phytosanitary Certificates for Export and for Re-export ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Canada's merchandise trade surplus reaches $2.0 billion in September

The country's merchandise exports increased 2.7% in September, while imports rose 1.0% ...

Global air cargo demand was up almost 2 percent in September

The International Air Transport Association reports global air freight was up 1.9% compared to September 2022 ...

Consultation on federal regulations to strengthen Canada's supply chains

Ottawa seeks feedback on supply chain issues related to critical minerals, transportation, and border operations ...

Canada and South Korea reach an organic equivalency arrangement

The arrangement will apply reciprocally to processed organic products from South Korea and Canada ...

CFIA reminds industry of the full implementation of the shipborne dunnage program

End of the transition period and beginning of the full implementation of the Canadian shipborne dunnage program ...

New client identification database for the transportation of dangerous goods in Canada

The Client Identification Database is a new online platform for registering and identifying persons and organizations who import, offer for transport, handle, or transport dangerous goods in Canada ...

Non-commercial Provincial Tax Collection Program

s. Memorandum D2-3-6  has been revised to clarify the rebate on imports by First Nations People (Ontario only) and on how herbal cigarettes are to be processed ...

Corrosion-resistant steel sheet from Vietnam - Delaware Steel Company

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

Customs Notice 23-26

Elimination of ACROSS Service Options (SO) 257 (EDI RMD) and 117 (Paper PARS) ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

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 ...

Reminder: Blanket certificates of origin need to be renewed for 2024

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

New SFC licence verification system for manufactured food imports

The CFIA will implement automatic verification of Safe Food for Canadians licences for imports of manufactured foods on February 12, 2024 ...

Reminder: Wheat products tariff rate quota will be filled on November 4

The "over access commitment" rates of duty will then be applicable until July 31, 2024 ...

Hot-rolled carbon steel plate exported to Canada from South Korea by POSCO

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

Hot-rolled carbon steel plate exported to Canada from South Korea by Dongkuk Steel Mill

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

Upholstered domestic seating from China - Eterno Co and Zhe Jiang Shengli Furniture

Notice of conclusion of expedited review. Normal values, export prices and amounts of subsidy for future shipments ...

Importation and Exportation of Pathogens and Toxins

Memorandum D19-9-4 explains the requirements for importers and exporters that wish to import and export pathogens and toxins ...

Advance rulings for tariff classification

Memorandum D11-11-3 has been revised to povide more information regarding the postponement of the effective date of a modification or revocation of an advance ruling ...

Customs Notice 23-23

Amendments to the Departmental Consolidation of the Customs Tariff: Description change of tariff item 9984.00.00. Replacing the reference to True Sport Foundation with a reference to Canadian Olympic Committee ...

Customs Notice 23-24

Highway Sufferance Warehouse Closure (Granby, Quebec) ...

Customs Notice 23-25

Closure of the Sherbrooke office ...

CFIA - End of transition period to the amended Fertilizers Regulations

The transition period came to an end on October 26, 2023 ...

New milestone reached in the protection of Canadian pigs and pork industry against African swine fever

Zoning and compartmentalization are internationally recognized disease management tools to facilitate trade ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Canadian railways' August freight volume was 2.4% below August 2022

Statistics Canada reports railways transported 30.6 million tonnes of freight in August ...

Seven more WTO members formally accept the WTO Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies

The total number of WTO members that have formally accepted the Agreement reaches 51 ...

Global Trade in wine and vine products on the rise

International trade in wine and vine products has almost tripled over the past two decades ...

Reinvestigation of values of heavy steel plate from Chinese Taipei and Germany

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

Carbon steel fasteners from China - Pinghu

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

CFIA - Updates to the Food Export Certification Webpage

and a reminder to all food exporters that when requesting an export certificate or other export permission, exporters must provide the CFIA with accurate and complete information and supporting documentation, if required ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

CBSA confirms dumping & subsidizing decisions on wind towers from China

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

Tribunal initiates expiry review of duties on sucker rods from China

The dumping/subsidizing finding is scheduled to expire unless CBSA and Tribunal decide to maintain it ...

CBSA finds dumping would resume if duties expired on dry wheat pasta from Trkiye

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

Introduction of legislation to implement modernized Canada-Ukraine FTA

The modernized CUFTA includes dedicated new chapters and provisions on several trade matters ...

CFIA Clarification of requirements for importing approved biological control agents from commercial sources

The processing of permit applications that do not contain the required information will be placed on hold until the information is obtained ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

WTO expects lower trade growth in 2023 as global manufacturing slows down

Trade growth should pick up next year accompanied by slow but stable GDP growth ...

NAFTA panel asks U.S. to review key aspects of duties on Canadian lumber

The panel directed the U.S. Department of Commerce to review key aspects of its determination ...

CBSA concludes re-investigation of carbon steel welded pipe values of from six countries

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

Wheat products tariff rate quota will be filled on November 4

The "over access commitment" rates of duty will then be applicable until July 31, 2024 ...

Carbon steel welded pipe 2 from the United Arab Emirates - KD Industries Inc

Notice of conclusion of expedited review of normal values and export prices ...

Upholstered domestic seating from China - Eterno Co and Zhe Jiang Shengli Furniture

Notice of close of record and updated schedule of review of normal values and export prices ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Canada reports a merchandise trade surplus of $718 million in August

The country's merchandise exports increased 5.7% in August, while imports rose 3.8% ...

Global air cargo demand up 1.5% in August, the first annual growth in 19 months

The International Air Transport Association reports international cargo was up 2% compared to August 2022 ...

Tribunal maintains injury finding on stainless steel sinks from China

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

Chief Mountain port of entry closes for the season

The Chief Mountain port of entry is closing for the season on September 30, at 6:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time (MST). It will reopen in the spring of 2024 ...

Carbon Steel Fasteners from China and Chinese Taipei - Scope Ruling

CBSA made a scope ruling on September 29, 2023, that National Nail's CAMO Edge Screws are subject to the CITT's order ...

Opening of the application period for the 2024 calendar year TRQs

Global Affairs Canada has opened the application period for the 2024 calendar year tariff rate quotas (TRQs) starting October 1, 2023, and with a deadline of November 15, 2023 ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Canadian railways' July freight volume was down 5.1% from July 2022

Statistics Canada reports railways transported 28.9 million tonnes of freight in July ...

Canada-European Union trade agreement turns six years old

Trade-related CETA chapters provisionally came into effect six years ago, on September 21, 2017 ...

Canada and Ukraine sign modernized Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement

The modernized CUFTA will come into force when the two countries complete their legal and regulatory processes ...

Changes to import requirements for live poultry, hatching eggs and raw poultry products from France, due to vaccination for Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is temporarily suspending the importation of all live poultry and raw fresh/frozen poultry products originating from France, effective October 1, 2023 ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated to 2023-09-25 ...

Ukraine initiates WTO dispute complaints against Hungary, Poland and Slovak Republic

Ukraine has requested WTO dispute consultations with Hungary, Poland and the Slovak Republic regarding the continued imposition of import bans by the three countries on certain agricultural products, including grains, from Ukraine ...

Global economy's positive growth continues according to OECD report

The global economy was stronger than expected in the first half of 2023 ...

St. Lawrence Seaway cargo shipping shows continued resilience

Year-to-date cargo traffic within the Seaway System reached 19.9 million tonnes in August ...

Tribunal initiates expiry review of duties on steel oil and gas well casing from China

The dumping/subsidizing finding is scheduled to expire unless CBSA and Tribunal decide to maintain it ...

Exportation of food supplements to Mexico

The Food export requirements library has been updated with a new page for the export of food supplements to Mexico ...

Spotted lanternfly risk management decision

CFIA to move forward with requirements for hardwood logs with bark and nursery stock from areas infested with spotted lanternfly ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

CBSA concludes re-investigation of values of copper pipe fittings from the U.S., South Korea, and China

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

CPTPP panel issues report on Canada's administration of dairy tariff rate quotas

Both countries claim victory as the panel agreed with two of New Zealand's complaints and rejected the others ...

Using the correct tariff classification: beyond duties and taxes

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

Carbon steel fasteners  from Chinese Taipei - Industry Building Hardware Co., Ltd

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

Introduction to the CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management System (CARM)

for Customs Bonded Warehouse (CBW) Licensees and Importers (Customs Notice 23-20) ...

Changes to import permit requirements - African swine fever

The information for importers to understand feed controls to prevent African swine fever has been updated ...

Order Amending the General Export Permit No. 41 - Dual-use Goods and Technology to Certain Destinations

Amended to make an addition to the list of "unauthorized goods and technology" and to update a reference to a provision in another regulation that has been renumbered ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Canada's trade deficit narrows to $987 million in July

Merchandise imports decreased 5.4 percent while exports were up 0.7 percent ...

Global air cargo demand strengthens despite challenges

IATA reports global air cargo markets are showing a continuing trend of recovering growth rates since February ...

Canada officially launches challenge on revised U.S. softwood lumber duties

Under CUSMA Canada is launching challenges to the latest U.S. countervailing and anti-dumping duty determinations ...

Tribunal maintains injury finding on steel line pipe from South Korea

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

Little Gold Creek port of entry in the Yukon to close for the season

Travellers can use the Beaver Creek port of entry as an alternative during the seasonal closure ...

General Export Permit - Dual-use Goods and Technology to Certain Destinations (Amendment)

General Export Permit No. 41 (GEP-41) was amended to include a new category to the list of "unauthorized goods and technology" ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Canada will participate in U.S.-Mexico CUSMA dispute proceedings on biotech corn

Mexico Presidential decree would ban on use of biotechnology corn in tortillas and dough ...

Latest WTO goods barometer signals upturn in global trade

Signs of a turnaround in the second quarter of 2023 were driven by strong automobile production and sales ...

Canadian railways' total freight volume dropped 6.9% in June

Statistics Canada reports railways transported 28.3 million tonnes of freight in June, down 6.9% from June 2022 ...

EU's Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism transitional phase starts on 1 October

European Commission publishes detailed reporting obligations and guidance for importers and third country producers ...

Carbon steel welded pipe 2 from the United Arab Emirates - KD Industries Inc

Notice of close of record and updated schedule of expedited review ...

Mattresses from China - Shenzhen Lantise Tech

Notice of normal value review ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Tribunal initiates expiry review of duties on welded pipe from four countries

The dumping/subsidizing finding is scheduled to expire unless CBSA and Tribunal decide to maintain it ...

Canada will challenge latest revised U.S. duties on softwood lumber

Most Canadian softwood lumber exports to U.S. subjected to new combined duty rate of 7.99% ...

Canada and ASEAN to hold the fifth round of free trade talks in September

Canada and ASEAN launched negotiations toward a free trade agreement in 2021 ...

U.S. sets up appeal to CUSMA dispute panel on Mexico's plan to ban biotech corn

Mexico Presidential decree would ban on use of biotechnology corn in tortillas and dough ...

Declaration of meat condition or structure prior to importation

The importer is required to indicate the condition/structure of the meat products being imported ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated to 2023-08-21 ...

CBSA finds dumping would resume if duties expired on steel piling pipe from China

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

CBSA will implement CARM system release 2 in October

The Canada Border Services Agency reminds all importers that they must register on the CARM Client Portal ...

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 ...

Carbon steel fasteners from Chinese Taipei - Pro Power

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

CFIA Notice to industry: Regulatory responsibilities regarding caffeinated energy drinks

This is a reminder to industry stakeholders that they are responsible to ensure the CEDs they manufacture, import, or distribute meet Canadian requirements ...

Canadian Peat Export Certificate Program

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency announces key changes to the program ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Canada's trade deficit rises to $3.7 billion in June

Merchandise exports decreased 2.2 percent while imports edged down 0.5 percent ...

Global air cargo contraction eases again in June

IATA reports global air cargo markets registered the smallest year-over-year contraction in demand since February 2022 ...

B.C. ports workers ratify tentative agreement with employers

The new four-year collective agreement got the approval of 74.66% of voting ILWU Canada members ...

Japan Canada Organic Equivalency Arrangement scope expansion to include alcoholic beverages

Canada is expanding its organic equivalency arrangement with Japan. Beginning August 31, 2023, organic alcoholic beverages will be included in this arrangement ...

Carbon and alloy steel line pipe from South Korea - Histeel Co

Notice of conclusion of Expedited Review ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

U.S. periodic review changes duty rates on Canadian softwood lumber

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

WTO reports progress on talks about dispute settlement reform

Members have reached an understanding on 80% of the issues under consideration ...

Generate detailed reports of import and export statistics with this online tool

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

CARM Webinars from the Canada Border Services Agency

"CARM client portal onboarding" and "What you need to know for CARM Release 2" ...

WTO/TRQs: Butter, Dairy Spreads, Fats and Oils Derived From Milk, Other Than Butter or Dairy Spreads

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) ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Weekly Stats - Export/Import

- Preference Level Utilization - Utilization levels have been updated ...

Changes to import permit requirements - African swine fever

The information for importers to understand feed controls to prevent African swine fever has been updated ...

CBSA issues dumping & subsidizing determinations on wind towers from China

Provisional duties at rates ranging from 97.6% to 193.8% are now payable on the subject goods ...

Several G20 export restrictions remain in place, including on food and fertilizers

As of mid-May 2023, members still had 63 export restrictions in place on food, feed and fertilizers ...

Canadian railways' total freight volume sees first decline in 12 months

Statistics Canada notes that railways transported 30.7 million tonnes of freight in May, down 5.0% from May 2022 ...

Reactivation of Mexican OMIC for exporting poultry meat products to Canada

(Official Meat Inspection Certificate for meat products produced from imported poultry meat products from Mexico to Canada) ...

Steel piling pipe from China - Coronet Group Suzhou Co

Conclusion of normal value review ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

United Kingdom officially joins the Trans-Pacific Partnership

CPTPP members welcomed the United Kingdom as the newest member of the agreement ...

WTO publishes a new edition of World Tariff Profiles

Comprehensive information on tariffs imposed on imports by over 170 countries and customs territories ...

CBSA finds dumping would resume if duties expired on certain transformers from South Korea

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

CBSA concludes re-investigation of values of corrosion-resistant steel sheet from Trkiye and Vietnam

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

Russian Goods Remission Order

Temporary duty relief for imports of Cobalt-60 and other goods of tariff item 2844.43.00 originating in Russia ...

Advance rulings for tariff classification

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

Temporary import requirements for romaine lettuce from the United States

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is implementing temporary Safe Food for Canadians (SFC) licence conditions for the importation of romaine lettuce originating from the U.S. from September 28 to December 20, 2023 ...

Import of high-risk plant material for research

The CFIA is seeking feedback on import of high-risk plant material for research ...

CFIA - Ministerial order regarding box tree moth in Ontario

The Order declares the province of Ontario as infested with box tree moth and supports restrictions on the movement of Buxus spp. plants for planting outside of Ontario ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Tentative agreement reached between BCMEA and ILWU at Canada's Pacific ports

BCMEA is working closely with ILWU Canada and supply chain partners to safely resume operations ...

Canada's merchandise trade balance returns to a deficit position

Statistics Canada reports that imports rose 3% in May while exports were down 3.8% ...

Tribunal initiates expiry review of duties on carbon steel plate from China

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

The Canada Border Services Agency updates its verification targets

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

Wheat and barley tariff rate quotas reopen on August 1, 2023

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

Canadian Food Inspection Agency launches consultation on origin labelling of imported foods from a contested territory

For the purpose of this consultation, a contested territory means an area outside of Canada that is subject to competing claims of control by third parties ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Upgrades at St. Stephen Ferry Point Bridge, NB port of entry are now complete

The CBSA announced the completion of essential infrastructure upgrades that began last July ...

Blue Water Bridge U.S.-bound span will be closed to traffic until October

The Canada-bound span will be used to accommodate traffic in both directions during rehabilitation work ...

Japan formally accepts the WTO Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies

Japan joins other leading marine fish catch producers in affirming support for the Agreement ...

Trans-Pacific Partnership enters into force for Brunei on July 12

Eligible Bruneian goods imported into Canada will be entitled to the CPTPP tariff treatment ...

CBSA hosts the first Five Eyes Export Enforcement Forum in Ottawa

This forum brought together delegates from Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand ...

Government of Canada building a United States preclearance facility at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport

Minister of Transport Omar Alghabra, announced an investment of up to $30 million to build a new preclearance facility at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport for United States-bound travellers ...

African Swine Fever - Changes to import permit requirements

The information for importers to understand feed controls to prevent African swine fever has been updated ...

Suspension of the Mexican OMIC for exporting poultry meat products to Canada

The CFIA suspends the use of the “Official Meat Inspection Certificate for meat products produced from imported poultry meat products” from Mexico to Canada ...

Export to China: Clarification on fishing area for live fish certificate

The CFIA has updated the China Fish and Seafood Export Requirements Library webpage to provide clarification on the inclusion of fishing area information on the Origin and Hygiene Certificate ...

Shipborne dunnage program extension

The CFIA's forestry section has extended the implementation deadline by 4 months to allow more time for the industry to address implementation issues ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

British Columbia' ILWU longshore union gives strike notice

ILWU Canada gave notice of its intention to strike on July 1, 2023, starting at 8:00 am PDT ...

World Customs Organisation elects new Secretary General

American Ian Saunders has more than 20 years of Customs experience and 30 years experience in international relations ...

China formally accepts the WTO Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies

As the world's leading marine fishing producer China joins the historic agreement for ocean sustainability ...

ICC and WCO celebrate the 60th anniversary of the ATA Carnet

The ATA Carnet enables the free movement of goods across frontiers and their temporary admission with relief from duties and taxes ...

CBSA needs more time in reinvestigation of values of copper pipe fittings from the U.S., South Korea, and China

The Agency needs more time because of the complexity and novelty of the issues presented by the re-investigation ...

CFIA Notice to industry - romaine lettuce from the U.S

: Fall 2023 import requirements for romaine lettuce from the United States ...

Global Affairs Canada - Backgrounder: Amendments to the Export Permits Regulations

Modernizing the regulatory requirements for export permit applicants for military and strategic goods and technology and certain forest products ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Canadian exporter confidence on the rise according to EDC's latest survey

Export Development Canada survey shows exporter confidence has rebounded nearly five points ...

Taiwan expands market accessibility for imports of Canadian beef

Canada has regained market access for Canadian beef and beef products from animals over-thirty-months of age ...

Tribunal finds dumping/subsidizing of wind towers from China injures Canadian industry

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

CBSA finds dumping/subsidizing would resume if duties expired on copper pipe fittings from Vietnam

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

Oil country tubular goods and seamless casing from China

Notice of retroactive assessments. The CBSA is currently issuing Detailed Adjustment Statements (DAS) to applicable importers ...

Update to import requirements for strawberry plants from Italy

Approval of import of propagative plant material of strawberry (Fragaria spp.) originating from Italy based on the results of a pest risk analysis ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Global exports of intermediate goods dropped in fourth quarter of 2022

The World Trade Organization reports that global exports of intermediate goods fell by 10 per cent in the fourth quarter ...

Canada extends waiving of tariffs on Ukrainian goods for one more year

Ottawa announced that it was extending the Ukraine Goods Remission Order until June 9, 2024 ...

Canada will participate in U.S.-Mexico CUSMA consultation on biotechnology corn

Mexico Presidential decree would ban on use of biotechnology corn in tortillas and dough ...

CUSMA Countries of Origin Marking Rules

Memorandum D11-3-3 was revised to reflect the implementation of the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Canada's merchandise trade surplus rises to $1.9 billion in April

Statistics Canada announced that exports increased 2.5% in April, while imports edged down 0.2% ...

WTO goods barometer points to a possible global trade turnaround

Mixed signals nevertheless suggest that the road to trade recovery may be bumpy ...

Customs administrative penalties can be assessed for several reasons

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

Certain carbon steel fasteners from China and Chinese Taipei

Notice of initiation of scope proceeding ...

Little Gold Creek Yukon port of entry open for the summer season

Seasonal hours of operation are 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time (PDT), seven days a week ...

Fish and seafood export to the European Union (EU): Updated Requirements

The CFIA has updated the EU Fish and Seafood Export Requirements Library webpage in response to clarification provided by the EU on the application of its Animal Health Requirements ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated to 2023-06-05 ...

U.S. CBP aligns Hours of Operations at the East Richford Port of Entry

U.S. Custom  will be reducing the hours of operations for the East Richford, Vermont Port of Entry to align with the Glen Sutton Canada Border Services Agency operating hours ...

G20 merchandise trade shows resilience in first quarter of 2023

The OECD reports that exports increased compared to previous quarter while imports contracted a little ...

Global air cargo demand sees slower decline in April

The International Air Transport Association reports global demand dropped 6.6% in April ...

Canadian railways' total freight volume was up 5.4% in March

Statistics Canada notes that it was the 11th consecutive month of year-over-year increases ...

Consultation on proposed amendments to the Valuation for Duty Regulations

The proposed amendments would clarify which sale is to be used to calculate the duty on imported goods ...

Amendments to the Departmental Consolidation of the Customs Tariff

Customs Notice 23-14 advises of final duty rate reductions included in the Canada-European Free Trade Association Free Trade Agreement (effective July 1, 2023) and the addition of a Statistical Note ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

World Shipping Council report on containers lost at sea reveals positive developments

661 containers were lost at sea in 2022 compared to the average of 1,566 containers lost each year ...

Gross domestic product in the OECD rose by 0.4% in the first quarter of 2023

GDP growth recovered in Canada, Japan, France and Italy, but slowed in the United States ...

Consultations on the proposed Canada-Africa Economic Cooperation Strategy

The CA-ECS will seek to enhance commercial and economic cooperation relations with African countries ...

Corrosion-resistant steel sheet from Turkey and Vietnam

Notice of updated schedule of a re-investigation of the normal values and export prices, and amounts of subsidy ...

Carbon steel fasteners from China - Pinghu

Notice of initiation of a normal value review ...

Carbon steel fasteners  from Chinese Taipei - Pro Power

Notice of initiation of a normal value review ...

CFIA to engage on implementing an interim standard for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in biosolids

The CFIA's proposed interim standard will require that biosolids contain less than 50 ppb (µg/kg) of per-fluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) as an indicator before to they can be imported or sold in Canada ...

Box tree moth (Cydalima perspectalis) - domestic and import phytosanitary requirements

CFIA Directive D-22-04 describes import and domestic phytosanitary requirements to prevent the introduction to, and spread within Canada of Cydalima perspectalis (box tree moth) ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Minister of Transport announces new Verified Traveller program to improve the security screening experience for eligible travellers

This new Verified Traveller program will replace the current Trusted Traveller program ...

St. Lawrence Seaway's 65th navigation season starts within normal volumes

From mid-March to the end of April 3.4 million tonnes of total traffic transited through the seaway ...

Consultation on grapevine import and domestic movement requirements

The CFIA is reviewing Canada's import and domestic movement requirements for such goods ...

CBSA prolongs the reinvestigation of values of copper pipe fittings from the U.S., South Korea, and China

The Agency needs more time because of the complexity and novelty of the issues presented by the re-investigation ...

Tribunal to review expiry of duties on dry wheat pasta from Turkey

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

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Chief Mountain port of entry re-opens for the season following three years of suspended service

Prior to 2020, close to 130,000 travellers crossed the border every year at Chief Mountain and Waterton Lakes National Park and CBSA officers are preparing for another busy summer ...

Canada joins Apostille Convention to facilitate use of public documents abroad

Canadian citizens and businesses will be able to submit Canadian public documents, such as birth and marriage certificates and education, export and corporate records, for an authenticity certificate called an ‘apostille.' ...

Trade by exporter and importer characteristics: Goods, 2022

The number of exporting enterprises (+0.7%) edged up to reach 48,036 in 2022, while the number of importing enterprises remained stable at 160,238 ...

Statistics Canada reports a merchandise trade surplus of $972 million in March

The country's merchandise exports fell 0.7% in March while imports decreased by 2.9% ...

Global air cargo demand remained weak in March

The International Air Transport Association reports global demand was down 7.7% compared to March 2022 ...

CBSA concludes re-investigation of values of certain concrete reinforcing bar from Turkey

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

Reinvestigation of values of carbon steel welded pipe from several countries

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

Exporter reporting exemption for Visiting Forces

Customs Notice 23-12 announces the Canada Border Services Agency will provide an exporter reporting exemption for foreign Visiting Forces of "designated" foreign countries ...

Carbon steel welded pipe from Turkey - Borusan

Conclusion of normal value review ...

Carbon steel welded pipe from Turkey - Cayirova

Conclusion of normal value review ...

Carbon steel welded pipe from Pakistan - IIL

Conclusion of normal value review ...

Steel piling pipe from China - Coronet Group Suzhou Co

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

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

CFIA - Notice to industry: Implementation of the amended Fertilizers Regulations

 - prioritization of compliance activities after the end of the transitional period ...

CFIA - Export of fish and seafood to Morocco

- Updated export requirements ...

CBSA finds dumping would resume if duties expired on stainless steel sinks from China

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

CBSA concludes re-investigation of values of corrosion-resistant steel sheet from several countries

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

Canada formally accepts the WTO Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies

Canada is the fifth WTO member to deposit its instrument of acceptance for the Agreement ...

Consultation on new import directives for fruit tree material

This follows the CFIA's recent review of Canada's phytosanitary requirements for the importation of such goods ...

Carbon and alloy steel line pipe from the Republic of Korea

Notice of retroactive Special Imports Measures Act assessments ...

Opening of the application period for the 2023-2024 dairy year TRQs

Global Affairs Canada has opened the application period for the 2023-2024 dairy year tariff rate quotas (TRQs) starting May 1, 2023, and with a deadline of June 15, 2023 ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Canada secures Guatemala market for Canadian meat products

For the first time in 10 years, Guatemala is reopening its doors to Canadian pork, beef and poultry products ...

Canada–U.S. Cross-Border Crime Forum (2003)

Ministers focused on Fentanyl/Opioids, Firearms Violence, Anti-Money Laundering/Virtual Currency, Human Smuggling, Sex Offender Travel, and Criminal Justice Reform ...

CBSA starts dumping and subsidizing investigations on wind towers from China

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

WTO members discuss the extension of the e-commerce duty moratorium

The current practice of not imposing customs duties on electronic transmissions could expire in 2024 ...

CBSA officers in Halifax seize 95 kg of opium in a shipping container

The opium was concealed within a single shipping container arriving from the United Arab Emirates ...

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 ...

Updates to CFIA guidance on Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

The CFIA has made minor updates to the guidance ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated to 2023-04-24 ...

New WTO data reveals regional variations in digitally delivered services trade

Trade in digitally delivered services boomed during the COVID-19 pandemic, with global exports growing by 15% on average in 2020-21 ...

Canada contributes to WTO Fisheries Subsidies Trust Fund

The fund was established to help developing and least developed countries implement the Fisheries Subsidies agreement ...

Canadian railways' total freight volume was up 5.0% in February

Statistics Canada notes that the volume of freight carried broke the previous February record ...

Piracy attacks on global sea shipping at lowest level since 1993

Latest global piracy report details 27 incidents, down from 37 incidents during the same period last year ...

Canada names special envoy for the Indo-Pacific

The Special Envoy will conduct high-level engagement with Canadians and international stakeholders ...

Marking of imported goods

Memorandum D11-3-1 has been revised ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Impacts of labour disruptions at Global Affairs Canada

Certain services may be delayed or not delivered at all. As well, the public may have trouble accessing some Government of Canada buildings where services are delivered ...

Canadian Food Inspection Agency on Potential labour disruption in the Core Public Administration

The timelines for collective bargaining are different at the CFIA and CFIA employees are not in a legal strike position ...

Labour disruptions impact at Transport Canada

During this labour disruption, certain services may be delayed or not delivered at all ...

Global air cargo demand shows signs of improvement in February

The International Air Transport Association reports global demand was 2.9% higher than pre-pandemic levels ...

WTO expects world trade to grow at a slower pace in 2023

Global merchandise trade is expected to grow by 1.7% this year, below the 2.7% growth in 2022 ...

Canadian railways' freight volume was up for a ninth consecutive month in January

Statistics Canada notes that notes that Canadian grain shipments were the largest contributor to the year-over-year increase ...

World trade in green goods grew by about 4% in the second half of last year

UNCTAD expects green industries to boom as countries scale up efforts to fight climate change ...

Labour disruptions impact at the Canada Border Service Agency

In the event of a labour disruption, it is expected that CBSA services to travellers and businesses will be maintained ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

United States formally accepts WTO Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies

The United States deposited its instrument of acceptance for the Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies on April 11, making it the fourth WTO member to do so, and the first among the large fishing nations ...

Statistics Canada reports a merchandise trade surplus of $422 million in February

The country's merchandise exports fell 2.4% in February while imports decreased by 1.3% ...

United Kingdom concludes talks to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership

CPTPP members will now work with the UK to prepare and verify the legal instrument of accession ...

CBSA finds dumping would resume if duties expired on steel line pipe from South Korea

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

CBSA concludes re-investigation of values of grinding media from India

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

Single-use Plastics Prohibition Regulations

Customs Notice 23-08 advises the importing community that certain parts of the Single-use Plastics Prohibition Regulations came into force on December 20, 2022 ...

Amendments to the Excise Duty Rates on alcohol following the introduction of the Federal Budget 2023

Finance Canada is temporarily capping the Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation adjustment for excise duties on beer, spirits and wine at two (2) per cent, for one year ...

Consultation: Canadian Peat Export Certification Program (CPECP)

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is seeking feedback on directive D-17-01: Canadian Peat Export Certification Program ...

CFIA - India - Update of the Food export requirements library

Commodities have been added to the India section of the Food export requirements library ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Canada launches consultations on the Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity

Led by the United States, APEP would form a new framework for cooperation across the Americas ...

CBSA resumes regular hours of service at 42 ports of entry across Canada

Reinstating pre-pandemic operational hours of service at 39 land and three air ports of entry ...

Japan reopens full access to Canadian processed beef exports

Japan will allow imports of Canadian processed beef for the first time in two decades ...

WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement has increased trade by over US$ 230 billion

The increases are largely driven by the trade growth in LDCs, where agricultural exports rose by 17% ...

Export and Import of Cultural Property

Memorandum D19-4-1 has been updated to reflect a change of address for Canadian Heritage ...

Liquid dielectric transformers from the Republic of Korea

Notice of revised schedule of expiry review ...

Annual Adjustment of CFIA Service Fees

The next annual adjustment will result in an increase of the service fees by 3.4% as of March 31, 2023 ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

CBSA concludes re-investigation of values of oil country tubular goods and seamless casing from China

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

CBSA and CBP are reopening NEXUS enrolment centres at Canadian airports

Customs authorities are reopening of NEXUS enrollment centers at eight Canadian airports by Spring 2023 ...

Canada removes COVID-19 testing for air travellers arriving from China, Hong Kong or Macao

This means that there will no longer be any federal COVID-19 border measures in place ...

The Panama Canal will implement a Green Vessel Classification program

New information on three environmental criteria to be provided by vessels intending to transit the Canal ...

Electronic Heated Tobacco Products

Customs Notice 23-07 announces an amendment to the Departmental Consolidation of the Customs Tariff ...

Oil country tubular goods and seamless casing  from China - Linzhou Fengbao Pipe Industry

Conclusion of expedited review - normal values and an amount of subsidy ...

Importing and handling invertebrates in Canada for personal or commercial purposes

As a precaution, the CFIA only allows the import or handling of these organisms under containment conditions and for special purposes such as research or exhibition ...

Export of fish and seafood to the European Union

– CFIA updated certificate request form ...

Japan: Export inspection for bark on logs effective May 15, 2023

Japan has implemented a requirement for all shipments of bark on logs to be accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate effective August 5, 2023 ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Tribunal to review expiry of duties on steel piling pipe from China

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

Canada bans imports of Russian aluminum and steel

The importation of all Russian aluminum products and of all primary Russian steel products is now prohibited ...

Ottawa still working on resolving the softwood lumber dispute with the United States

Canada has taken steps to challenge U.S. duties under NAFTA, CUSMA and before the World Trade Organization ...

Canadian and UK trade ministers renew pledges on WTO and trade agreements

Ministers note the importance of strengthening and maintaining the WTO's rules-based multilateral trading ...

Re-determinations and Appeals Under the Special Import Measures Act

Memorandum D14-1-3 was revised to add re-determinations for the purpose of applying a scope ruling ...

Customs Notice 23-06

Amendments to the Departmental Consolidation of the Customs Tariff: Changes to Chapter 24 ...

Oil country tubular goods and seamless casing from China - Dalipal Pipe Company

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

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

WTO: Canada commits CAD700,000 to strengthen developing countries' food safety systems

Canada is extending its partnership with the Standards and Trade Development Facility by committing CAD 700,000 to help agricultural producers from developing and least developed countries meet international food safety, animal and plant health standards ...

Statistics Canada reports a merchandise trade surplus of $1.9 billion in January

The country's merchandise exports increased 4.2% in January while imports rose by 3.1% ...

Global air cargo demand is still dropping according to IATA

The International Air Transport Association reports global demand fell 14.9% in January ...

Excise duty rates increasing on certain products on April 1, 2023

New rates will apply to certain spirits, wine, beer and tobacco products ...

Canada expresses concerns over proposed changes to meat and poultry "Product of USA" labelling rules

The proposed rule would restrict "Product of USA" label claim to products derived from animals born, raised, slaughtered and processed in the U.S ...

Importation of Engines, Vehicles, Vessels and Machines

Memorandum D19-7-4 has been revised to align its content with regulatory text (consistency), to update hyperlinks throughout the document as well as the contact information ...

Certain concrete reinforcing bar originating in or exported from the Republic of Turkey

Extension of re-investigation to update the normal values and export prices ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

CFIA Notice to industry: new licence requirements for enoki mushrooms

Shipments of fresh enoki mushrooms arriving in Canada on or after March 15, 2023 from the Republic of Korea and/or the People's Republic of China must be held and tested ...

New List of Canadian live Aquatic Animal Establishments for Export to China

CFIA was made aware that GACC published the list on its website and has advised that “effective immediately” all Canadian establishments that export live aquatic animals to China must appear on this list ...

CFIA - Export of fish and seafood for human consumption from Canada to India

CFIA has been informed by India that the implementation of the new food safety certification requirements for the export of fish and seafood for human consumption from Canada to India, that were set to be implemented March 1, 2023, has been delayed until further notice ...

Canada's Trade Minister reiterates support for the United Kingdom joining the CPTPP

Minister Ng expressed her optimism in working with the United Kingdom to complete negotiations ...

New CITES trade rules will come into effect for hundreds of wildlife species

CoP19 measures will be built into the national laws and practices of governments around the world ...

WTO reports global trade is resilient following one year of war in Ukraine

The economies greatly affected by the war in Ukraine found alternative sources of supply ...

Canadian railways' total freight volume was up slightly in December

Statistics Canada notes that the non-intermodal operations within Canada accounted for all the increase ...

Amendment to Canada Border Services Agency's Excise Code E12

Customs Notice 23-04 advises of an amendment to the Excise Code E12, regarding wines more than 7% of absolute ethyl alcohol by volume ...

Upholstered domestic seating from Vietnam - Kaiser 2 Furniture Industry

Notice of conclusion of expedited review - normal values, export prices and amounts of subsidy ...

Upholstered domestic furniture from China - Zhejiang Kuka Merlin Furniture

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

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated to 2023-02-27 ...

Amended certificates for the export of fish and seafood to the United Kingdom

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has published updated versions of health certificates for the export of fish and seafood to the United Kingdom ...

Major container carriers join forces to improve cargo safety

The group aims to reduce the incidence and impact of cargo fires or overboard cargo loss ...

Trans-Pacific Partnership enters into force for Chile on February 21

Eligible Chilean goods imported into Canada are now entitled to the CPTPP tariff treatment ...

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 ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Amended Certificate for the Export of Fish and Seafood to Israel

The amended export certificate will take effect immediately ...

Changes to import permit requirements - ASF

The information for importers to understand feed controls to prevent African swine fever has been updated ...

Export of salted and frozen herring roe (HS code 030520) to Vietnam

A Certificate of Origin and Hygiene (CFIA/ACIA 5003) will be required to facilitate the export of this product ...

Tribunal to review expiry of duties on liquid dielectric transformers from South Korea

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

Reinvestigation of values of copper pipe fittings from the U.S., South Korea, and China

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

Canada and Mexico reach arrangement for trade of organic food

The Canada-Mexico Organic Equivalency Arrangement came into effect on February 15, 2023 ...

Costs associated with the Canada Border Services Agency's cargo examinations

Extra costs are imposed by the shipping industry, which in turn passes the cost on to the importer ...

Export and Import of Cultural Property

Memorandum D19-4-1 has been updated to update the list of areas with greater issues of conflict or recognized as being sources for the illicit trafficking of cultural property ...

Grinding media from India

Notice of updated schedule - re-investigation of the normal values and export prices ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Manufacture and Importation of Wheel Weights Containing Lead Regulations

- Prohibition under authority of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act ...

Canada's merchandise trade deficit narrowed to $160 million in December

The country's merchandise exports decreased 1.2% in December while imports were down 1.3% ...

Tribunal maintains injury finding on concrete reinforcing bar from several countries

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

CBSA and CBP open a NEXUS and FAST enrolment centre in the U.S.

CBSA and CBP officers will work together to conduct joint interviews at the Houlton, Maine port of entry ...

Reminder: Barley products tariff rate quota will be filled on February 16

The "over access commitment" rates of duty will then be applicable until July 31, 2023 ...

Policy Respecting the Importation and Transportation of Goods

Memorandum D3-1-1 has been revised  to reflect additions and updates to the Definition section and to provide clarification on existing policies ...

Oil country tubular goods and seamless casing  from China - Linzhou Fengbao Pipe Industry

Notice of close of record and updated schedule - expedited review ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2023 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to 2023-02-06 ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Global exports of intermediate goods post sustained growth in second quarter of 2022

The WTO reports that global exports of intermediate goods grew 4% in the second quarter of 2022 to US$ 2.5 trillion ...

Canada joins the Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity

A new framework for cooperation across the Americas aiming to deliver economic growth in the region ...

U.S. pushes ahead in CUSMA dispute on Canadian dairy tariff-rate quota policies

The U.S. Government claims that Canada undermines the market access it agreed to provide in CUSMA ...

Latest update for importers and brokers of organic products

Import and admissibility requirements for all the end uses of organic dairy products ...

Message to Industry - Refined Sugar - Expression of Interest

- Additional Tariff Rate Quota Volume for Refined Sugar exports to the United States under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2023 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to 2023-01-30 ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

U.S. proceeds with fourth administrative reviews of duties on Canadian softwood lumber

The review reflects preliminary results for the fourth administrative reviews and do not immediately take effect ...

Canada and U.S. announce new NEXUS interview option to expand enrolment capacity

Option for air travellers to be available this spring and include CBSA interviews at airport centres in Canada and CBP interviews at Canadian airport preclearance locations ...

Canada and the United Kingdom to advance bilateral work on mutual FTA

Canada's Trade Minister also expresses support for the United Kingdom joining the CPTPP agreement ...

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 ...

Customs Notice 23-01

Trade Office Closure (Toronto, Ontario) ...

Marine Pre-load/Pre-arrival and Reporting Requirements

Memorandum D3-5-1 has been revised ...

Refined sugar from the United States - United Food Group

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

2023 Steel industry classifications subject to the Steel Import Monitoring Program

Please note that steel industry classifications have been deleted, amended and new industry classifications have been added to the reports effective January 2023 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2023 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to 2023-01-24 ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Tribunal to review expiry of duties on copper pipe fittings from Vietnam

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

Barley products tariff rate quota will be filled on February 16

The "over access commitment" rates of duty will then be applicable until July 31, 2023 ...

Reinvestigation of values of corrosion-resistant steel sheet from Turkey and Vietnam

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

CUSMA Panel concurs with Canada and Mexico on rules of origin for automotive goods

The Panel found the United States' interpretation of the rules inconsistent with the Agreement ...

Steel piling pipe from China - Qingdao Wangbaoqiang Industry

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

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2023

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Canada launches consultations on free trade negotiations with Ecuador

Two-way trade between Canada and Ecuador reached a value of $952.5 million in 2021 ...

Canada and the U.S. working on NEXUS applications and renewals backlogs

CBSA and CBP have been able to accelerate approval for over 80% of renewing applicants ...

The Canada Border Services Agency updates its verification targets

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

CFIA adds shipborne dunnage rules to wood packaging directive

A shipborne dunnage management program has been developed to address significant risks ...

Upholstered domestic seating from Vietnam - Kaiser 2 Furniture Industry

Notice of close of record and updated schedule - expedited review ...

Carbon steel fasteners from Chinese Taipei - Jau Yeou Industry

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

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2022

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Canada's merchandise trade balance turns to a deficit in November

The country's merchandise exports decreased 2.3% in November and imports were down 2.1% ...

Tribunal maintains injury finding on pup joints from China

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

Negative COVID-19 test requirement for travellers from China, Hong Kong or Macao

The new measures will apply to air travellers, regardless of nationality and vaccination status ...

Reminder: Blanket certificates of origin need to be renewed for 2023

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

Administration of the Export and Import Permits Act (Importations)

Memorandum D19-10-2 has been extensively revised ...

Oil country tubular goods and seamless casing from China

Extension of re-investigation to update the normal values and export prices ...

Upholstered domestic seating. Notice of conclusion of expedited review

Certain upholstered domestic furniture (UDS), exported to Canada by the exporters Jiashan Foamtech Furniture Ltd. and Dongguan Advantech Polyurethane Foam Products Co., Ltd., and their related trading company, Fine Home Limited, and by the exporter, Gold Lion Furniture (Shanghai) Co. Ltd ...

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

- Utilization levels have been updated to December 26, 2022 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to December 26, 2022 ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2022

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

List of CBSA Holidays and maintenance outages for next year

The Canada Border Services Agency's official Holidays and EDI system maintenance dates for 2023 ...

CBSA concludes re-investigation of values of certain line pipe from South Korea

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

Renewal of Safe Food for Canadians licences

Some SFC licences expire on January 15, 2023 while others will expire in the days and weeks that follow ...

CFIA is seeking comments on box tree moth directive

Import and domestic phytosanitary requirements to prevent the introduction and spread of box tree moth in Canada ...

Single-use Plastics Prohibition Regulations coming into force

Ban on manufacture and import of checkout bags, cutlery, foodservice ware, stir sticks and straws ...

Import, export and in transit requirements of the Explosives Act and Regulations

Memorandum D19-6-1 was revised to update the definition of explosive to include UN 3375 ammonium nitrate ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2022

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

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

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

WTO multi-party interim appeal arrangement issues first decision

The MPA replaces the WTO Appellate Body which is currently hobbled by a long-running blockage on appointments ...

CBSA and U.S. CBP open a new NEXUS and FAST enrolment centre

CBSA border services officers and U.S. CBP officers will work together at new office in Ogdensburg, New York ...

CFIA issues an important reminder to fish and seafood importers

Notice to Industry reminds importers that they must ensure the food they import is safe and meets Canadian requirements ...

CFIA opens consultation on Spotted Lanternfly risk management

Spotted lanternfly could be introduced to Canada in numerous ways, including on plant commodities such as nursery stock and forestry products, and on things that are not plants or plant products including conveyances, shipping containers and household goods ...

Carbon and alloy steel line pipe from the Republic of Korea

Notice of updated schedule - expiry review investigation ...

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

- Utilization levels have been updated to December 20, 2022 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to December 20, 2022 ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2022

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Supply chain challenges are a top concern for Canadian exporters

According to an EDC survey exporters still remain optimistic about diversifying into new markets ...

CBSA collected approximately $33 billion in duties and taxes so far this year

The Agency also assessed over $177 million in anti-dumping and countervailing duties ...

OECD reports G20 gross domestic product grew by 1.3% in third quarter

The bounce back in the G20 area in the third quarter mainly reflected a recovery in China ...

WTO report shows increase in trade restrictions amidst economic uncertainty

However, WTO members introduced more trade-facilitating than trade-restrictive measures ...

2023 Version of the Departmental Consolidation of the Customs Tariff

The 2023 Tariff reflects scheduled rate reductions contained within the legislation of individual free trade agreements as well as minor description changes in some chapters ...

Refined sugar from the United States - United Food Group

Notice of initiation of a normal value review ...

Upholstered domestic seating. Notice of close of record and updated schedule

Exporters Jiashan Foamtech Furniture Ltd. and Dongguan Advantech Polyurethane Foam Products Co., Ltd., and their related trading company, Fine Home Limited, and by the exporter, Gold Lion Furniture (Shanghai) Co. Ltd ...

CFIA - Buxus spp. plants for planting import requirements

A 60-day transition period ending February 9, 2023 will be applied to minimize trade impacts ...

CFIA - Refuse entry of Arctic char from Iceland for culture, research

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has updated the Susceptible Species of Aquatic Animals List to add Viral hemorrhagic septicemia (VHS) as a disease of concern for Arctic char ...

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

- Utilization levels have been updated to December 12, 2022 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to December 12, 2022 ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2022

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Canada's merchandise trade surplus rises to $1.2 billion in October

The country's merchandise exports rose 1.5% in October, while imports increased 0.6% ...

Headwinds continue to affect global air cargo demand according to IATA

The International Air Transport Association reports global October demand fell 13.6% compared to October 2021 ...

German parliament ratifies Canada-European Union trade agreement

The Agreement is expected to come into full effect when all EU Member States have completed the ratification process ...

Reminder: Blanket certificates of origin need to be renewed for 2023

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

The CBSA has reopened two NEXUS and FAST enrolment centres in Canada

New interview process at Canadian enrolment centres will expand capacity and help more people enrol in program ...

Canada and Costa Rica celebrate two decades of free trade

Canada and Costa Rica signed a historic free trade agreement (FTA) two decades ago that eliminated tariffs on many goods and strengthened their longstanding relationship ...

Canadian Export Classification, 2023 version

This document presents the Canadian Export Classification, prepared by Statistics Canada ...

Export of fish and seafood from Canada to India

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has been informed by India that as of January 1st, 2023, they will be implementing new import requirements for fish and seafood from Canada to India ...

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

- Utilization levels have been updated to December 5, 2022 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to December 5, 2022 ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2022

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

Certain aluminum extrusions from China

Notice of termination of scope proceeding ...

Oil country tubular goods from China - Golden Ring

Conclusion of expedited review ...

Canada and Ecuador launch exploratory talks toward free trade agreement

Upcoming local consultations will help frame Canada's approach to the talks ...

Trans-Pacific Partnership enters into force for Malaysia on November 29

Eligible Malaysian goods imported into Canada are now entitled to the CPTPP tariff treatment ...

CITES adds a record number of species to be regulated in international trade

CoP19 resolutions add species of sharks, lizards, turtles, fish, birds, frogs and trees ...

Tribunal to review expiry of duties on stainless steel sinks from China

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

Consultation on proposed regulatory amendments to support the implementation of CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM)

The proposed regulation is open for comments from interested parties for a period of 30 days ...

Government of Canada pilot project adds layer of protection from aquatic invasive species at the border

Over 600 watercraft were inspected: of that number approximately 69% were compliant with Aquatic Invasive Species Regulations, while roughly 22% of inspected boats required decontamination ...

Exports of fresh and frozen fishery products to China using health certificate (CFIA/ACIA 5328)

Exporters are asked to contact their local CFIA office if they have been notified that their export certificate has not been accepted by Chinese import officials ...

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

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

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

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

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2022

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated ...

G20 merchandise trade falls for the first time in two years

The OECD reports that exports and imports contracted by 1.3% and 1.1%, respectively in the third quarter of 2022 ...

Planning to spend some time in a warmer country this winter?

You may want to look at some Canadian Government websites for useful traveller information ...

Importing animals and travelling with pets

Canada has specific import requirements in place to avoid introducing animal diseases ...

Highway Sufferance Warehouse Closure - Oshawa, Ontario

In Customs Notice 22-23 the CBSA is advertising for a new highway sufferance warehouse in this area ...

Carbon steel fasteners from Chinese Taipei - Newfast

Conclusion of normal value review ...

CBSA plans to implement CARM Release 2 in October 2023

Release 2 will expand the functionalities of the CARM Client Portal ...

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

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

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

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

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2022

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated to 2022-11-21 ...

CUSMA- Sugar-Containing Products Tariff Rate Quota fill rate discrepancy

Update November 18. Global Affairs Canada is continuing in its efforts to re-open the quota before the end of the year ...

Update on China's CIFER system for fish and seafood establishments

CFIA has been in contact with the General Administration of Customs of the People's Republic of China (GACC) and has confirmed that the renewal option is now available for fish and seafood establishments until December 31, 2022 ...

Minister of Transport introduces a new bill to make supply chain stronger

The proposed measures would support the flow of essential goods and would implement tools to mitigate risks and impacts of future supply chain challenges ...

Export restrictions are increasing within the G20 economies

The WTO reports the accumulated stockpile of import restrictions is also continuing to expand ...

Seaway cargo shipments are now closer to 2021 levels after a strong October

Overall seaway shipping system has reached 27.6 million tons, a steady improvement over the past few months ...

Electronic ATA temporary admission Carnet should replace paper version in 2024

Group approves global transition plan for moving from a paper to a digital Carnet system ...

Reminder: Food facilities registered with U.S. FDA must renew before year end

This applies to food facilities that manufacture, process, pack, or hold food for consumption in the United States ...

Export and Import of Cultural Property

Memorandum D19-4-1 has been revised to update the "Additional Information" section ...

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2022

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated to 2022-11-14 ...

CFIA - New health certificate for the export of fish and seafood to New Zealand

A new health certificate has been published for the export of non-salmonid fish and seafood to New Zealand ...

Supply-managed sectors to receive compensation for the impacts of CUSMA

Dairy, poultry and egg processors and producers are expected to share more than $1.7billion in direct payments and investment programs ...

Ground-breaking report draws first overall picture of global wildlife trade

The CITES Secretariat has published the first-ever World Wildlife Trade Report, that gives insights and analysis into the global trade in animals and plants that are regulated under this international treaty ...

Dumping and subsidizing of mattresses from China injure Canadian industry according to CITT

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

Reminder: Blanket certificates of origin need to be renewed for 2023

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

OECD leading indicators still point to slowing growth in most major economies

Growth is losing momentum in the U.S., the UK and Canada, as well as in the euro area as a whole ...

Global air cargo demand softens in September

IATA reports global air cargo demand fell 10.6% compared to September 2021 ...

Customs Self-Assessment Program for Importers

Memorandum D23-3-1 has been updated ...

Upholstered domestic furniture from China - Gu Jia Intelligent Household Jiaxing Co

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

Carbon steel fasteners from Chinese Taipei - Jwu Sheng Enterprise

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

CUSMA-Sugar-Containing Products Tariff Rate Quota fill rate discrepancy

According to the U.S. CBP's commodity report, the CUSMA-SCP Tariff Rate Quota is potentially filled, while Canada's utilization data reports that the utilization rate for this TRQ is as 81,4% ...

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

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

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

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

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2022

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated to 2022-11-07 ...

CFIA - Forestry export programs: new process for issuance of certificates

Effective November 15, 2022, facilitie will no longer receive their registration certificate by mail directly from the CFIA ...

CFIA - Changes to Grade Verification of Onions for Export to the U.S.

As of January 1, 2023, any grade verification performed by the CFIA for exports of onions will be done using the defect tolerances and allowances of the U.S. grade standards ...

CFIA: Notice on NOAA export certification for Atlantic herring as dead bait from the U.S.

American officials advised the CFIA that they will resume certification for exports of U.S. origin Atlantic herring for bait to Canada ...

Canada's merchandise trade surplus with the world widened in September

The country's merchandise exports rose 1.3% in September, while imports increased 0.4% ...

Canada and the European Union sign mutual trusted traders recognition arrangement

The two sides will recognize each other's trusted trader members and facilitate border processes ...

Tribunal to review expiry of duties on steel line pipe from Korea

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

Reinvestigation of values of corrosion-resistant steel sheet from several countries

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

Administration of the Nuclear Safety and Control Act

CBSA's Memorandum D19-2-1 has been updated ...

Upholstered domestic furniture from China - Man Wah Furniture Manufacturing (Huizhou)

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

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2022

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated to 2022-10-31 ...

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

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

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

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

WTO marks 75th anniversary of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

Seventy-five years ago, on 30 October 1947, 23 countries signed the Final Act of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT).  The GATT still exists as the WTO's umbrella treaty for trade in goods ...

Canadian railways' total freight volume was up 2.4% in August

Statistics Canada notes tonnage increase reflected higher volumes across all types of rail operations ...

St. Lawrence Seaway cargo shipping pushes higher in September

September tonnage helped to narrow the year-to-date gap from 8.9% through August to 5.6% through September ...

Reinvestigation of values of grinding media from India

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

New measures aimed at strengthening Canada's trade remedy system

The Special Import Measures Act has been amended and the CBSA's related policies have been modified ...

Line pipe from South Korea - Histeel Co

Notice of expedited review ...

Upholstered domestic furniture from China - Violino Furniture (Shenzhen) Ltd

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 October 24, 2022 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

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

CETA origin quota utilization tables 2022

The Utilization levels for certain items have been updated to 2022-10-24 ...

Tribunal maintains injury finding on gypsum board from the United States

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

Reinvestigation of values of oil country tubular goods and seamless casing from China

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

Multi-year infrastructure upgrades at North Portal port of entry are now completed

North Portal is ranked 3rd of all ports in the Prairie provinces for commercial truck traffic volume ...

WTO Members seek to advance transparency for non-preferential rules of origin

The initiative is aimed at enhancing transparency regarding non-preferential rules of origin ...

New measure prohibiting the importation of all commercial dogs from countries at high risk for dog rabies

Customs Notice 22-21. This ban comes into effect September 28, 2022 until further notice, at all international airports ...

Withdrawal of benefit of the Most-Favoured-Nation Tariff in respect of goods that originate in Belarus and goods that originate in Russia

Customs Notice 22-20 notes the withdrawal does not apply to goods of tariff item No. 2844.43.00 which can still claim the MFN Tariff ...

Carbon steel welded pipe from Turkey - Borusan

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

Carbon steel welded pipe from Turkey - Cayirova

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

Carbon steel welded pipe from Pakistan - IIL

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

Carbon steel fasteners from Chinese Taipei - Newfast

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

Line pipe from the Republic of Korea

Notice of updated schedule - re-investigation of the normal values and export prices ...

Service Disruption at St. Stephen (Ferry Point Bridge) Port of Entry

This service disruption is required in order to complete essential electrical upgrades at the Ferry Point Bridge border crossing ...

CFIA Third revision of directive for fresh pepper and tomato fruit imports

General phytosanitary requirements for fresh pepper and tomato fruit imported from the world ...

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

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

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

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

CBSA issues final determinations on certain mattresses from China

The Agency exonerates certain Chinese exporters, finds others have caused dumping, subsidizing ...

Canada-Indonesia and Canada-ASEAN free trade talks are still progressing

Rounds of negotiations with each potential partner are expected to take place in November ...

Trans-Pacific Partnership members held their sixth meeting in Singapore

Malaysia and Chile are in the last stages of formally joining the agreement ...

WCO launches a study on a possible strategic review of the Harmonized System

The objective of the study project is to assess the usability and sufficiency of the current HS ...

Seamless casing from China- JingJiang Special Steel Co

Conclusion of normal value review ...

Canada collaborates with international partners to address companion animal import issues

Focusing on import standards that prevent disease introduction or disease spread ...

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

- Utilization levels have been updated to October 10, 2022 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to October 10, 2022 ...

Canada's trade surplus drops to $1.5 billion in August

Statistics Canada announces that total exports decreased 2.9% in August, while imports fell 1.7% ...

Global air cargo demand shows resilience in August

IATA says global air cargo industry demonstrated resilience amid economic uncertainties ...

WTO expects global trade growth to slow sharply in 2023

Trade is expected to lose momentum in the second half of 2022 and remain subdued in 2023 ...

CBSA can help Canadian rights holders to fight counterfeit imports

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

Tariff classification of play seats for young children

Memorandum D10-14-68 updates the CBSA policy concerning the tariff classification of infant bouncers, jumpers, rockers and swings following a decision of the Federal Court of Appeal ...

Excise duty framework for vaping products

Memorandum D18-3-2 provides information concerning the administration and enforcement under the Excise Act, 2001 and under the Customs Act ...

Dairy, poultry and eggs: Opening of the application period for the 2023 calendar year TRQs

Global Affairs Canada has opened the application period for the 2023 calendar year tariff rate quotas (TRQs) for dairy, poultry and eggs, starting October 1, 2022, and with a deadline of November 15, 2022 ...

High-Sugar Containing Products for Export to the European Union and its Member States

Policies and practices pertaining to the administration of High-Sugar Containing Products of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the European Union ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to October 3, 2022 ...

Canada-US Softwood Lumber Exports Report

- 01 September 2022 - 30 September 2022 ...

Canada's COVID-19 border and travel measures to end on October 1st

Ottawa announced the removal of all COVID-19 entry restrictions, testing, quarantine, and isolation requirements ...

Canada - India free trade talks are now in fourth round

The two countries previously held trade agreement negotiations in July and August ...

Canadian railways' total freight volume was up 5.6% im July

Statistics Canada notes freight traffic coming from the United States remained high in July despite a 1.6% dip from July 2021 ...

St. Lawrence Seaway cargo shipping expected to rise through end of season

Canadian grain shipments should lead to a comeback this fall as all signs point to a strong Canadian crop ...

CFIA Service fee cap extended for certain animal health export certificates

This cap applies to export certification for live animals-for example swine, cattle, flightless birds, poultry, hatching eggs, horses, sheep and goats-and mammalian embryos that do not require testing and inspection by the CFIA ...

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

- Utilization levels have been updated to September 26, 2022 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to September 26, 2022 ...

U.S. Cotton Board Rules and Regulations: Adjusting Supplemental Assessment on Imports

The current assessment on imported cotton is $0.011136 per kilogram of imported cotton. The revised assessment in this direct final rule is $0.013215, an increase of $0.002079 per kilogram ...

Wheat products tariff rate quota will be filled on October 11

The "over access commitment" rates of duty will then be applicable until July 31, 2023 ...

Canada and ASEAN complete first round of negotiations toward a free trade agreement

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

Canada-European Union trade agreement turns five years old

Trade-related CETA chapters provisionally came into effect five years ago, on September 21, 2017 ...

Food facilities registered with U.S. FDA must renew before year end

This applies to food facilities that manufacture, process, pack, or hold food for consumption in the United States ...

CBSA resumes border services at small airports across Canada

CBSA will resume services at 55 airports ...

Highway Pre-arrival and Reporting Requirements

Memorandum D3-4-2 has been revised to reflect updates and additions to the Definitions section and provide clarification on existing policies ...

Certain aluminum extrusions from China

Notice of initiation of scope proceeding ...

Small power transformers from South Korea - Hyundai Energy

Notice of close of record and updated schedule ...

Tribunal maintains injury finding on copper pipe fittings from the U.S., Korea and China

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

Tribunal maintains, with amendments, injury finding on hot-rolled carbon steel plate from certain countries

The Trade Tribunal says the resumption of dumping would result in injury to Canadian industry, except for certain goods from South Korea ...

Tribunal maintains, with amendments, injury finding on oil country tubular goods from certain countries

The Trade Tribunal says the resumption of dumping would result in injury to Canadian industry, except for certain goods from South Korea and from Turkey ...

Reinvestigation of values of certain concrete reinforcing bar from Turkey

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

Customs Notice 22-18

Amendments to the Departmental Consolidation of the Customs Tariff (Certain sugars and sugar confectionery - Canada-United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement) ...

CFIA - New York State authorized as an approved source for grapevine and fruit tree material

CFIA has updated Appendices 1 and 2 of directive D-94-35: List of Sources Approved to Export Fruit Tree and Grape Propagative Material to Canada ...

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

- Utilization levels have been updated to September 12, 2022 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to September 12, 2022 ...

Seamless casing from China- JingJiang Special Steel Co

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

Oil country tubular goods from China - Golden Ring

Notice of close of record and updated schedule ...

Canada's trade surplus remains above $4 billion in July

Statistics Canada announces exports decreased 2.8% in July, while imports were down 1.8% ...

Global air cargo demand was near pre-pandemic levels in July

IATA reports global demand fell 9.7% compared to July 2021 but stood at -3.5% compared to July 2019 ...

CBSA announces the completion of work at the Fraser port of entry in Northern B.C.

The new energy efficient facility includes enhancements in safety, security and technology ...

Ottawa to allow exports of automatic firearms to North Macedonia and Qatar

All such exports will remain subject to the Government's case-by-case review process ...

Oil country tubular goods from Chinese Taipei, India, Indonesia, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey and Vietnam

Notice of conclusion of re-investigation of the normal values and export prices ...

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

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

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

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

Little Gold Creek border crossing closing for the season on September 5

The port will re-open on June 1, 2023, subject to road and weather conditions ...

CBSA finds dumping would resume if duties expired on concrete reinforcing bar from several countries

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

Tax on importation of select luxury items comes into effect on September 1st

The tax applies to certain vehicles and aircraft valued above $100,000 and certain vessels valued above $250,000 ...

Canada challenges U.S. duties on softwood lumber under CUSMA trade agreement

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

Canada reports progress in free trade talks with India

The two countries held trade agreement negotiations in July and August ...

Maintenance of Records in Canada by Importers

Memorandum D17-1-21 has been revised to update the Canada Border Services Agency policy concerning the requirements regarding the maintenance of records, in and outside of Canada ...

Carbon steel fasteners from Chinese Taipei - Pro Power

Conclusion of normal value review ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to August 29, 2022 ...

WTO Goods Barometer shows global trade growth is slowing down

The pace of growth is now slower than in Q1 and is likely to remain weak in the second half of the year ...

Temporary ban on importation of handguns into Canada now in effect

Restrictions took effect on August 19th and will last until amendments to the Firearms Act come into force ...

Using the correct tariff classification: beyond duties and taxes

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

St. Lawrence Seaway cargo shipping still bouncing back in July

Overall tonnage is still down compared to 2021 but is continuing to close the gap in comparison to earlier months ...

Concrete reinforcing bar from Vietnam (Hoa Phat)

Conclusion of normal value and export price review ...

Consultation on the renewal of Canada's tariff preferences for developing countries

Legislative authority for the GPT and LDCT programs is set to expire on December 31, 2024 ...

Ottawa secures access to the South Korean market for Canadian cherries

Canada has been working collaboratively with South Korea to gain access for fresh cherries since 2015 ...

Changes to import requirements for poultry products and by-products from the United Kingdom

New import requirements for raw fresh/ frozen poultry products and by-products will come into effect on August 23, 2022 ...

Latest update for importers and brokers of organic products

Import and admissibility requirements for all the end uses of organic dairy products ...

EDI Release Option for Hand Carried Goods in the Air, Marine and Rail Modes

Customs Notice 22-15 has been issued to to inform importers and customs brokers of a change in policy ...

WTO: Butter, Dairy Spreads, Fats and Oils Derived From Milk, Other Than Butter or Dairy Spreads TRQ

Notice to Importers No. 1088 sets out the policies and practices pertaining to the administration of Canada’s tariff rate quota ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to August 15, 2022 ...

Notification of the requirement to present a Global Affairs Canada (GAC) import permit for handgun importations

Customs Notice 22-16 advises interested parties of a temporary change in the established procedures for importing handguns ...

Canada strengthens ties with Mexico through inaugural Canada-Mexico High-Level Economic Dialogue

Adoption of a joint statement outlining the importance of the economic and commercial relationship between Canada and Mexico and efforts to advance strategic initiatives on shared priorities ...

Canada puts in place temporary handgun import ban

Restrictions will take effect on August 19th and will last until amendments to the Firearms Act come into force ...

U.S. periodic review reduces duties on Canadian softwood lumber

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

Global air cargo demand tended to stabilize in June

Global demand was below June of last year but did better that the year-on-year decline seen in May ...

WTO members show restraint in trade-restrictive measures despite economic uncertainty

Import-facilitating measures introduced by WTO members far exceed import-restrictive measures ...

Release of Commercial Goods

Memorandum D17-1-4 has been revised ...

Exporter reporting

Memorandum D20-1-1 has been revised ...

CFIA Consultation: Evaluating the regulatory status of light brown apple moth (Epiphyas postvittana)

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is seeking feedback from Canadians, industry, producers and other stakeholders on proposed changes to the regulatory status of a regulated quarantine pest called light brown apple moth ...

CFIA Consultation on the pest risk management options for regulating Cydalima perspectalis, box tree moth (BTM), in Canada

The CFIA is proposing to add Cydalima perspectalis, Box Tree Moth, to the list of federally regulated plant pests, to establish a regulated area for all of Ontario, and to implement import restrictions for Buxus spp. plants ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to August 8, 2022 ...

Tribunal maintains injury finding on large diameter line pipe from China and Japan

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

Canada posted a $5.0 billion trade surplus in June

The country's merchandise imports rose 1.7% in June while exports increased 2.0% ...

WTO publishes 2022 edition of World Tariff Profiles

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

Consultation on changes to international phytosanitary measures standards

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

Carbon steel fasteners from Chinese Taipei - Pro Power

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

Notice to Exporters Serial No. 1091

Sugar-containing Products for Export to the United States (WTO) ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to August 1, 2022 ...

CBSA finds dumping would resume if duties expired on pup joints from China

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

Wheat and barley tariff rate quotas reopen on August 1, 2022

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

Consultations on developing a model Canadian digital trade agreement

A model digital trade agreement would allow Canada to build upon previous international trade initiatives ...

Canada and the U.S. initiate CUSMA consultations of Mexico's energy policies

The consultations relate to certain measures by Mexico that favor the state-owned electrical utility ...

Carbon steel fasteners from Chinese Taipei - Katsuhana Fasteners

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

CFIA Notice to Industry (July 22 Update)

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

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

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

Seventeen countries hold supply chain ministerial forum

The participants aim to cooperate on building long-term global supply chain resiliency ...

Piracy attacks on sea shipping at lowest level in decades

Latest global piracy report details 58 incidents, down from 68 incidents during the same period last year ...

St. Lawrence Seaway cargo shipping activity improved in June

Improved overall cargo tonnage now significantly closing the gap in comparison to a weak seasonal start ...

Drop in global air cargo volumes eases a little in May

IATA reports hat the easing of Omicron restrictions in China contributed to a performance improvement in May ...

CFIA Notice to industry - romaine lettuce from the U.S.

: Temporary Safe Food for Canadians licence conditions for importing romaine lettuce and salad mixes containing romaine lettuce from the U.S ...

CFIA Notice to Industry -  Avian Influenza (July 20 Update)

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

Canada Border Services Agency seizures

Quantity of goods seized, by quarter for fiscal year 2021 to 2022. Addition of Fourth quarter ...

WTO's E-commerce talks mark new phase in negotiations

The co-convenors said that they will be marking a new phase in the negotiations ...

Major economies continue to show restraint in use of trade restrictions

The trade coverage of import-facilitating measures far exceeded the trade coverage of import-restrictive measures ...

CBSA issues dumping determination on mattresses from China

Provisional duties at rates ranging from 23.01% to 173.36% will now be payable on the subject goods ...

U.S. removes safeguard tariffs on Canadian solar products

The removal follows Canada's victory at a CUSMA dispute panel earlier this year ...

Reinvestigation of values of certain line pipe from South Korea

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

Tariff classification of car seat covers

Memorandum D10-15-31 has been updated to reflect the 2022 Harmonized System ...

Amendment to the Import Control List: Chemical Weapons

Notice to Importers No. 1087 announces the addition of one toxic chemical and three families of toxic chemicals that have recently been added to Schedule 1A of the Chemical Weapons Convention Schedule to the Import Control List ...

Temporary import requirements for romaine lettuce from the United States (2022)

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is implementing temporary Safe Food for Canadians (SFC) licence conditions for the importation of romaine lettuce originating from the U.S. Between September 28 and December 22, 2022 ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

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

Resumption of the Remote Area Border Crossing Program

The Canada Border Services Agency is resuming the Remote Area Border Crossing program, which is available in parts of northwestern Ontario and southeastern Manitoba ...

Canada's trade surplus reached $5.3 billion in May

Exports rose 4.1 percent compared with April while imports decreased 0.7 percent ...

The Canada Border Services Agency updates its verification targets

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

25th anniversary of Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement

Canada's first free trade agreement with a country in Central or South America took effect in July 1997 ...

Federal Government invests in Canadian airlines supply chain efficiency

Federal Governmnet will contribution close to $105 million for three new projects with NAV CANADA ...

Proof of Origin of Imported Goods

Memorandum D11-4-2 has been revised to reflect the implementation of certain trade agreements ...

Certification of Origin Under Free Trade Agreements

Memorandum D11-4-14 has been revised to reflect the implementation of certain trade agreements ...

Line pipe from the Republic of Korea

Notice of initiation of re-investigation of the normal values and export prices ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

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

CFIA Notice to Industry (July 4 Update)

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

Canada and Peru sign mutual trusted traders recognition arrangement

The two countries will recognize each other's trusted trader members and facilitate border processes ...

Canada will ban entry of commercial dogs from countries at high-risk for dog rabies

As of September 28, 2022 commercial dogs from such countries will no longer be permitted entry into Canada ...

CUSMA Panel upholds Canadian Tribunal decision on gypsum board from the U.S.

The decision was appealed by the United States under CUSMA's arbitration rules ...

World Wildlife Conference to rule on stricter trade regulations for 600 CITES species

Proposal to review regulations on rhinos, elephants, rosewoods and other timber species, sharks, orchids, turtles and rhodiola or golden root ...

Classification of festive articles under heading 95.05

Customs Notice 22-14 offers guideline to the current policy with regard to the classification of festive articles under heading 95.05 ...

Amendments to the Customs Tariff and eliminating excise duty on non-alcoholic beer

Customs Notice 22-13 outlines certain amendments to the Departmental Consolidation of the Customs Tariff and the elimination of excise duty on non-alcoholic beer ...

Carbon steel fasteners from China (Robertson Jiaxing)

Conclusion of normal value review ...

Upholstered domestic furniture from China (Henglin)

Notice of termination of normal value review ...

Upholstered domestic furniture from China (Ruihao Furniture)

Notice of termination of normal value review ...

Amendments to the Special Import Measures Act and the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act

On June 23, 2022, amendments to the Special Import Measures Act and the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act came into force ...

Canadian railways' total freight volume dropped 1.2% April

Statistics Canada notes that overall freight volume remains near the five-year monthly average ...

St. Lawrence Seaway cargo shipping improves in May

Cargo tonnage shipments gaining ground in comparison to April following a slow start to the season ...

OECD leading indicators now point to a global loss of growth momentum

Growth is losing momentum in Germany, France and Italy, and also in the United Kingdom and Canada ...

Changes to import requirements for poultry products and by-products from the EU

New import requirements for raw fresh/ frozen poultry products and by-products will come into effect on July 1, 2022 ...

Fall 2022 import requirements for romaine lettuce from the United States

The CFIA will be implementing temporary import conditions for U.S. romaine lettuce again this fall 2022 ...

Update on requirements for food exports to China

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has updated its external website with important information ...

Backgrounder on Amendments to the Export Permits Regulations

Updating the regulatory requirements for export permit applicants for military and strategic goods and technology and certain forest products ...

Textiles and Clothing - CUSMA Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2022 Exports

- Utilization levels have been updated to June 20, 2022 ...

First U.S. marine preclearance location in Canada opens in Prince Rupert, BC

Travellers can now fully clear U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the Alaska Marine Highway System Ferry Terminal in Prince Rupert, resulting in a quicker and easier arrival in Alaska ...

Upholstered domestic furniture from China - HTL Furniture

Conclusion of normal value and export price review ...

Concrete reinforcing bar from Vietnam (Hoa Phat)

Notice of close of record and updated schedule ...

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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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 ...