Trade News / Canada regulatory updates

Posted: Mar 9, 2017

Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources recently announced the creation of the Federal–Provincial Task Force on Softwood Lumber, which will share information and analysis to understand potential impacts and assess how to address the needs of affected workers and communities. The... Read More >

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Posted: Sep 15, 2017

The Government of Canada and the European Union (EU) established a number of origin quotas to allow for specific quantities of some certain products to receive CETA preferential tariff treatment if the products meet certain conditions. Canada and the EU... Read More >

Posted: Sep 13, 2017

On September 1, 2017, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) concluded a re-investigation of the normal values and export prices respecting certain concrete reinforcing bar (rebar) originating or exported from China, Korea and Turkey. In response to the re-investigation, CBSA... Read More >

Posted: Sep 12, 2017

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has announced that Provisional Duties are now payable on certain carbon and alloy steel line pipe released from Customs on or after Sept. 6, 2017. The subject goods are described as carbon and alloy... Read More >

Posted: Sep 11, 2017

The Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act received Royal Assent on May 16, 2017 and will be provisionally applied on September 21, 2017. The Minister of International Trade has established the administration of the origin quotas and... Read More >

Posted: Sep 11, 2017

Following consultations with industry on proposed updates and summary of the changes on phytosanitary requirements, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has updated its phytosanitary import requirements for wooden and bamboo products. Directive D-02-12: Phytosanitary import requirements for non-processed wood... Read More >

Posted: Sep 6, 2017

Global Affairs Canada has published an announcement by the US Department of Commerce update on Softwood Lumber dispute. The U.S. Department of Commerce (USDOC) announced on August 28, 2017, that it will postpone until no later than November 13, 2017,... Read More >

Posted: Sep 5, 2017

As you are aware, eManifest requirements for Highway carriers are mandatory. January 11, 2016, marked the beginning of the monetary penalty period, meaning that carriers who do not comply with eManifest requirements may be issued monetary AMPS penalties. On June... Read More >

Posted: Sep 5, 2017

In the Federal Budget of 2017, the Government made a commitment to improve market access for the world’s least developed countries. Changes were proposed to the rules of origin to allow more apparel products imported from LDCs into Canada—particularly from... Read More >

Posted: Sep 5, 2017

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) has established an outreach program to raise awareness of the Single Window Initiative (SWI) led by Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) in order to promote its use by the importing community that are subject... Read More >

Posted: Aug 31, 2017

Global Affairs has published an update on 27 August 2017 on recent development on the softwood lumber dispute whereby during the gap period no countervailing duties will be collected. The United States Customs and Border Protection has been collecting cash... Read More >