Trade News / Canada regulatory updates

Posted: Nov 20, 2017

The Department of Finance Canada has published for consultation a proposed excise duty framework for cannabis products. The proposed level of taxation is intended to keep prices low to eliminate the black market. The proposed duty would apply to all... Read More >

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Posted: Dec 22, 2014

The Canada–Korea Certificate of Origin and the instructions for completing are available in English and Korean, and will be available soon in French on the Canada Border Services Agency website. The required proof of origin is the Canada–Korea Certificate of... Read More >

Posted: Dec 16, 2014

On December 16, 2014, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) advised that they are conducting expiry proceedings concerning the dumping of greenhouse bell peppers originating in or exported from the Netherlands. The subject goods are described as greenhouse bell peppers... Read More >

Posted: Dec 15, 2014

In one recent study, shippers - soon to be subject to price increases on railways - ripped rail-based intermodal freight service in the U.S. and Canada.

Posted: Dec 10, 2014

On December 8, 2014, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) advised that they are initiating a preliminary injury inquiry to determine whether the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of photovoltaic modules and laminates originating in or exported from the People’s... Read More >

Posted: Dec 8, 2014

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated investigations on December 5, 2014 on the alleged dumping and subsidizing of certain photovoltaic modules and laminates in or exported from the People’s Republic of China. The investigations follow a complaint filed by... Read More >

Posted: Dec 8, 2014

The Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA) will be implemented on January 1st, 2015. The free trade agreement will essentially eliminate the customs duties on all imports from Korea, either immediately upon implementation of the agreement, or through a tariff phase-out.... Read More >

Posted: May 8, 2014

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) recently announced changes to the CBSA’s sealing requirements for conveyances and containers that have been authorized to move inland to a sufferance warehouse. Customs Notice 14-009 advises of changes to the sealing of conveyances and... Read More >

Posted: Mar 9, 2014

Catching up on the Canada-U.S. food labelling debate The U.S. is in a major, long running dispute with Canada and Mexico over country of origin labeling (COOL) on meat products; the argument has been under review by the World Trade... Read More >

Posted: Feb 11, 2014

It’s budget time again. Canada’s Minister of Finance recently unveiled the country’s 2014 Federal budget, and as always, there are several areas of the budget that will affect trade in Canada. Turning an eye to oil and gas One of... Read More >