Trade News / Canada regulatory updates

Posted: Apr 30, 2018

On January 23, 2018, Canada and ten other countries agreed on the core elements of a new agreement and concluded negotiations for the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), formerly known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The CPTPP... Read more >

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Posted: Jan 31, 2018

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced on January 25, 2018 that Provisional Duties are now payable on certain fabricated industrial steel components (FISC) released from customs on or after January 25, 2018. The subject goods include Pressure pipe fittings... Read more >

Posted: Jan 31, 2018

Government of Canada is seeking comments and feedback on a Proposed Pollution Prevention Planning Notice for Triclosan from stakeholders. The consultation comment period ends on February 11, 2018. Triclosan -phenol, 5-chloro-2-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy) (CAS RN 3380-34-5) is a substance on the Domestic... Read more >

Posted: Jan 31, 2018

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) issued a notice of consultations being conducted on the proposed new regulations for import and export of asbestos. The proposed Prohibition of Asbestos and Asbestos Products Regulations and the proposed Regulations Amending the Export... Read more >

Posted: Jan 24, 2018

On January 19, 2018, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) gave notice that it had initiated an expiry review of its order made on March 11, 2013, to continue with an earlier finding concerning the dumping and subsidizing of seamless... Read more >

Posted: Jan 18, 2018

Canada Border Services Agency CBSA recently issued a Customs Notice CN18-01 advising on a CITT decision rendered on centrifugal knives which open automatically by centrifugal force now considered as a prohibited weapon. Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) rendered a decision... Read more >

Posted: Jan 18, 2018

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is confirming that as of February 1, 2018, Arundo donax (giant reed) will be regulated as a pest plant under the Plant Protection Act due to the significant risk it poses to Canada’s plant... Read more >

Posted: Jan 12, 2018

Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) issued a Custom Notice CN18-02 advising of recent changes of permit requirements for exports to China. As of October 21, 2016, according to the Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations... Read more >

Posted: Jan 11, 2018

On January 3, 2018, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) formally announced a decision, which allows certain types of Canadian vehicles that do not comply with all applicable Federal motor vehicle safety standards (FMVSS) as... Read more >

Posted: Jan 11, 2018

Health Canada advises on the coming into force of two new rules that will better protect Canadians from the growing problem of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Antimicrobial-resistant infections are becoming more frequent and increasingly difficult to treat. While can occur naturally,... Read more >

Posted: Jan 11, 2018

On January 5, 2018 CBSA provided a Statement of Reasons concerning its December 22, 2017 expiry review decision of Certain Liquid Dielectric Transformers from Korea. The CBSA expiry review was completed and a determination found that the expiry of the... Read more >