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: Aug 4, 2017

The Chemicals Management Plan (CMP) is a Government of Canada initiative aimed at reducing the risks posed by chemicals to Canadians and their environment. The next phase of the CMP, launched in May 2016, will address the remaining 1550 priority... Read More >

Posted: Jul 31, 2017

On July 25, 2017 the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) initiated an expiry review of its finding of injury made on November 20, 2012 concerning the dumping of liquid dielectric transformers originating in or exported from Korea. As a result... Read More >

Posted: Jul 31, 2017

The Canada–Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA) will be implemented on August 1, 2017 as notified by Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) in Customs Notice CN17-23. With the exception of a few agricultural goods, the CUFTA will essentially eliminate the customs... Read More >

Posted: Jul 21, 2017

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) has advised that earlier this month it had conducted an interim review of its order concerning certain steel fasteners originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China (China) and Chinese Taipei (Taiwan)... Read More >

Posted: Jul 20, 2017

On July 17, 2017, Global Affairs Canada published the following statement on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) made by The Honorable Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs. The statement was made in response to the Summary of... Read More >

Posted: Jul 19, 2017

On July 15 the Government of Canada posted several regulations and orders of amendment in the Canada Gazette – Part I, July 15, 2017, Vol. 151, No. 28.  Many of these legislative and regulatory changes are required to meet Canada’s... Read More >

Posted: Jul 14, 2017

On July 7, 2017 the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) issued notice that its finding made on November 30, 2012, concerning the dumping and subsidizing of carbon and alloy steel pipe piles, commonly identified as piling pipe originating in or... Read More >

Posted: Jul 13, 2017

On July 5, 2017 the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) concluded a re-investigation of the normal values and export prices of certain liquid dielectric transformers originating in or exported from Korea. Subject goods are defined as “Liquid dielectric transformers having... Read More >

Posted: Jul 11, 2017

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced on July 5, 2017 that Provisional Duties are now payable on certain silicon metal released from customs on or after July 5, 2017. The subject goods are described Silicon metal containing at least... Read More >

Posted: Jul 6, 2017

The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES or the Convention) is an international agreement between states that was established to help ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does... Read More >