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U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced an updated timeline for the mandatory use of the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). This announcement adjusts the mandatory transition to ACE for electronic entry and entry summary filing, and reads as follows: Nov 1, 2015: Beginning of a transition period for electronic entry and entry summary filings in ACE to allow industry and participating government agencies more time to test and provide… read more »
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The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) outlines on how GST/HST applies to the importation of donor oocytes (eggs) under the Act in the publication Excise and GST/HST No.97 November 2015. Importations of goods relieved from tax for GST/HST purposes are set… read more »
Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) issued Customs Notice 15-035 to advise exporters of a grace period for voluntarily disclosing undeclared exports that should have been reported to the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). The CBSA is offering a six-month grace… read more »
The "force" is awakening U.S. toy imports.
Effective December 1, 2015 the Human Pathogens and Toxins Regulations (HPTR) will come into force and the HPTR regulations will establish national licensing and security clearance requirements. The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) published the regulations in Canada Gazette… read more »
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) provides information and guidance on the labelling requirements for water and ice which has been prepackaged in sealed containers for use by consumers. In addition, provincial regulations may also have requirements for prepackaged water… read more »
The Dept. of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development issued a Notice to Importers advising them that they are accepting applicants for a share of the 2016 broiler hatching eggs and chicks tariff rate quota (TRQ) for the period of January… read more »