Trade News

Posted: Jul 26, 2017

By Philip Sutter, Director, Strategic Analysis The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the United States, Mexico, and Canada, entered into force in 1994 is to be renegotiated. Talks will likely begin in late August 2017 following the conclusion... Read More >

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Posted: Aug 21, 2017

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has published the revised version “Exporting goods from Canada: A handy guide”. The guide is now available on the CBSA website. The guide provides an overview of the process for businesses exporting commercial goods... Read More >

Posted: Aug 21, 2017

Do you have any thoughts on how the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) can better protect our plant resource base against the introduction and spread of new plant pests? Now is your chance to let us know. Each year, the... Read More >

Posted: Aug 9, 2017

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is launching a new web-based consultation tool to gather feedback from stakeholders on current Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC) work plans and solicit input on future opportunities. Canada and the United States are... Read More >

Posted: Aug 9, 2017

The Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Sugar Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) openings for imports of raw cane sugar, refined sugar, and specialty sugar were announced on June 30, 2017, by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The country specific TRQ allocations... Read More >

Posted: Aug 9, 2017

Several notices and updates on eManifest requirements were recently published on Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) website Customs Notice 17-20, Deconsolidation Notice – Paper options for Warehouse / Terminal Operators and Freight Forwarders Provides information for freight forwarders, warehouse operators... Read More >

Posted: Aug 9, 2017

As of September 21, 2017 Canadians will benefit from the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), the most progressive trade agreement ever negotiated by Canada and the European Union. Minister of International Trade has announced the allocation of the... Read More >

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: Aug 4, 2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced of an increase in the fiscal year (FY) 2017 raw cane sugar tariff rate quota (TRQ) of 244,690 metric ton raw value (MTRV) to ensure an adequate supply of raw sugar in the... 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 >