Trade News / Canada regulatory updates

Posted: May 17, 2019

On Friday, May 17, 2019, the governments of Canada and the United States issued a joint statement announcing they had reached an agreement on the removal of tariffs on steel and aluminum imports into the United States, which have been... Read more >

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Posted: Apr 12, 2019

The European Union (EU) has granted yet another extension to United Kingdom (UK) till end of October 2019 for Brexit resolution. The UK is set to remain in the EU until October 31st and take part in next month’s European... Read more >

Posted: Apr 9, 2019

A World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel affirmed the United States’ anti-dumping measures that apply the Differential Pricing Methodology to Canada’s softwood lumber products. The panel stated that the USDOC’s use of “zeroing” to calculate anti-dumping tariffs was permissible... Read more >

Posted: Apr 9, 2019

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) advises of the following changes will come into effect for imports of unprocessed grains and oilseeds, as well as associated meals destined for use in livestock feed from those countries listed in Appendix 3 of... Read more >

Posted: Apr 9, 2019

On October 10, 2018, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) was directed to inquire into and report on the importation of certain steel goods in relation to Global Safeguards. The CITT was directed to submit a report including CITT’s determinations,... Read more >

Posted: Apr 9, 2019

On April 3, 2019, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced the initiation of a re-investigation to update the normal values and export prices respecting certain carbon steel fasteners originating in or exported from China and Taiwan and to determine... Read more >

Posted: Apr 3, 2019

On March 28, 2019, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) issued its order and reasons regarding the expiry review on Carbon Steel Welded Pipe originating or exported from China. The CITT has determined that the dumping of the above mentioned... Read more >

Posted: Apr 3, 2019

Please be advised that as of April 15, 2019, all imports of live Koi carp (Cyprinus carpio koi) for aquarium and outdoor holding unit end uses from the U.S. will require a valid CFIA import permit specific to live koi... Read more >

Posted: Apr 3, 2019

Amendment 14 to the Energy Efficiency Regulations will come into effect April 30, 2019 and includes changes to the requirements for external power supplies (EPS). These requirements apply to EPS manufactured on or after July 1, 2017, beginning April 30,... Read more >

Posted: Apr 3, 2019

Food does not always have to meet all the requirements of the Safe Food for Canadian Regulations (SFCR) if it is intended to be exported. SFCR section 16(1) outlines the requirements that must be met for the export of food... Read more >

Posted: Mar 29, 2019

The Market Access Secretariat, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada issued the following notice to industry stakeholders on the BREXIT related trade impact on agricultural commodities imports and exports. On March 29, 2017, the United Kingdom (UK) invoked Article 50 of the... Read more >