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Posted: Apr 28, 2020

April 28, 2020 – The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement’s (USMCA’s) enter into force date will be July 1, 2020. The USTR notified Congress that Canada and Mexico have taken measures necessary to comply with their... Read more >

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Posted: May 20, 2020

May 20, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the CBSA and Statistics Canada have agreed to extend the decommissioning of the Canadian Automated Export Declaration (CAED) system and the onboarding window to register with CERS to September 30, 2020... Read more >

Posted: May 12, 2020

May 12, 2020 – The Government of Canada continues to take immediate, significant and decisive action to protect Canadians’ health and safety, and to support Canadian jobs and the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Department of Finance has announced... Read more >

Posted: May 12, 2020

May 12, 2020 – An order imposing “Final Safeguards” in the form of surtaxes on the importation of certain heavy plate, and stainless- steel wire was introduced in Customs Notice 19-08 (CN19-08). This Customs Notice also provides instructions, exemptions and... Read more >

Posted: May 8, 2020

The trade agreement, dubbed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) in the U.S., officially known as the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) in Canada, and called Tratado entre México, Estados Unidos y Canadá (T-MEC) in Mexico will replace the North American Free... Read more >

Posted: May 7, 2020

May 7, 2020 – The Government of Canada continues to take immediate, significant and decisive action to protect Canadians’ health and safety, and to support Canadian jobs and the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Department of Finance has announced... Read more >

Posted: May 6, 2020

Simplification of Documents As initially announced in October 2019, in the light of the increased number of tariff rate quotas (TRQs) under Canada’s trade agreements, Global Affairs Canada has undertaken an initiative to streamline and simplify public documents related to... Read more >

Posted: May 5, 2020

May 5, 2020 – Global Affairs Canada is seeking input from Canadians on the administration of two new Tariff Rate Quotas (TRQs) for sugar and sugar-containing products to the United States established under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA), in order... Read more >

Posted: May 4, 2020

May 4, 2020 – Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) issued Customs Notice CN20-17 on May 1st ,2020 on the re-classification of certain firearms as prohibited firearms. Many firearms that were once classified as non-restricted or restricted are now re-classified as... Read more >

Posted: Apr 28, 2020

April 28, 2020 – The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement’s (USMCA’s) enter into force date will be July 1, 2020. The USTR notified Congress that Canada and Mexico have taken measures necessary to comply with their... Read more >

Posted: Apr 27, 2020

April 27, 2020 – Global Affairs Canada issued an advisory for the automotive industry on the Notice to Producers of Passenger Vehicles, Light Trucks and Heavy Trucks on the eligibility to apply for alternative staging regime under Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement... Read more >