Trade News / Canada regulatory updates

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 >

Most Recent News

Posted: Apr 9, 2020

April 9, 2020 – Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has issued Custom Notice CN20-13 advising the import industry of an amendment to Chapter 16 of the Customs Tariff supplementary note 1 that will be effective on the day when the... Read more >

Posted: Apr 6, 2020

April 6, 2020 – The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT), on April 1, 2020, gave a Notice of Expiry of the finding made on July 3, 2015, concerning the dumping and subsidizing of certain photovoltaic modules and laminates originating in... Read more >

Posted: Apr 6, 2020

April 6, 2020 – Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) recently issued Custom Notice CN20-12 providing guidelines to the commercial importing industry on tariff classifications (HS code) and other useful information on medical supplies and certain manufacturing inputs related to COVID-19.... Read more >

Posted: Apr 2, 2020

April 2, 2020 – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) recently issued Accounts Receivable Ledger Bulletin #51 (April 1, 2020) which provides those importers that have made an electronic payment of their CBSA month-end Statement of Account (SOA) between March... Read more >

Posted: Apr 1, 2020

April 1, 2020 – Further to our posting February 21, 2020 on the reminder of CBSA’s Customs Notice CN19-21- published last year, the decommissioning of other government department (OGD) is postponed to a later time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.... Read more >

Posted: Mar 30, 2020

Updated June 5, 2020 – This document provides information on the importation of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and sanitizer products into Canada. Due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency, there has been an increase in the importation... Read more >

Posted: Mar 30, 2020

March 30, 2020 – Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) on the 27 March 2020 issued a Customs Notice CN20-11 regarding the extension of timeframes for the payment of customs duties and the Goods and Services Tax (GST) due to COVID-19... Read more >

Posted: Mar 26, 2020

March 26, 2020 – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), on March 20, 2020, accepted the undertaking proposals received from the exporters Metalmecanica S.A. from Argentina, Confab Industrial S.A. from Brazil, and Tubos de Acero de Mexico S.A. from Mexico,... Read more >

Posted: Mar 26, 2020

March 26, 2020 – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), on March 20, 2020, issued a Notice of Preliminary Determinations to announce that Provisional duties are now payable on certain corrosion-resistant steel sheet originating in exported from Turkey, United Arab... Read more >

Posted: Mar 26, 2020

March 26, 2020 – On March 18, 2020, the Minister of Health approved an Interim Order respecting the importation and sale of medical devices for use in relation to COVID-19. The interim order will enable an expedited review of medical... Read more >