Trade News / Canada regulatory updates

Posted: Nov 19, 2019

November 19, 2019 – Train operators went on strike just after midnight this morning. CN Rail has released the following statement: “We are informing you that the TCRC has initiated strike action. We will return to negotiations today with the... Read more >

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Posted: Sep 16, 2019

September 16, 2019 – On September 10, 2019, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) concluded a normal value and export price review applicable to certain carbon and alloy steel line pipe exported to Canada from Husteel Co., Ltd in Korea.... Read more >

Posted: Sep 16, 2019

September 16, 2019 – Exporters who export plant products from Canada will be able to apply for phytosanitary certificate through the My CFIA web portal. Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) advises that in late fall 2019, all plant exporters will... Read more >

Posted: Sep 16, 2019

September 16, 2019 – Global Affairs Canada issued a notice advising exporters that pursuant to the Export and Import Permits Act, the Minister of Foreign Affairs has issued a General Export Permit (GEP) relating to exports to the United States... Read more >

Posted: Sep 11, 2019

September 11, 2019 – On September 6, 2019, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) gave a Notice of Expiry of its order made on January 15, 2015 concerning the dumping of certain Carbon Steel Fasteners originating in or exported from... Read more >

Posted: Sep 10, 2019

September 10, 2019 – On September 1, 2019 the modernized Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement (CIFTA) officially entered into Force. The original agreement came into force on January 1, 1997. The amended agreement includes additional countries beyond that of the United... Read more >

Posted: Sep 4, 2019

September 4, 2019 – Global Affairs Canada (GAC) recently issued a Notice to importers, advising of a new aluminum import monitoring program. Under this program, certain aluminum products have been added to the Import Control List (ICL) as item 83, and General... Read more >

Posted: Aug 30, 2019

On August 23, 2019, the Department of Finance, in its continuing efforts to strengthen Canada’s ability to protect steel and aluminum industries, issued the following news release concerning the Safeguard Provisions for Heavy Plate and Stainless Steel Wire: Exclusions from... Read more >

Posted: Aug 29, 2019

Global Affairs Canada (GAC) has announced a new monitoring regime for aluminum products. On August 23, 2019 “certain aluminum products” was added to the import control list (ICL) as item# 83. GIP no.83 has been issued for these products and... Read more >

Posted: Aug 23, 2019

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) recently announced a tariff amendment to the Customs Tariff 2019, retroactive to August 8, 2019. This affects the preferential treatment Canada Costa-Rica Agreement -CRT and Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Transpacific Partnership -CPTPT for certain... Read more >

Posted: Aug 21, 2019

The CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM) project is a multi-year initiative that will transform the collection of tax and duty for goods imported into Canada. Through CARM, the CBSA will modernize and streamline the process of importing commercial goods... Read more >