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 >

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Posted: Mar 4, 2020

March 4, 2020 – Global Affairs Canada (GAC) has announced the launch of consultations to review the allocation policy for the Origin Quotas for vehicles for export to the European Union (EU) under the Comprehensive and Economic Trade Agreement (CETA).... Read more >

Posted: Mar 2, 2020

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) advised on February 24, 2020, that they have initiated an expiry review of its finding made on April 2, 2015, concerning the dumping and subsidizing of certain oil country tubular goods (OCTG) originating in... Read more >

Posted: Mar 2, 2020

March 2, 2020 – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced on February 25, 2020, the initiation of a normal value and export price review respecting certain Concrete Reinforcing Bar (rebar) exported to Canada from Spain by Nervacero, S.A. (Nervacero).... Read more >

Posted: Feb 28, 2020

February 28, 2020 – Global Affairs Canada is conducting public consultation on a comprehensive review on the allocations and administration of tariff rate quotas for dairy, poultry and egg products. The objective of the comprehensive review is to create long-term... Read more >

Posted: Feb 27, 2020

February 27, 2020 – Global Affairs Canada recently announced the launch of public consultations on the possible modernization of the Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA). The consultation deadline to comment and provide feedback ends on March 16, 2020. Publication and... Read more >

Posted: Feb 25, 2020

February 25, 2020 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is changing the identification number for establishments approved to export inedible animal products and by-products. Starting February 5, 2020, establishments will receive an ID number based on geographic location or address.... Read more >

Posted: Feb 21, 2020

February 21, 2020 – Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) issued a notice to industry to remind brokers and importers that the date to decommission Other Government Department (OGD) release service options (SOs) is fast approaching. The decommissioning of the release... Read more >

Posted: Feb 18, 2020

February 18, 2020 – Over the two weeks, the Canadian National Railway Co. (CN Rail) and the Canadian Pacific Railway (CP Rail) have been experiencing considerable backlogs due to a number of rail blockades on their network. As a result, Canadian... Read more >

Posted: Feb 18, 2020

February 18, 2020 – The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is considering changes to how much food individuals can bring into Canada. The online consultation is focused on personal exemption limits and does not apply to commercial shipments. Specifically, the... Read more >

Posted: Feb 14, 2020

February 14, 2020 – The new Canadian Export Reporting System (CERS) will be implemented to replace the current Canadian Automated Export Declaration (CAED) program is to be decommissioned on June 30, 2020. CBSA Memorandum D20-1-1 Exporter Reporting outlines and explains... Read more >