Trade News

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 >

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Posted: Jul 17, 2019

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued a notice on the regulatory requirements for honey in Canada regarding the importation, distribution and sale of honey. Honey sold in Canada must comply with the Food and Drugs Act (FDA), the... Read more >

Posted: Jul 17, 2019

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), approved a 6th Tranche of products excluded  from Section 301 duties for List 1 products. This tranche covers 362 separate exclusion requests. Imported product must meet the requirements of one of the 110 specific product... Read more >

Posted: Jul 17, 2019

After reviewing reports provided by the Department of Commerce, President Trump declined to impose Section 232 duties on imports of uranium (uranium ore, uranium concentrate, uranium hexafluoride, enriched uranium, and enriched uranium in fuel assemblies). The U.S. currently imports approximately... Read more >

Posted: Jul 16, 2019

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) will eliminate the paper reporting process Export Declaration form (B13A) and implement mandatory electronic reporting for exporters. As of June 30, 2020, the CBSA will no longer accept B13As. Exporters, or their customs service... Read more >

Posted: Jul 16, 2019

The proposed Volatile Organic Compound Concentration Limits for Certain Products Regulations was recently published in Canada Gazette Part 1 Vol.153 for consultation on the proposed changes to the regulations.  The proposed changes to the Regulations would apply to Canadian manufacturers... Read more >

Posted: Jul 16, 2019

The amendments to the Excise Duties on Cannabis Regulations was published in Canada Gazette II Vol. 153 on June 25, 2019. Amendments are made to the Excise Duties on Cannabis Regulations to change the rates of additional excise duty in... Read more >

Posted: Jul 15, 2019

President Trump announced the delayed implementation of the potential List 4 of Section 301 additional duties on imports of Chinese origin product that were not included on Lists  1-3. List 4 had originally been expected to go into effect sometime... Read more >

Posted: Jul 12, 2019

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has launched a public consultation on proposed changes to the plant protection requirements for importing earthworms into Canada for commercial purposes. Provide your feedback and comments by the closing date August 16, 2019. If are... Read more >

Posted: Jul 9, 2019

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) issued Customs Notice CN19-13 advising of an Amendment to the Departmental Consolidation of the Customs Tariff. The tariff amendment includes rate of duty reductions included in the Canada-EFTA Free Trade Agreement are effective July 1, 2019 and... Read more >

Posted: Jul 9, 2019

Natural Resources Canada (NRCAN) Amendment 16 to Canada’s Energy Efficiency Regulations has been published in the Canada Gazette, Part II Vol 153. Amendment 16 will come into force on December 12, 2019 except for sections 16 and 17 which are... Read more >