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 2, 2019

The U.S. Trade Representative announced they are now accepting requests for exclusions from Section 301 List 3 duties assessed on Chinese origin product, in the USTR portal. Exclusion Requests may be filed as of June 30, 2019, until September 30,... Read more >

Posted: Jun 28, 2019

Under the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR), test market provisions now apply to all foods. Test marketing food allows exemption from certain regulatory requirements, such as bilingual labelling requirements under the Food and Drug Regulations (FDR) and regulated container... Read more >

Posted: Jun 28, 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: Jun 28, 2019

The Government of Canada recently published in Canada Gazette, Part I, Volume 153, Number 25, the proposed changes to food labelling requirements in the Food and Drug Regulations and the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations and are requesting your feedback... Read more >

Posted: Jun 27, 2019

Announced by the provincial government in the Manitoba Budget 2019 a tax relief reducing the retail sales tax to seven percent.  As of July, 1st 2019 the Provincial Sales Tax (PST) rate will be reduced from 8% to 7%. This... Read more >

Posted: Jun 27, 2019

The proposed Amendments to the Ozone-depleting Substances and Halocarbon Alternatives Regulations is to amend the consumption baseline value that is used to determine the HFC quantities that can enter Canada under the HFC phase-down process, which started on January 1,... Read more >

Posted: Jun 27, 2019

Health Canada is proposing that a single set of regulations be made under the authorities of the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act (TVPA) and the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA). The proposed Regulations would set out the requirements in... Read more >

Posted: Jun 27, 2019

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) announced that it will hold the 32nd Annual Conference on Export Controls in Washington, D.C. at the Marriott Marquis Hotel, July 9-11, 2019. The theme of the conference is “Emerging Technologies, Strategic Trade,... Read more >

Posted: Jun 25, 2019

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) issued a notice to industry on the Regulation of nitrification and urease inhibitors under the Fertilizers Act.   Nitrification and urease inhibitors imported into or sold in Canada are now subject to registration as supplements... Read more >

Posted: Jun 24, 2019

Natural Resources Canada (NRCAN) Amendment 15 to Canada’s Energy Efficiency Regulations has been published in the Canada Gazette, Part II.  The changes announced in Amendment 15 will come into force on December 12, 2019. This amendment to the Energy Efficiency... Read more >