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Trade News

Tribunal starts safeguard inquiry on imports of certain steel goods. Provisional safeguards will come into force on October 25 and remain in place pending the findings. More...

New regulations for food importers and exporters. Businesses that import food or prepare food for export will need to have licences. More...

Welded pipe from six countries will remain subject to anti-dumping duty. Tribunal says resumption of dumping and subsidizing would result in injury to Canadian industry. More...

EU moves towards free trade agreements with Vietnam and New Zealand. The Vietnam agreement is in approval process while New Zealand's is in second round of talks. More...

CBSA officially opens expanded Emerson border crossing. The project added a new and larger commercial warehouse for truck examinations. More...

Technical documents: Government memorandums, notices and decisions

  • Customs Notice 18-16 United States Surtax Remission Order
  • Customs Notice 18-17 Provisional Safeguard Measures Imposed on the Importation of Certain Steel Goods
  • Customs Notice 18-18 Amendment 14 to the Energy Efficiency Regulations
  • Customs Notice 18-19 Cannabis Customs Excise Duty Procedures
  • CBSA Guide BSF5197 - Taking cannabis (marijuana) or products containing cannabis across the border remains illegal
  • Certain Silicon Metal - Notice of Initiation of Expiry Review Investigation
  • Memorandum D19-9-2 Importation and Exportation of Cannabis, Controlled Substances and Precursors
  • Fabricated Industrial Steel Components: 2018-10-15 Scope proceeding - Statement of Essential Facts
  • CETA Industrial Cheese Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ ) - Returned quantities available for real location - Update
  • Notice to Importers Serial No.: 913 Items 162 to 181 - Wheat Products. Tariff rate quota will be filled on October 19, 2018
  • Notice to Importers Serial No. 911 Item 82 - Steel Goods. Procedures governing the administration of provisional safeguards
  • Beef and Veal (Items 114 to 116 on the Import Control List) - Quantities available for reallocation
  • CFIA - Update to the List of establishments approved to export live or raw molluscan shellfish from France to Canada
  • Prohibition of Asbestos and Products Containing Asbestos Regulations
  • Cannabis Fees Order
  • CITT Expiry No. LE-2018-003 Silicon metal from China. Notice of expiry review of finding
  • CITT Expiry Review No. RR-2017-005 Carbon steel welded pipe originating in or exported from Chinese Taipei, the Republic of India, the Sultanate of Oman, the Republic of Korea, Thailand, the Republic of Turkey and the United Arab Emirates. Tribunal continues its finding
  • CITT Appeal No. AP-2017-035 Origin of certain machine-tufted carpets

Previous Issues


Transport &
Trade News

St. Lawrence Seaway total tonnage is up 4% so far this year (2018-10-19) Rise in tonnage is driven by Canadian grain exports and improving salt shipments. More...

U.S. signals intent to negotiate trade agreements with Japan, the EU and the UK (2018-10-19) This week's notification is in accordance with the Trade Promotion Authority. More...

Canadian manufacturing sales fell 0.4% to $58.6 billion in August (2018-10-18) Statistics Canada says the decline was mainly due to lower motor vehicle sales. More...

Port of Los Angeles reports its best-ever September container volumes (2018-10-18) L.A. processed 801,264 TEUs, the strongest September in the Port's 111-year history. More...

Canadian freight load volumes dropped in September (2018-10-17) Year-over-year, TransCore's load volumes were down 15 percent compared to August. More...

MSC will deploy 50,000 smart containers in the coming months (2018-10-17) Containers will supply real-time data on position, movements, temperature, humidity. More...

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