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Trade News

Exploratory talks on a Canada-China free trade agreement to begin next month. Beijing talks follow a September meeting between the two countries' prime ministers. More...

U.S. files WTO complaint against Canada over BC's rules on sale of wine in stores. U.S. claims province's measures favour the sale of Canadian wine in grocery stores. More...

Application of discounts to the value for duty. A document explains the treatment of discounts in determining the transaction value. More...

Seaway now closed for winter after one of the longest navigation seasons. A total of 35 million tonnes of cargo transited the St. Lawrence Seaway's locks in 2016. More...

U.S. may restart hormone beef trade battle with the European Union. The U.S. Trade Representative is consulting industry on resuming punitive duties against EU goods. More...

Technical documents: Government memorandums, notices and decisions

  • Memorandum D17-2-4 Preparation and Presentation of Blanket B2 Adjustment Requests
  • Customs Notice 17-05 Highway Sufferance Warehouse Closure (Prescott, Ontario)
  • Customs Notice 17-04 Amendments to the Departmental Consolidation of the Customs Tariff
  • CBSA - SIMA - Concrete Reinforcing Bar. Preliminary Determination. Reasons
  • Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreement Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2017 Imports - Updated
  • Textiles and Clothing 2017 Tariff Preference Level Utilization NAFTA Exports - Updated
  • CFIA Directive RMD-16-02: Pest Risk Management Document for Arundo donax (giant reed) in Canada
  • CFIA Animal Import/Export Division Directive TAHD-DSAT-IE-2003-3-9 Request to import a new commodity or import from a new country of origin
  • Notice of intent to modify the Wild Animal and Plant Trade Regulations. To update domestic regulations in order to meet international obligations
  • WCO: Classification decisions taken at the 58th Session of the Harmonized System Committee have been released
  • USDA: Addition of Mandatory Country of Origin Labeling Requirements for Venison
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Importation of On-Highway Vehicles and Motorcycles and Nonroad Engines, Vehicles, and Equipment

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Transport &
Trade News

Canadian railways start the year with an increase in freight volume (2017-01-20) . For week ended January 14 total carloads were up 10.5 percent and intermodal units were up 3.6 percent. More...

Canadian manufacturing sales rose 1.5% in November to $51.8 billion (2017-01-20) . Overall, sales were up in 14 of the 21 industries, representing 68% of Canadian manufacturing sales. More...

Customs organization strengthens work against illicit toxic chemicals trade (2017-01-19) WCO cooperation to tighten national and international controls on the trade in toxic chemicals. More...

Port of Boston handled record number of containers in 2016 (2017-01-19) Past year saw Boston's volume of both imports and exports rise significantly. More...

Port of Antwerp freight volume up 2.7% in 2016 (2017-01-18) Total containers have risen above the 10 million TEUs mark for the first time in the history of the port. More...

DP World starts operation at Port Saint John multi-purpose terminal (2017-01-18) The terminal can handle all types of cargo, including containers, breakbulk, heavy-lift and vehicles. More...

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