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Trade News

Canada's trade remedy system will be reinforced. Budget 2017 proposes amendments to the Special Import Measures Act and related trade remedy regulations. More...

Federal budget announces changes to LDCT tariff rules on certain apparel. New rules of origin to allow inputs sourced and processed in an expanded list of countries. More...

CFIA extends consultation period on changes to cost recovery program. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency controls imports and exports of food, animals and plants. More...

Aluminum manufacturers want global forum to address excess capacity. Three associations say Chinese overcapacity significantly distorts international trade flows. More...

Customs launches new self service kiosks for air travellers. CBSA will eventually phase out the standard distribution of declaration cards on board aircraft. More...

Technical documents: Government memorandums, notices and decisions

  • Customs Notice 17-08 Introduction of Digital Declarations through Primary Inspections Kiosk
  • Customs Notice 17-09 Update to the Implementation of the Single Window Initiative
  • Memorandum D2-1-2 Foreign Scientific or Exploratory Expeditions in Canada
  • Memorandum D14-1-3 Re-determinations and Appeals Under the Special Import Measures Act
  • Memorandum D19-2-1 Administration of the Nuclear Safety and Control Act
  • Memorandum D19-6-1 Import, Export and in Transit Requirements of the Explosives Act and Regulations
  • 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: Update to the Processed Egg Manual - Chapter 9 - Exports (Section 9.9.10)
  • CFIA: Export of beef and pork by-products to China (Chapter 11 of the Meat Hygiene Manual of Procedures)

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Transport &
Trade News

Cross-border freight flows within NAFTA were up 6.7 percent in January (2017-03-24) The value of U.S.-Canada freight flows increased by 7.1 percent to $45.0 billion. More...

Global container freight index kept climbing in February (2017-03-24) The RWI-ISL index numbers suggest that world trade has gained a solid momentum. More...

Expanded Panama Canal welcomed 1000th neopanamax ship (2017-03-23) The container segment accounts for nearly half the transits through the Expanded Canal. More...

Savannah container volumes up 7.7% in February (2017-03-23) Georgia Ports Authority saw a 10 percent increase in total cargo over February 2016. More...

American truck tonnage index slipped 0.1% in February (2017-03-22) American Trucking Associations say signs still remain mostly positive for truck tonnage. More...

CN reaches tentative labour agreement with signals and communications employees (2017-03-22) Workers install and maintain signals, trackside equipment and railroad crossings. More...

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