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Customs &
Trade News

Tribunal finds dumping of welded pipe from four countries injures Canadian industry. Anti-dumping duties could soon apply to pipe from Pakistan, the Philippines, Turkey and Vietnam. More...

New regulations for food importers and exporters start on January 15, 2019. Businesses that import food or prepare food for export will need to have licences. More...

Bill to implement Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement goes through second House reading. Mexico, Japan and Singapore have ratified the agreement through their respective processes. More...

U.S. duties on additional products from China to begin September 24. The retaliatory 10% duty will apply to several more goods from China. More...

Canadian ban on trans fats comes into force. This applies to Canadian and imported foods, as well as those prepared in all food service establishments. More...

Technical documents: Government memorandums, notices and decisions

  • Memorandum D2-5-13 International to Domestic Connections Process
  • Memorandum D9-1-17 Canada Border Services Agency's Determination Procedures for Obscenity and Hate Propaganda
  • Memorandum D19-12-1 Importation of Vehicles
  • Products of Natural Milk Constituents (Item 125 on the Import Control List) - Quantities available for reallocation for the 2018 allocation year
  • CETA Industrial Cheese Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) (Items 141 to 157 on the Import Control List) - Returned quantities available for reallocation
  • Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreement Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2018 Imports - Updated
  • Textiles and Clothing 2018 Tariff Preference Level Utilization NAFTA Exports - Updated
  • CFIA Meat Hygiene Directives: - MHD 2018-20 Chapter 11 of the Meat Hygiene Manual of Procedures (MHMOP) - section 11.7.3 - European Union
  • CITT Preliminary Injury Inquiry No. PI-2018-004 Certain carbon steel welded pipe from Pakistan, the Philippines, Turkey and Vietnam. Determination issued

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Transport &
Trade News

Asia Pacific Airlines report further growth in air cargo markets (2018-09-25) Air cargo demand recorded a 4.2% year-on-year increase in August. More...

Ports of Seattle and Tacoma container volumes dip in August (2018-09-25) The Northwest Seaport Alliance's total international container volumes decreased 6.6 percent. More...

Total air cargo volume at the 30 busiest cargo airports grew 7.3% in 2017 (2018-09-24) Airports association says cargo growth remained resilient and robust despite threats and political tension. More...

American truck tonnage index decreased 1.8% in August (2018-09-24) ATA says year-to-date tonnage increased 7.6%, far outpacing the annual gain of 3.8% in 2017. More...

Seaway tonnage increased over four percent so far this year (2018-09-21) A rush in grain shipments has helped boost overall cargo shipments on the St. Lawrence Seaway. More...

Port of Halifax undergoing ambitious digital transformation (2018-09-21) The Port is taking steps to become one of the most digitized ports on the eastern seaboard. More...

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