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Customs &
Trade News

CBSA issues final dumping determination on welded pipe from four countries. The trade tribunal is continuing its inquiry on injury to the domestic industry. More...

First meeting of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Commission to be held in Tokyo. Members will identify the next steps needed to manage and improve the agreement. More...

St. Lawrence Seaway cargo reached 40.9 million tonnes in 2018. Seaway reports very high movements of grain, the most on record since the turn of the century. More...

Economic growth is slowing down in most major economies. The OECD's indicators point to slowing growth in the United States and Germany. More...

Technical documents: Government memorandums, notices and decisions

  • Customs Notice 19-03 Repositioning of Empty Containers in Canadian Waters
  • Customs Notice 19-02 Amendment to the Departmental Consolidation of the Customs Tariff. Vietnam has ratified the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership Tariff (CPTPP) Agreement
  • CBSA - SIMA - Carbon Steel Welded Pipe from Pakistan, the Philippines, Turkey and Vietnam. Notice of Final Determination
  • CBSA - Scope Proceeding - Certain Aluminum Extrusions - Statement of Essential Facts
  • Softwood Lumber U.S. Trade Remedy Proceedings - Template letters and associated instructions for requesting a administrative review
  • Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreement Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2019 Imports - Updated
  • Textiles and Clothing 2019 Tariff Preference Level Utilization NAFTA Exports - Updated
  • CFIA: New food regulations are now in force
  • CFIA: Malaysia - Export requirements for fish and seafood
  • CFIA - Notification of SFCR Changes to Fish Importers
  • CITT Appeal No. AP-2017-044 Classification of certain staples

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Transport &
Trade News

Port of Virginia sets new annual volume record in 2018 (2019-01-22) The port saw increases in volume at both Virginia Inland Port and Richmond Marine Terminal. More...

Dangerous goods incidents occur mostly on roads or in facilities (2019-01-22) StatsCan says 58% of incidents in 2017 occurred on roads, and 38% were in terminals or warehouses. More...

Ocean Alliance extends operational agreement until 2027 (2019-01-21) Ocean Alliance is the world's largest operational agreement between shipping companies. More...

Port of Trois-Rivieres set tonnage record in 2018 (2019-01-21) The Port handled 3.8 million metric tonnes of cargo in 2018, an increase of 47% compared to 2017. More...

Global ocean piracy increased in 2018 (2019-01-18) International Maritime Bureau says the Gulf of Guinea remains increasingly dangerous for seafarers. More...

Foreign ships now allowed to reposition own empty containers in Canadian waters (2019-01-18) This will help address the current shortage of containers available for export. More...

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