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Customs &
Trade News

Canada's trade deficit rises to $2.8 billion in May. Exports edged down 0.1% to $48.3 billion while imports rose 1.7% to $51.1 billion. More...

Ottawa consults on new dairy and poultry TRQs granted under CPTPP. Drafting the policies that will govern the allocation and administration of the tariff rate quotas. More...

Surtax on certain goods from the U.S. could be remitted under special circumstances. Such a remission would only be granted to address exceptional and compelling circumstances. More...

WTO report finds trade restrictions doubled within G20 countries. The report also shows that G20 economies continue to implement trade-facilitating measures. More...

EU and Australia complete first round of trade negotiations. Negotiators started substantive discussions on almost all chapters. More...

Technical documents: Government memorandums, notices and decisions

  • Customs Notice 18-08 (Revised) United States Surtax Order (Steel and Aluminum) and United States Surtax Order (Other Goods)
  • Canada welcomes U.S. decision to rescind duties on imports of Canadian supercalendered paper
  • 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 Notice to industry - Updates to the phytosanitary import requirements for importing micro-organisms

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Transport &
Trade News

Port of Vancouver selects operator for new container examination facility (2018-07-18) Tidewater Container Services to be the operator and drayage provider for the new facility. More...

Canadian manufacturing sales rose 1.4% to $57.1 billion in May (2018-07-18) Higher sales in the chemical, machinery, and wood product industries accounted for most of the gains. More...

Port of Long Beach saw its busiest month ever in June (2018-07-17) Trade increased 14.2 percent in June, compared to the same month in 2017. More...

Qatar Airways finalizes order for five Boeing 777 freighters (2018-07-17) The 777 Freighter is capable of flying 4,900 nautical miles with a payload of 112 tons. More...

Canadian railways' carloads and intermodal numbers up in early July (2018-07-16) For the week ending July 7, 2018, carloads were up 9.4 percent and intermodal units up 2.7 percent. More...

2M Alliance to add fourth string to transatlantic network (2018-07-16) MSC, along with its 2M partner Maersk Line to revise transatlantic network to improve transit times. More...

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