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                Posted: Feb 18, 2020

                February 18, 2020 –?Over the two weeks, the Canadian National Railway Co. (CN Rail) and the Canadian Pacific Railway (CP Rail) have been experiencing considerable backlogs due to a number of rail blockades on their network. As a result, Canadian... Read more >

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                Posted: Mar 12, 2020

                March 12, 2020 – In Canada Gazette Part II Vol.154. Regulations amending certain regulations made under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (National Safety Marks and Importation was recently published. Certain amendments were made to the Motor Vehicle Tire Safety Regulations,... Read more >

                Posted: Mar 11, 2020

                March 11, 2020 – With the implementation of the Canada Border Services Agency’s Single Window Initiative (SWI) to the commodities regulated by the Transportation Division of Environment and Climate Change Canada, department wishes to share the following information. The purpose... Read more >

                Posted: Mar 11, 2020

                March 11, 2020 – The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) granted the first round of exclusions from additional Section 301 duties accessed on Chinese origin products appearing on List 4A. Eight complete 10-digit Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) numbers were excluded: 3401.19.0000... Read more >

                Posted: Mar 6, 2020

                March 6, 2020 – Effective April 1, 2020 the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) advises that the excise duty rates will increase on spirits, wine, beer, tobacco products and cannabis products. Under the Excise Act, 2001 the rates of excise duty... Read more >

                Posted: Mar 5, 2020

                March 5, 2020 – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced they are postponing the 2020 Trade Symposium that was to be held in Anaheim, California, on March 10-11, 2019, at the Hilton Anaheim. The postponement of this year’s Trade... Read more >

                Posted: Mar 4, 2020

                March 4, 2020 – Global Affairs Canada (GAC) has announced the launch of consultations to review the allocation policy for the Origin Quotas for vehicles for export to the European Union (EU) under the Comprehensive and Economic Trade Agreement (CETA).... Read more >

                Posted: Mar 2, 2020

                The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) advised on February 24, 2020, that they have initiated an expiry review of its finding made on April 2, 2015, concerning the dumping and subsidizing of certain oil country tubular goods (OCTG) originating in... Read more >

                Posted: Mar 2, 2020

                March 2, 2020 – The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced on February 25, 2020, the initiation of a normal value and export price review respecting certain Concrete Reinforcing Bar (rebar) exported to Canada from Spain by Nervacero, S.A. (Nervacero).... Read more >

                Posted: Feb 28, 2020

                February 28, 2020 – Global Affairs Canada is conducting public consultation on a comprehensive review on the allocations and administration of tariff rate quotas for dairy, poultry and egg products. The objective of the comprehensive review is to create long-term... Read more >

                Posted: Feb 28, 2020

                February 28, 2020 – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued CSMS #41799886 designating the Port of Ysleta, Texas, as port code 2401, effective March 16th, 2020. Adding Ysleta as a separate and distinct port of entry within CBP’s El... Read more >