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Customs &
Trade News

Blanket certificates of origin need to be renewed for 2015. Most blanket certificates are filled-out to expire on December 31 and have to be renewed. More...

Canada files WTO dispute against China over anti-dumping duty on cellulose pulp. Anti-dumping duty applies to imports of pulp into China from Canada, the United States and Brazil. More...

EDC provides new tool to help small exporters assess risks. Country Risk Quarterly will help small Canadian companies explore different trade and investment prospects. More...

Food facilities registered with U.S. FDA must renew before year end. Applies to foreign food facilities that manufacture, process, pack, or hold food for consumption in the United States. More...

Technical documents: Government memorandums, notices and decisions

  • Memorandum D11-4-30 Uniform Regulations - Chapter Five of the Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement (CHFTA)
  • Customs Notice 14-026 Clarification of Requirements for Non-resident Vessels After They are Removed From Canadian Storage or Repair Facilities
  • Access to the European Union of Seal Products from Indigenous Communities of Canada: Joint Statement by Canada and the European Union
  • DFTAD - Beef and Veal Tariff Rate Quota: Quantities available for reallocation this week.
  • DFATD -Softwood Lumber exports to U.S. 14-10-2014 - The prevailing monthly price for November 2014 exceeds US $355
  • Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreement Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2014 Imports
  • Textiles and Clothing 2014 Tariff Preference Level Utilization NAFTA Exports
  • CFIA Meat Hygiene Directives: - MHD 2014-26 Chapter 11 - Qatar - Annex B
  • CFIA - Canadian Regulatory Requirements for Quality Management Program Import Licence Holders (QMPI Importers)
  • CFIA Directive D-01-07 Canadian phytosanitary import requirements for fresh citrus and tropical fruits
  • CITT Appeal No. AP-2013-053 Classification of swivel chairs

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Transport &
Trade News

Transpacific lines implement intermodal congestion surcharge (2014-10-21) Charges apply to all cargo moving under intermodal store-door delivery through rates from Asia to the U.S. More...

Port of Long Beach adds 'free time' for cargo to ease congestion (2014-10-21) The Port of Long Beach adds three days to the free time that overseas import containers can remain on docks. More...

Canadian trading hub for Chinese currency would boost trade says Chamber of Commerce (2014-10-21) Establishing a renminbi (RMB) hub in Canada is a crucial step in taking relationship with China to the next level. More...

Will plummeting bunker prices lead ocean carriers to abandon slow-steaming? (2014-10-20) Drewry says carriers will not return to higher speeds for fear of flooding the market with the over capacity. More...

Container carriers' 2M Agreement clears U.S. regulatory review (2014-10-20) FMC rules that the agreement is not likely to reduce competition or produce an unreasonable increase in transportation cost. More...

Canadian railways freight volume increased in first half of October (2014-10-17) Carloads for the week ending October 11 were up 5.2 percent, intermodal units, up 3.3 percent. More...

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