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Trade News

Concrete reinforcing bar from China, Korea, and Turkey assigned new values. Revision may result in a change to duties being assessed on importations of these goods. More...

European Union working on ratification of free trade agreement with Canada. Head of Commission says CETA does not need to be ratified by all 28 parliaments in the EU. More...

Canadian rail freight volume dropped 7.2% in April. Rail freight originating in Canada decreased 5.5% and freight received from the United States fell 21.6%. More...

Mexico will drop last restrictions to Canadian beef imports. Mexico closed its border to Canadian beef in May 2003 following discovery of BSE cases. More...

Canada will remove visa requirements for Mexicans. Beginning December 1, 2016 Mexican citizens will only need an Electronic Travel Authorization. More...

Technical documents: Government memorandums, notices and decisions

  • CBSA - SIMA - Large diameter carbon and alloy steel line pipe from China and Japan. Preliminary Determinations
  • Customs Notice 16-16 Amendments to the Departmental Consolidation of the Customs Tariff
  • Memorandum D14-1-3 Re-determinations and Appeals Under the Special Import Measures Act
  • Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreement Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2016 Imports - Updated
  • Textiles and Clothing 2016 Tariff Preference Level Utilization NAFTA Exports - Updated
  • CFIA Notice to Industry - Undeclared Egg in Imported Surimi and Surimi-based Products
  • CFIA Meat Hygiene Directives: China - Barbados
  • CITT Inquiry No. NQ-2016-001 Welded large diameter carbon and alloy steel line pipe from China and Japan. Commencement of inquiry

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Transport &
Trade News

Brexit to have little impact on container shipping, Alphaliner says (2016-06-30) The United Kingdom accounts for only 1.4% of global container volumes. More...

U.S. FMC clears way for flexible approach to container weight declaration (2016-06-30) Agreement will give shippers a flexible approach to meet new IMO requirements. More...

Global container service reliability at a six-month high (2016-06-29) Drewry reports the biggest improvement was seen in the Transpacific, which rose by 9.8 points to 76.3%. More...

Expanded Panama Canal is now officially open for business (2016-06-29) Expansion's locks are 70 feet wider and 18 feet deeper than those in the original Canal. More...

Hong Kong airport's cargo volume declined by 1% to 362,000 tonnes in May (2016-06-28) Traffic with key trading regions in North America registered the most significant drop. More...

Port of Hamburg's Eurogate voted best European container terminal (2016-06-28) Rating was based on container handling rates per dock crane, efficient turnaround of trucks. More...

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