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Customs &
Trade News

Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations progressed at Washington meeting. Officials involved in the talks have indicated in recent weeks that a final deal is close. More...

Breakdown in WTO talks to remove duty on information technology goods. Disagreement between South Korea and China over inclusion of flat-panel displays. More...

New law will allow CBSA to work with rights holders to fight counterfeit goods. New Act creates a system for rights holders to submit a "request for assistance" to the CBSA. More...

Trade surplus narrows in October as imports almost equal exports. Imports increased 0.5% to $44.8 billion in October and exports edged up 0.1% to $44.9 billion. More...

Technical documents: Government memorandums, notices and decisions

  • Customs Notice 14-032 Update to the Departmental Consolidation of the Customs Tariff
  • Customs Tariff 2015
  • Memorandum D15-1-91 Whole Potatoes Originating in or Exported From the United States of America
  • Memorandum D15-2-53 Certain Thermoelectric Containers Originating in or Exported From the People's Republic of China
  • Customs Notice 14-031 Proposed Amendments to the Duty Free Shop Regulations
  • BSF760 Certificate of Origin: Canada - Korea Free Trade Agreement
  • BSF760-K Certificate of Origin: Canada - Korea Free Trade Agreement (Korean version)
  • Textiles and Apparel Remission Order, 2014
  • Notice to Exporters No. 182 Cryptography for the Development of Production of a Product
  • Notices to Importers Serial No. 859 Broiler Hatching Eggs and Chicks for Chicken Production Supplemental imports (Items 94 and 95 on the Import Control List)
  • Notice to Importers Serial No. 865 Chicken and Chicken Products - Supplemental Imports (Items 96 to 104 on the Import Control List)
  • DFATD -Softwood Lumber exports to U.S. 10-12-2014 - The prevailing monthly price for January 2015 exceeds US $355
  • DFTAD 2012-2013 Report on Exports of Military Goods from Canada
  • 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 2014-32 Subject: Chapter 11 - Section - Taiwan
  • CITT Expiry No. LE-2014-004 Greenhouse bell peppers originating in or exported from the Netherlands
  • U.S. CBP Launches Border Wait Time App.
  • U.S. FSIS Form 9540-1, Import Inspection Application. March 19, 2015 is when Importers are to begin using revised form (Food Safety and Inspection Service)
  • U.S. APHIS - Importation of Plants for Planting. Amending various provisions of the regulations on importing plants for planting

Previous Issues


Transport &
Trade News

Transpacific lines announce rate increase and peak season surcharge (2014-12-19) Transpacific container lines cite rising costs and service contingencies in the Asia-U.S. trade lane. More...

MSC Oscar becomes the world's largest container ship (2014-12-19) Launching in January with a nominal capacity of 19,224 teu, it becomes the largest container ship afloat. More...

Government of B.C. sets rates for Port Metro Vancouver truckers (2014-12-18) "It is a complicated situation and it has been hard to find a solution that pleases everyone." More...

U.S. West Coast ports' longshore negotiations update (2014-12-18) PMA says statements and rumors that our negotiations are 'close' to a final contract are not true. More...

Import cargo volume continues to grow at Port of Oakland (2014-12-17) Overall volume at the Port - imports and exports - is up 1.5% in 2014, exports have declined 4%. More...

Gate installation begins at Panama Canal expansion (2014-12-17) New locks are rapidly taking shape as canal moves towards the successful completion of the project. More...

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