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Investigation into possible dumping of concrete reinforcing bar from several countries. CBSA investigation follows a complaint filed by manufacturers in Alberta, Ontario and Quebec. More...

Tariff classification advance rulings can provide certainty. An advance ruling ensures that the tariff classification number used is deemed correct by Customs. More...

Ottawa appoints envoy to push for ratification of FTA with the European Union. Envoy will meet with with senior business and government leaders from EU member states. More...

WTO rules Russia's ban of EU pork and its duties on certain goods are illegal. Russian import duties on paper, refrigerators and palm oil violate WTO rules. More...

Technical documents: Government memorandums, notices and decisions

  • CBSA - SIMA - Concrete reinforcing bar from Belarus, Portugal, Spain, Japan, Chinese Taipei and Hong Kong - Notice of Initiation of Investigation
  • Notice to Importers- Certain milk protein quantities available for allocation
  • CFIA - Meat Hygiene Manual of Procedures - Mexico / Mexique
  • Amendments to the Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations regarding pig traceability.
  • CITT Preliminary Injury Inquiry No. PI-2016-002 Concrete reinforcing bar from Belarus, Portugal, Spain, Japan, Chinese Taipei and Hong Kong
  • USDA: Untreated Oranges, Tangerines, and Grapefruit from Mexico Transiting the United States to Foreign Countries

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Asia Pacific airlines freight volumes increased 3.9% in July (2016-08-30) Asia Pacific airlines saw air cargo volumes pickup in the past couple of months. More...

Port of Prince Rupert starts work on new maintenance and warehouse complex (2016-08-30) Expansion of Fairview Container Terminal created a need to relocate the Port's maintenance building. More...

New U.S. FAA rules for commercial drones take effect this week (2016-08-30) First operational rules for routine non-hobbyist use of small unmanned aircraft systems. More...

Cross-border freight flows within NAFTA decreased 6.4 percent in June (2016-08-29) From June 2015 to June 2016, the value of U.S.-Canada freight flows fell 7.2 percent. More...

U.S. DOT proposes speed limiters for large commercial vehicles (2016-08-29) The proposal discusses the benefits of setting the maximum speed at 60, 65, and 68 miles per hour. More...

Container equipment prices to fall to record lows (2016-08-26) Drewry is forecasting a further possible fall in the overall price for 2016. More...

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