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Trade News

CBSA finds dumping would resume if duties expired on copper pipe fittings from 3 countries. Tribunal will now determine whether the expiry is likely to result in injury to Canadian industry. More...

Customs consults on proposed changes to trusted traveller programs. Notion of applicant's "good character" would be replaced by detailed provisions, cancellations would be better defined. More...

U.S. and EU take China to WTO over restrictions on exports of raw materials. China currently imposes a set of export restrictions, including export duties and export quotas. More...

Up to 67 percent of developing countries' commodity exports go unreported. UNCTAD studied exports of cocoa, copper, gold and oil from Chile, Côte d'Ivoire, Nigeria, South Africa and Zambia. More...

Technical documents: Government memorandums, notices and decisions

  • Customs Notice 16-19 Update to the Implementation of the Accounts Receivable Ledger
  • CBSA - SIMA - Copper pipe fittings from the United States, Korea and China - Expiry Review Decision
  • Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreement Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2016 Imports - Updated 2016-07-18
  • Textiles and Clothing 2016 Tariff Preference Level Utilization NAFTA Exports - Updated 2016-07-18
  • CFIA - Updated information with respect to the avian influenza situation in Ontario - Restrictions imposed by foreign trading partners
  • CFIA - Meat Hygiene Manual of Procedures - Chap. 11 MHMP/MMHV - Section 11.7.3 – Guatemala / Guatemala
  • CFIA - Meat Hygiene Manual of Procedures - Chap. 11 MHMP/MMHV - Section 11.7.3 – European Union / Union Européenne
  • CFIA Meat and Poultry Products Manual of Procedures: Annex 1 List of Establishments Approved to Export to Ukraine
  • CFIA Meat Hygiene Directives:
    - MHD 2016-19 Chapter 11 – United States – Section 11.7.3 (2016-07-19)
    - MHD 2016-18 Chapter 11 – European Union – Section 11.7.3 (2016-07-18)
    - MHD 2016-24 Chapter 11 of the Meat Hygiene Manual of Procedures – Guatemala - Section 11.7.3 (2016-07-13)

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Transport &
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Global sea piracy drops to 21-year low according to Maritime Bureau (2016-07-26) . IMB's global piracy report shows 98 incidents in the first half of 2016, compared with 134 for the same period in 2015. More...

Ottawa to accelerate DOT-111 tank car phase out (2016-07-26) . Legacy DOT-111 tank cars are considered to be the least crash resistant tank cars still being used in crude oil service. More...

U.S-Mexico air freight options to expand under new agreement (2016-07-26) . Cargo carriers will have expanded opportunities to provide services that were not available previously. More...

Canadian freight volumes index stayed stable in June (2016-07-25) TransCore's index of load volumes for Canadian and cross-border loads down marginally by two percent. More...

G6 Alliance announces Asia-North America West Coast schedule update (2016-07-25) Alliance announces two services will be merged into one until further notice More...

IMF cuts global growth forecasts, warns of risks to outlook (2016-07-25) The global economy is projected to expand 3.1 percent this year and 3.4 percent in 2017. More...

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