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Trade News

Taiwan wants WTO panel to rule on Canada's anti-dumping measures on steel pipe. Claims the anti-dumping measures imposed by Canada are inconsistent with WTO obligations. More...

Tajikistan deemed a "non-market economy" country for SIMA measures. The change provides for a way to calculate anti-dumping duties based on a country's economy. More...

Canadian rail freight volume up sharply in December. Rail freight originating in Canada rose 12.9% and traffic received from the United States rose 1.7%. More...

EU opens new front in WTO dispute with U.S. over subsidies on large aircraft. The European Union claims Washington State subsidy is inconsistent with a WTO Agreement. More...

Technical documents: Government memorandums, notices and decisions

  • Memorandum D2-5-6 Aircrew Reporting
  • Memorandum D2-5-5 Progressive Clearance at Airports
  • Memorandum D2-5-3 Travellers Requiring Mobility Assistance at Canadian International Airports
  • Memorandum D2-5-1 Charter Access to Airports
  • CBSA - SIMA - Refined sugar from the United States, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands the United Kingdom, and the European Union
  • Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreement Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2015 Imports
  • Textiles and Clothing 2015 Tariff Preference Level Utilization NAFTA Exports
  • CFIA Updates to Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) in Alberta
  • Exportation of Live Animals, Hatching Eggs, and Animal Germplasm From the United States
  • USITC Seeks Public Comments on Proposals to Modify the Harmonized Tariff Schedule

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Transport &
Trade News

CN's rail traffic controllers ratify new collective agreement (2015-02-27) The four-year agreement covers approximately 180 rail traffic controllers in Canada. More...

Heavy ice impacting ferry service to and from Newfoundland & Labrador (2015-02-27) Current ice breaking operations not enough to allow Marine Atlantic ferry to provide reliable service. More...

Trans-Pacific carriers announce general rate increase for April (2015-02-26) TSA reaffirms its March 9 general rate increase and files a previously announced April 9 raise. More...

Total freight costs increased by 2.7 % in December for Canadian shippers (2015-02-26) Total freight costs continue to rise in December, driven by truckload activity. More...

U.S. truck tonnage index climbed 1.2 percent in January (2015-02-25) Compared with January 2014, the index increased 6.6%, which was the largest year-over-year gain in over a year. More...

EU ports retain stable volumes of seaborne goods over the years (2015-02-24) Despite a slight decrease in tonnage there are signs of a renewed recovery in EU port freight activity. More...

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