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Customs &
Trade News

Dumping of large steel line pipe from China and Japan injures Canadian industry. Anti-dumping and countervailing duties could soon be applicable to the goods under investigation. More...

Mandatory maritime container weight verification takes effect July 1, 2016. Shippers will have to certify the weight of every container as a condition for loading aboard a vessel. More...

New agreements will help to keep trade going in the event of animal disease outbreaks. Signing countries aim to help each other while maintaining trade in animals and products during an outbreak. More...

Crossing the border frequently? Make it simple, join NEXUS. The Canada - U.S. program is designed to simplify border crossings for pre-approved, low-risk travellers. More...

Technical documents: Government memorandums, notices and decisions

  • Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreement Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2016 Imports - Updated
  • Textiles and Clothing 2016 Tariff Preference Level Utilization NAFTA Exports - Updated
  • CITT Preliminary Injury Inquiry No. PI-2015-003 Welded large diameter carbon and alloy steel line pipe from China  and Japan. Determination of injury
  • Canadian Procedure for Verification of the Gross Mass of Packed Containers. Transport Canada Ship Safety Bulletin

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Transport &
Trade News

Building of new Vancouver container examination facility to begin next month (2016-05-30) The base building is expected to be completed in June 2017 and the facility should be operational in 2018. More...

Trade association urges approval of container weighing by terminals (2016-05-30) Some marine terminals would weigh containers and that weight could then be used to fulfill the VGM requirement. More...

Port of Oakland's largest terminal makes pick-up appointments mandatory (2016-05-30) Terminal is making appointments mandatory for most containerized import pick-ups. More...

Canadian shippers' cost increased by 1.5% in March (2016-05-27) Canadian General Freight Index shows base rates increased by 2.0% from February. More...

Freight flows across NAFTA dropped almost six percent in March (2016-05-27) The value of U.S.-Canada freight flows fell 8.8 percent to $46.4 billion. More...

American truck tonnage index fell 2.1 percent in April (2016-05-26) Year-to-date tonnage was up 3.5% compared with the same period in 2015, propelled by a very strong February. More...

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