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Customs &
Trade News

Bill to implement Canada-U.S. preclearance agreement gets Royal Assent. The two countries agreed to expand preclearance to a number of new Canadian locations. More...

Tribunal to review expiry of duties on steel welded pipe from six countries. Finding is scheduled to expire unless CBSA and Tribunal decide to maintain it. More...

Reminder: Blanket certificates of origin need to be renewed for 2018. Most blanket certificates are filled-out to expire on December 31 and have to be renewed. More...

List of CBSA Holidays and maintenance outages for next year. The Canada Border Services Agency official Holidays and EDI system maintenance dates for 2018. More...

EU-Japan free trade negotiations conclude successfully. Agreement will open up trade, services markets, e-commerce, telecommunications and transport. More...

Technical documents: Government memorandums, notices and decisions

  • Customs Notice 17-37 January 1, 2018 Version of the Departmental Consolidation of the Customs Tariff
  • Customs Tariff 2018
  • Carbon Steel Welded Pipe from Chinese Taipei, India, Oman, Korea, Thailand and the United Arab Emirate. Expiry Review Investigation
  • Automatic Firearms Country Control List - Order Amending. Adding Ukraine to the list
  • Textiles and Clothing 2017 Tariff Preference Level Utilization NAFTA Exports - Updated
  • Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreement Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2017 Imports - Updated
  • Canadian Automated Export Declaration (CAED). The 2017 version of CAED will expire on January 31, 2018
  • Canadian Export Classification. The 20187 edition of Canadian Export Classification is now available
  • CITT Review No. NQ-2012-003R Certain carbon steel welded pipe originating in or exported from Chinese Taipei. Finding and reasons issued.
  • CITT Expiry Review No. RR-2017-005 Carbon steel welded pipe originating in or exported from Chinese Taipei, the Republic of India, the Sultanate of Oman, the Republic of Korea, Thailand, the Republic of Turkey and the United Arab Emirates
  • CITT Inquiry No. NQ-2017-001 Silicon Metal from Brazil, Kazakhstan, Laos, Malaysia, Norway and Thailand. Reasons issued
  • USITC determines that a U.S. industry is materially injured by reason of imports of softwood lumber from Canada

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Transport &
Trade News

Green Marine ship owners reduced their GHG emissions (2017-12-15) Data gathering and analysis indicate an average annual reduction in GHG intensity of 1.4%. More...

Port of Quebec proposes building new container terminal (2017-12-15) Port cites distinctive advantage of 15 meters water depth and full intermodality. More...

Shipping on the Great Lakes up slightly in November (2017-12-14) Freighters moved 8.5 million tons of cargo on the Great Lakes in the month of November. More...

Port of Long Beach set to handle more than 7 million containers this year (2017-12-14) A total of 612,659 twenty-foot equivalent units moved through Long Beach in November. More...

U.S. retailers' October imports up 5.9 percent year-over-year (2017-12-13) Total for 2017 is expected to reach 20 million TEU, topping last year's record 18.8 million TEU by 6.4%. More...

Port of Vancouver sees significant decrease in air pollutant emissions (2017-12-13) Emissions have decreased significantly since 2010 despite an increase in trade through the port. More...

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