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Customs &
Trade News

Canada imposes safeguard measures on imports of certain steel products. The provisional safeguards on imports of seven products will come into force on October 25, 2018. More...

Ottawa grants relief of duty on U.S. steel and aluminum in certain instances. Remission order provides targeted relief from countermeasures for a number of steel and aluminum products. More...

Blanket certificates of origin need to be renewed for 2019. Most blanket certificates are filled-out to expire on December 31 and have to be renewed. More...

Canada's trade balance reaches a $526 million surplus in August. Exports decreased 1.1%, while imports declined 2.5%, creating the first surplus in two years. More...

Digital technologies will have a transformative impact on global trade, says WTO. Digital technologies are likely to reduce trade costs and boost trade significantly. More...

Technical documents: Government memorandums, notices and decisions

  • Customs Notice 18-15 Highway Sufferance Warehouse Closure (Ottawa, Ontario)
  • Customs Notice 18-14 Arctic Shipping Electronic Commercial Clearances Program
  • Beef and Veal (Items 114 to 116 on the Import Control Li st) - Quantities available for reallocation
  • Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreement Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2018 Imports - Updated
  • Textiles and Clothing 2018 Tariff Preference Level Utilization NAFTA Exports - Updated
  • CFIA Update to the List of establishments approved to export live or raw molluscan shellfish from Ireland to Canada
  • CFIA Reports Outbreak of African swine fever in China and Europe
  • CITT Appeal No. AP-2017-025 Canadian Tire Corporation Ltd. Classification of X Rocker Sound Chair with Bluetooth

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Transport &
Trade News

Panama Canal sets record annual cargo tonnage in fiscal year 2018 (2018-10-15) The container segment continued to be the leading market segment for tonnage through the Canal. More...

Hapag-Lloyd and Ocean Network Express to cooperate on feeder network (2018-10-15) Collaboration already started in Intra-Asia trade in August and will commence in Intra-Europe trade in October. More...

Port of Long Beach moved 8 million TEUs in past twelve months (2018-10-12) The port closed out its 2018 fiscal year having handled 8,000,929 TEUs. More...

Cargo movement on Great Lakes dropped eight percent in September (2018-10-12) Freighters moved 9.26 million tons of cargo on the lakes in the month of September. More...

Growth in global air freight traffic is slowing down according to airports association (2018-10-11) Airports Council International reports a 2.3% increase in global freight volumes in June. More...

American retailers expect imports to remain at near-record levels this month (2018-10-11) Despite a new round of tariffs retailers cannot quickly or easily change sourcing. More...

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