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Customs &
Trade News

Canadian businesses face challenges and opportunities in global trade. Companies face challenges in attempting to become an exporter or expand their export markets. More...

U.S. launches anti-dumping investigation on imports of structural steel from Canada. The United States International Trade Commission investigates imports from Canada, China and Mexico. More...

Tariffs from trade wars are changing the flow of world trade. Tariffs alter global competitiveness to the advantage of firms operating in countries not directly affected by them. More...

Economic growth continues to slow down in most major economies. The OECD's indicators point to easing growth in Canada, the U.S. and the euro area as a whole. More...

Technical documents: Government memorandums, notices and decisions

  • CBSA Notice of Conclusion of Normal Value Review - Oil Country Tubular Goods 2 - HLD CLARK
  • Message to Industry: Turkey and Turkey Products - Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) for the 2019-2020 allocation year
  • Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreement Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2019 Imports - Updated
  • Textiles and Clothing 2019 Tariff Preference Level Utilization NAFTA Exports - Updated
  • Plant Protection Policy Directive D-18-01: Phytosanitary import requirements for propagative material of Rubus and Ribes species from all origins
  • Plant Protection Policy Directive D-17-04: Canadian Green Sawn Wood Certification Program. Phytosanitary export requirements
  • CITT Appeal No. AP-2017-063 Classification of various locksets and parts of locksets

Previous Issues

 

Transport &
Trade News

CN will increase rail capacity at Port of Vancouver's Burrard Inlet corridor (2019-02-15) Project will double a section of rail that links terminals to the national rail network. More...

Port of Long Beach's January container levels close to last year's numbers (2019-02-15) Port handled 657,286 TEUs, a 0.1% decrease compared to the January 2018 record. More...

Port of Halifax terminal orders super post-Panamax crane (2019-02-14) Building on the development of a new berth extension and the arrival of bigger ships. More...

List of top 100 truck bottlenecks released by U.S. research institute (2019-02-14) American Transportation Research Institute's list of most congested bottlenecks for trucks in the United States. More...

Sulphur and greenhouse gas reduction issues are a priority for Chamber of Shipping (2019-02-13) The 2020 IMO global sulphur cap will be the regulatory game changer of the decade. More...

American retail imports still strong as possible March tariff hike approaches (2019-02-13) Retailers seem to be bringing spring merchandise into the country early in case tariffs go up in March. More...

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