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Customs &
Trade News

Canada Border Services Agency updates its verification targets. Commodities are targeted for verification of origin, tariff classification and value for duty. More...

Mandatory electronic reporting for exporters to begin on June 30, 2020. The CBSA will no longer accept the form B13A, exports will have to be reported electronically. More...

Canada and the EU will allow safe trade in the event of an African swine fever outbreak. Canada and the EU would allow trade of swine and products in approved disease-free zones. More...

U.S. Customs seize container ship after finding almost 18 tons of cocaine on board. Seven shipping containers aboard the MSC Gayane held a record amount of cocaine. More...

Technical documents: Government memorandums, notices and decisions

  • Customs Notice 19-14 Mandatory electronic reporting for exporters
  • Customs Notice 18-16 (Revised) United States Surtax Remission Order
  • CBSA Trade Compliance Verifications July 2019
  • Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreement Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2019 Imports - Updated
  • Textiles and Clothing 2019 Tariff Preference Level Utilization NAFTA Exports - Updated
  • CFIA Notice to industry - Authenticity of honey in the Canadian marketplace
  • CFIA Notice to industry - Import restrictions for live Litopenaeus vannamei (whiteleg shrimp) from Texas and Florida

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Transport &
Trade News

IATA and ATA join forces for safe air transport of live animals (2019-07-16) . Ensuring that standards and best practices are in place around the world is a key priority. More...

Container carriers' market disruption seems likely as uncertainty mounts (2019-07-16) . Drewry says the container market is confronting more than its fair share of headwinds. More...

Panama Canal suspends implementation of draft restrictions (2019-07-15) ACP announces the suspension of the previously announced restriction on maximum authorized draft. More...

Port of Los Angeles breaks June and fiscal year records (2019-07-15) Six months into 2019 overall volumes have increased 5.3 percent compared to 2018. More...

Global air freight volumes remain weak according to IATA (2019-07-12) Demand in global air freight markets decreased by 3.4 percent in May 2019. More...

American retailers' import volumes kept rising in May (2019-07-12) NRF says imports for June are estimated at 1.87 million TEU, up only 0.8 percent year-over-year. More...

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