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Customs &
Trade News

July 1, 2018

Surtaxes imposed on certain products originating in the United States

Starting July 1, 2018, certain goods originating from the U.S. are subject to a surtax that will apply to commercial shipments as well as goods being imported by travellers above their personal exemptions.

The surtax is part of countermeasures from the Government of Canada in response to unjustified tariffs imposed by the U.S. on Canadian steel and aluminum products.

The list of goods is available on the Department of Finance website.

Further information is available in Customs Notice 18-08 and in Memorandum D16-1-1.


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