01
Mar

Excise duty rates increasing on certain products on April 1, 2024

Excise duty rates on spirits, wine, beer, certain tobacco products increase periodically. The Canada Revenue Agency keeps a web page indicating current and historical rates per product. This page provides…

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01
Mar

CARM Release 2 Playbook and User Guides are now available!

The CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM) digital initiative is changing how CBSA assesses and collects duties and taxes on commercial goods imported into Canada. Before May 2024, importers and…

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26
Jan

CBSA finds dumping would resume if duties expired on steel welded pipe from several countries

On August 21, 2023, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) initiated an expiry review of its order made in October 2018 concerning the dumping of certain carbon steel welded pipe…

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19
Jan

Canada challenges U.S. decision to maintain duties on Canadian softwood lumber

Canada officially filed a notice of intent to challenge the United States International Trade Commission’s (USITC) decision to maintain duties on Canadian softwood lumber products, under Chapter 10 of the…

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19
Jan

U.S. imposes anti-dumping duty on tin mill steel products from Canada

Earlier this month the U.S. Department of Commerce announced its findings that imports of tin mill products from Canada, China, Germany, and the Republic of Korea are being unfairly priced,…

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12
Dec

Have you taken the important steps required to register on the CARM client portal?

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has officially announced the intention for CARM to go live on May 13th 2024. The CSBA Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM) project stands as…

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08
Dec

Reminder: Blanket certificates of origin need to be renewed for 2024

Blanket certificates of origin, whether for CUSMA or for other free trade agreements, are usually set to begin on January 1 and to expire, twelve months later, on December 31….

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08
Dec

U.S. trade commission renews finding that Canadian lumber imports injure U.S. industry

The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) announced that it determined that revoking the existing antidumping and countervailing duty orders on certain softwood lumber products from Canada would be likely to…

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08
Dec

Canada’s merchandise trade surplus reached $3.0 billion in October

Statistics Canada announced that the country’s merchandise imports fell 2.8% in October, while exports edged up 0.1%. As a result, Canada’s merchandise trade surplus with the world widened from $1.1…

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24
Nov

Tribunal finds dumping/subsidizing of certain wind towers from China injure Canadian industry

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal found that the dumping and subsidizing of certain steel utility wind towers and sections thereof originating in or exported from China have caused injury to…

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