11
Nov

Reminder: Blanket certificates of origin need to be renewed for 2023

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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04
Nov

Tribunal to review expiry of duties on steel line pipe from Korea

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal initiated an expiry review of its finding made in January 2018, to determine if the expiry of the finding is likely to lead to continued…

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04
Nov

Canada and the European Union sign mutual trusted traders recognition arrangement

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced the signing of a Mutual Recognition Agreement with the European Union’s (EU) Taxation and Customs Union (TAXUD) to honour each other’s Trusted Trader…

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28
Oct

New measures aimed at strengthening Canada’s trade remedy system

The Special Import Measures Act (SIMA) has been amended and the Canada Border Services Agency’s (CBSA) related policies have been modified following the Royal Assent given to the Federal Budget…

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14
Oct

WCO launches a study on a possible strategic review of the Harmonized System

The World Customs Organization (WCO) has set up a project team for a two-year period to conduct an exploratory study on a possible strategic review of the Harmonized System (HS)….

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14
Oct

Canada-Indonesia and Canada-ASEAN free trade talks are still progressing

Canada’s Minister of International Trade, Mary Ng, concluded a visit to Indonesia during which she met with a number of Indonesian government officials to strengthen bilateral trade talks. Minister Ng…

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02
Sep

Tax on importation of select luxury items comes into effect on September 1st

The Government of Canada is implementing a Select Luxury Items Tax on the importation of certain vehicles and aircraft valued above $100,000 and certain vessels valued above $250,000. The luxury…

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02
Sep

Canada challenges U.S. duties on softwood lumber under CUSMA trade agreement

The Government of Canada filed notices challenging, under Chapter 10 of the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA), the final results of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s third administrative reviews of its…

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12
Aug

Global air cargo demand tended to stabilize in June

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released June 2022 data on global air cargo markets. Global demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometers, was 6.4% below June 2021 levels (-6.6% for international…

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12
Aug

WTO members show restraint in trade-restrictive measures despite economic uncertainty

Members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) continued to exercise restraint in imposing trade restrictions according to the WTO Director-General’s mid-year report on trade-related developments covering mid-October 2021 to mid-May…

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