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Customs &
Trade News

Final determinations of dumping/subsidizing on large line pipe from China and Japan. Tribunal will now determine if the dumping and subsidizing are causing prejudice to Canadian industry. More...

Barley products and wheat products tariff rate quotas will be filled on October 14, 2016. The "over access commitment" rates of duty will be applicable until July 31, 2017. More...

Mandatory electronic travel pre-authorization for visitors delayed until November 10. Except for U.S. citizens, foreign nationals will have to obtain an electronic travel authorization. More...

Opening of new CBSA building at the Sault Ste. Marie International Bridge. Work on the new CBSA Commercial facilities will be ongoing through to March 2018. More...

Construction at Derby Line, Vermont border crossing to cause delays. Project includes a new commercial inspection building with a 2 bay commercial loading dock. More...

Air cargo security screening program set to begin on October 17. Air cargo could be screened and made secure as early as when it is packed. More...

Technical documents: Government memorandums, notices and decisions

  • Gypsum Board from United States of America. Preliminary Determination Reasons
  • Large diameter carbon and alloy steel line pipe from China and Japan. Notice of Final Determinations
  • Memorandum D3-3-1 Freight Forwarder Pre-arrival and Reporting Requirements
  • Memorandum D17-1-22 Accounting for the Harmonized Sales Tax, Provincial Sales Tax, Provincial Tobacco Tax and Alcohol Markup/Fee on Casual Importations in the Courier and Commercial Streams
  • Notice to Importers - Items 162 to 181 - Wheat Products SER-888
  • Notice to Importers - Items 183 to 191 - Barley Products SER-889
  • Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreement Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2016 Imports - Updated
  • Textiles and Clothing 2016 Tariff Preference Level Utilization NAFTA Exports - Updated
  • CFIA Meat Hygiene Directives: MHD 2016-31 Chapter 11 of the Meat Hygiene Manual of Procedures - United States, Annex U-1

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Transport &
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Cross-border freight flows within NAFTA decreased 10 percent in July (2016-09-23) . From July 2015 to July 2016, the value of U.S.-Canada freight flows fell 10.7 percent. More...

Port of Los Angeles reports busiest month since 2006 (2016-09-23) . August was the second busiest month in the Port's 109-year history. More...

Air Canada begins construction on a new hangar at Toronto Pearson (2016-09-23) . Once completed it will be able to accommodate up to 3 wide body and 2 narrow body aircraft. More...

Port of Prince Rupert new navigation system now operational (2016-09-22) Shore-based radar system enhances marine safety as Prince Rupert vessel traffic grows. More...

American truck tonnage index jumped 5.7% in August (2016-09-22) Compared with August 2015, the index rose 5.9%, the largest year-over-year gain since May. More...

Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy still causing widespread disruptions (2016-09-22) Ongoing confusion remains about the location of cargo and where it will be unloaded. More...

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