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Trade News

Tribunal to report on unintended impacts of anti-dumping duties on gypsum board. CITT to report on whether duties would cause significant harm to consumers or business. More...

Dumping of concrete reinforcing bar from 6 countries injures Canadian industry, says Tribunal. Anti-dumping duties could soon be applicable to the goods under investigation. More...

Canada will prohibit the importation of certain products containing HFCs. Hydrofluorocarbons are used extensively for air-conditioning and refrigeration. More...

U.S. will file new WTO case against China's export restraints on key raw materials. The U.S. seeks to extend and reinforce gains obtained in two previous WTO challenges. More...

Reminder: Data from ocean shipments transiting through the U.S. can be made public. The importer or exporter can submit a request for confidential treatment to U.S. Customs. More...

Technical documents: Government memorandums, notices and decisions

  • Customs Notice 16-20 Deconsolidation Notice - Paper Options for Warehouse Operators, Terminal Operators and Freight Forwarders
  • Notice to Exporters - Softwood lumber exports to the United States: Possible company exclusions process regarding a potential United States investigation into imports of certain Canadian softwood lumber products into the United States
  • Beef and Veal (Items 114 to 116 on the Import Control List) - Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) Quantities available for reallocation
  • Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreement Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2016 Imports - Updated
  • Textiles and Clothing 2016 Tariff Preference Level Utilization NAFTA Exports - Updated
  • Preliminary Injury Inquiry No. PI-2016-002 Concrete reinforcing bar from Belarus, Portugal, Spain, Japan, Chinese Taipei  and Hong Kong. Injury determination
  • Appeal No. AP-2014-024 Tariff classification of various models of bathroom vanity and mirror sets
  • Inquiry No. NQ-2016-002 and Reference No. GC-2016-001 Gypsum board from the United States for use or consumption in certain provinces/territories

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Transport &
Trade News

Panama Canal reports strong container traffic in fiscal year 2016 (2016-10-21) A total of 13,114 vessels transited the Panama Canal during the fiscal year ending September 30. More...

Canadian freight volume index up 5 percent in September (2016-10-21) TransCore's Intra-Canada load volumes were up 13 percent compared to September 2015. More...

Canadian railways' carload freight traffic rises in early October (2016-10-20) Second weeks total carloads were up 11.9 percent and intermodal units were down 0.1 percent. More...

Port of Virginia container growth continued in September (2016-10-20) Year-to-date, the port's container volume is up 2 percent and rail units up 12 percent. More...

Container shipping market will soon recover says Drewry (2016-10-19) Hanjin's receivership was the bottoming out of the container shipping market and a gradual recovery is now expected. More...

American truck tonnage index contracted 5.8% in September (2016-10-19) Compared with September 2015, the index fell 0.7%, the first year-over-year decline since October 2015. More...

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