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Customs &
Trade News

Duties on copper pipe fittings from the U.S., Korea and China could expire next year. Tribunal is seeking opinions on whether it should let the finding expire or conduct an expiry review. More...

APEC publishes current state of members' duty reductions on environmental goods. China and South Korea among the latest for significant drops in duty tariff rates. More...

Global air freight growth slowed to two percent in 2015. IATA says the key markets of Europe and North America were basically flat last year. More...

Canadian breeding cattle and swine can now be exported to Georgia. Cattle and swine breeders can immediately begin exporting to this new market. More...

Technical documents: Government memorandums, notices and decisions

  • Customs Notice 16-04 Requests to Amend Tariff Treatment From Most-Favoured-Nation (MFN) to NAFTA
  • Memorandum D1-6-1 Authority to Act as an Agent. Revised, see memorandum
  • 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 Notice to Industry: Importation of Fresh Fruit and Vegetables with Sulphites
  • CFIA Proposed regulatory amendments to the Weed Seeds Order, 2005
  • CFIA Meat Hygiene Directives: MHD 2016-04 Chapter 11 - Ukraine - Section 11.7.3
  • CITT Expiry No. LE-2015-003 Copper pipe fittings from the United States the Republic of Korea and China
  • U.S. CBP: APHIS Fee increase for Commercial Vehicles
  • Refund of U.S. Duties Paid on Imports of Certain Wool Products

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Transport &
Trade News

U.S. goods and services deficit increased to $43.4 billion in December (2016-02-05) . Monthly exports were $0.5 billion less than November, imports were down $0.6 billion. More...

Mandatory container weighing will cause delays, uncertainties says Drewry (2016-02-05) . The impact on supply chains will depend on the delay in complying and the extent of non-compliance. More...

Asia Pacific airlines report small air cargo growth in 2015 (2016-02-04) International air cargo demand saw a 1.6% increase for the year, reflecting the slowdown in global trade conditions. More...

Great Lakes U.S. ships carried 23 percent less cargo in January despite milder winter (2016-02-04) Iron ore cargos decreased 20 percent while coal loadings tumbled 68 percent. More...

Maritime piracy persists worldwide despite reductions in key areas (2016-02-03) IMB's Piracy Reporting Centre recorded 246 incidents in 2015, one more than in 2014. More...

Port of Oakland terminal operator goes bankrupt after announcing pull-out (2016-02-03) The Port said it will work to ensure the terminal's customers aren't left adrift by the decision. More...

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