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Customs &
Trade News

CBSA finds dumping would resume if duties expired on steel plate from Ukraine. Tribunal will now determine whether the expiry is likely to result in injury to Canadian industry. More...

Barley Products tariff rate quota will be filled on October 3, 2014. The "over access commitment" rates of duty will be applicable until July 31, 2015. More...

Potatoes from the U.S. for use or consumption in British Columbia assigned new values. Revision may result in a change to duties being assessed on importations of these goods. More...

Canada and Israel are negotiating mutual recognition of trusted traders programs. Canada has mutual recognition agreements with the U.S., Japan, Korea, and Singapore. More...

Canada announces further sanctions against Russia. Additional sanctions against Russian individuals, Russian manufacturers and institutions. More...

Technical documents: Government memorandums, notices and decisions

  • Customs Notice 14-018 Importers Listed Under Transport Canada's Pre-clearance Programs - Appendix F and Appendix G
  • CBSA - SIMA - Certain concrete reinforcing bar originating in or exported from China, Korea, and Turkey. Preliminary Determinations
  • Excise Duty Memorandum EDM1-5-1 Rates of Excise Duty
  • Canada Announces Further Sanctions against Russia
  • DFTAD - Beef and veal TRQ: Quantities available for reallocation this week.
  • DFATD -Softwood Lumber exports to U.S. 17-7-2014- The prevailing monthly price for October 2014 exceeds US $355
  • Notice to Importers SER-857 - The barley products tariff rate quota (TRQ) will be filled on October 3, 2014
  • CFIA Meat Hygiene Directives: MHD 2014-20 Chapter 11 - Section - Brazil
  • CITT Inquiry No. NQ-2014-001 Concrete reinforcing bar originating in or exported from China, Korea, and Turkey

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Transport &
Trade News

Marine vessels' operating costs and safety to be object of new research program (2014-09-19) Program will focus on technologies and processes for reducing operating costs of vessels. More...

Cleveland's Seaway container service to Antwerp will expand (2014-09-19) Lake Erie's Cleveland-Europe Express service will add a second vessel next spring. More...

Number of cargo thefts in U.S. decreases, along with average loss value (2014-09-18) FreightWatch reports number of cargo thefts declined by 12% in May to July period. More...

Analyst expects container shipping costs to fall (2014-09-18) Despite tighter capacity conditions of late, container shipping remains plagued by too much capacity. More...

Hong Kong airport saw remarkable cargo growth in August (2014-09-17) . Cargo throughput to and from Southeast Asia and Mainland China improved most. More...

CP railway and traffic controllers ratify a record six-year labour agreement (2014-09-17) CP currently has two other Canadian labour agreements open to negotiation. More...

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