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CBSA finds dumping would resume if duties expired on copper pipe fittings from 3 countries. Tribunal will now determine whether the expiry is likely to result in injury to Canadian industry. More...

Customs consults on proposed changes to trusted traveller programs. Notion of applicant's "good character" would be replaced by detailed provisions, cancellations would be better defined. More...

U.S. and EU take China to WTO over restrictions on exports of raw materials. China currently imposes a set of export restrictions, including export duties and export quotas. More...

Up to 67 percent of developing countries' commodity exports go unreported. UNCTAD studied exports of cocoa, copper, gold and oil from Chile, Côte d'Ivoire, Nigeria, South Africa and Zambia. More...

Technical documents: Government memorandums, notices and decisions

  • Customs Notice 16-19 Update to the Implementation of the Accounts Receivable Ledger
  • CBSA - SIMA - Copper pipe fittings from the United States, Korea and China - Expiry Review Decision
  • Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreement Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2016 Imports - Updated 2016-07-18
  • Textiles and Clothing 2016 Tariff Preference Level Utilization NAFTA Exports - Updated 2016-07-18
  • CFIA - Updated information with respect to the avian influenza situation in Ontario - Restrictions imposed by foreign trading partners
  • CFIA - Meat Hygiene Manual of Procedures - Chap. 11 MHMP/MMHV - Section 11.7.3 – Guatemala / Guatemala
  • CFIA - Meat Hygiene Manual of Procedures - Chap. 11 MHMP/MMHV - Section 11.7.3 – European Union / Union Européenne
  • CFIA Meat and Poultry Products Manual of Procedures: Annex 1 List of Establishments Approved to Export to Ukraine
  • CFIA Meat Hygiene Directives:
    - MHD 2016-19 Chapter 11 – United States – Section 11.7.3 (2016-07-19)
    - MHD 2016-18 Chapter 11 – European Union – Section 11.7.3 (2016-07-18)
    - MHD 2016-24 Chapter 11 of the Meat Hygiene Manual of Procedures – Guatemala - Section 11.7.3 (2016-07-13)

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Hong Kong airport's cargo volume up 5.3 percent in June (2016-07-22) Exports and imports registered 5% and 2% growth, respectively, compared to June 2015. More...

Port of Oakland cargo up up 6 percent in first six months of 2016 (2016-07-22) The Port's terminals handled 1,152,608 TEUs from January to June 2016. More...

U.S. bound maritime cargo diversions through Canada on the rise (2016-07-21) U.S. lost market share in the North American container trade as both Mexico and Canada gained market share. More...

American truck tonnage index decreased 1.5% in June (2016-07-21) Tonnage is up 3.7% year-to-date compared with the same period in 2015. More... More...

Global container ship capacity being reduced by accelerated scrapping (2016-07-20) Drewry expects that a record 450,000teu of container ship capacity will be scrapped in just one year. More...

Port of Boston welcomes largest cargo ship to date (2016-07-20) East Coast and Gulf ports are seeing much larger ships calling from the Far East. More...

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