The Government of Canada published the final Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) in the Canada Gazette on Wednesday. They will come into force on January 15, 2019.

The period between the final publication of the regulations in the Gazette and coming into force is meant to give businesses time to familiarize themselves with and prepare for the new …


 

Canada’s Minister of International Trade, Francois-Philippe Champagne, introduced legislation in the House of Commons on Thursday for the implementation of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

The CPTPP will set a new standard for free trade agreements in the Asia-Pacific region by including robust and enforceable provisions in areas such as labour and the environment.

The …


 

Negotiators from the European Union (EU) and Chile met in Brussels from May 28 to June 1 for the 3rd round of negotiations for a new, modernised trade agreement.

Over the course of the round the negotiating teams discussed all the issues covered by the agreement, such as market access for goods, services and investment, technical barriers to trade, …


 

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal announced on May 31 the continuation of its November 2012 finding concerning the dumping of liquid dielectric transformers from the Republic of Korea.

Last December the Canada Border Services Agency had determined that the expiry of the Tribunal’s findings was likely to result in the continuation or resumption of dumping of the subject goods.…