The Canada Border Services Agency’s (CBSA) Memorandum D13-4-12 provides information concerning the treatment of commissions and brokerage* when calculating the value for duty of imported goods.

Commissions and brokerage are amounts paid to intermediaries who help in the conclusion of a sale, on behalf of the vendor or on behalf of the purchaser.

Selling agents, buying agents and brokers …


 

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal’s December 2008 finding (renewed in 2013) concerning the dumping and subsidizing of certain thermoelectric containers that provide cooling and/or warming originating in or exported from China, is scheduled to expire on December 8, 2018, unless the Tribunal has initiated an expiry review.

Under Canadian law, findings of injury or threat of injury and the …


 

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal’s November 2013 finding concerning the dumping and subsidizing of certain silicon metal originating in or exported from China, is scheduled to expire on November 18, 2018, unless the Tribunal has initiated an expiry review.

Under Canadian law, findings of injury or threat of injury and the associated special protection in the form of anti-dumping …


 

Statistics Canada announced that the country’s merchandise trade deficit with the world narrowed from $743 million in June to $114 million in July, the smallest deficit since the most recent surplus in December 2016.

The federal agency reports that total exports increased 0.8% to a record $51.3 billion, despite declines in 6 of 11 product sections. Exports of energy …


 

The Government of Canada launched a consultation on the scope of potential negotiations toward a possible free trade agreement (FTA) with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

The members of of the ASEAN are Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

With a population of approximately 643 million and …