Global Affairs Canada is inviting stakeholders to provide their opinions regarding a possible regulatory amendment which could result in the addition of Japan and Mexico to the the Automatic Firearms Country Control List (AFCCL).

The AFCCL is a list of countries that the Government of Canada has deemed it appropriate to permit the export of automatic firearms to, and …


 

Global Affairs Canada announced the publication of the Consolidated Special Economic Measures Act Sanctions List. The list contains the individuals and entities named in the schedules of sanctions regulations made under the Special Economic Measures Act.

The consolidated list is one of the commitments the government made in July in response to recommendations made by the House of Commons …


 

Canada, Mexico and the United States announced that they concluded the Fourth Round of renegotiation and modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which took place in Arlington, Virginia, from October 11-17, 2017.

According to a trilateral statement issued after the round, “the parties have now put forward substantially all initial text proposals. New proposals have created …


 

After completing its preliminary injury inquiry the Canadian International Trade Tribunal announced that it found a reasonable indication that the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of certain polyethylene terephthalate resin (PET resin) from China, India, Oman and Pakistan has caused injury to the domestic industry.

In August the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated an investigation into the alleged …


 

On April 1st, 2018 the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) will implement the Single Window Initiative (or SWI), which will streamline data transfer for shipments requiring additional reporting or approval.

As one of the first of two customs brokers in Canada certified to process customs clearances using the SWI, Omnitrans continues to be a market leader for customs and …