MANDATORY EDI CLEARANCES

This is a reminder that EDI clearances for PARS shipments arriving by truck into Canada will become mandatory on October 15, 2007. Paper entries will no longer be accepted by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), except in exceptional, pre-determined cases.

All shipments arriving at the border will not be processed by the CBSA unless the release


TARIFF RELIEF AVAILABLE TO IMPORTERS OF MANUFACTURING INPUTS

The Department of Finance is committed to fostering growth and competitiveness of Canadian manufacturers.

Omnitrans has helped many importers file successful representations regarding their specific relief requests. Duty savings realized are significant. Importers unable to source their purchases from Canadian producers should consider this program.

For information on how to ensure all


DUTY DRAWBACK OPPORTUNITIES SHOULD NOT BE MISSED

Companies that pay duty on imported goods are eligible for a refund (drawback) of that duty if the goods were:

  • exported in the same conditio
  • exported after having been further manufactured or processed

Drawback on “same-condition” goods is applicable even if the goods are exported to the United States and Mexico.

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