PROVISIONAL ANTI-DUMPING DUTY IS PAYABLE ON WATERPROOF FOOTWEAR FROM CHINA & VIETNAM

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) made a preliminary determination of injury respecting waterproof footwear or rubber and thermoplastic originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China and from Vietnam. As a result, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) will now collect provisional duty pending the


PROVISIONAL ANTI-DUMPING DUTY IS PAYABLE ON WATERPROOF FOOTWEAR FROM CHINA & VIETNAM

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) made a preliminary determination of injury respecting waterproof footwear or rubber and thermoplastic originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China and from Vietnam. As a result, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) will now collect provisional duty pending the


CHANGES TO CLEARANCE PROCESS FOR “HAND-CARRIED” COMMERCIAL SAMPLE IMPORTS AT MONTRÉAL’S PIERRE ELLIOT TRUDEAU INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has initiated new release procedures for “hand-carried” samples arriving at Montréal’s Trudeau Airport.

Under the previous process, the CBSA allowed customs brokers to submit declarations for arriving passengers using the Release on Minimum Documentation (RMD) process. Effective immediately,


CHANGES TO CLEARANCE PROCESS FOR “HAND-CARRIED” COMMERCIAL SAMPLE IMPORTS AT MONTRÉAL’S PIERRE ELLIOT TRUDEAU INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has initiated new release procedures for “hand-carried” samples arriving at Montréal’s Trudeau Airport.

Under the previous process, the CBSA allowed customs brokers to submit declarations for arriving passengers using the Release on Minimum Documentation (RMD) process. Effective immediately,


WHTI (WESTERN HEMISPHERE TRAVEL INITIATIVE)

The Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI) is a U.S. law that requires all travelers, including U.S. and Canadian citizens, to present a valid passport or other approved secure document when entering the United States from within the western hemisphere. It is being implemented in two stages:

 

  • For air travel, the law came into effect

CANADA-EUROPEAN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT (CEFTA) COMING INTO FORCE ON JULY 1, 2009

The Government of Canada received “Royal Assent” to implement a free trade agreement with the states of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA): Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. Canada and the EFTA officially signed the free trade agreement on January 26, 2008.

Two-way trade with the EFTA member


TARIFF RELIEF RECOMMENDED ON WOVEN POLYESTER WARP PILE FABRIC

In request number TR-8-0037, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) recommended to the Minister of Finance that tariff relief be granted on importations from all countries on the following warp pile fabric:

  • Knitted warp pile fabric, cut, solely of polyester, including the ground fabric, brushed, for use in the manufacture of