FASTENERS (SCREWS & BOLTS) FROM CHINA AND TAIWAN – NORMAL VALUE REVIEW HAS BEEN COMPLETED

On February 23, 2009, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) concluded its re-investigation of the normal values, export prices, and amounts of subsidy for certain carbon steel fasteners originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China (China), and Chinese Taipei (Taiwan).

Subject goods


CANADA TO RESTRICT THE USE OF CERTAIN CHEMICALS IN COSMETICS & CONSUMER PRODUCTS

Health Canada has announced that certain chemicals considered to be harmful substances will be prohibited or restricted. The substances are normally used in cosmetics and various consumer goods, including manufacturing inputs.

The Minister of Health and Environment have concluded that the following chemicals are potentially harmful to


FASTENERS (SCREWS & BOLTS) FROM CHINA AND TAIWAN – NORMAL VALUE REVIEW HAS BEEN COMPLETED

On February 23, 2009, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) concluded its re-investigation of the normal values, export prices, and amounts of subsidy for certain carbon steel fasteners originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China (China), and Chinese Taipei (Taiwan).

Subject goods


CANADA TO RESTRICT THE USE OF CERTAIN CHEMICALS IN COSMETICS & CONSUMER PRODUCTS

Health Canada has announced that certain chemicals considered to be harmful substances will be prohibited or restricted. The substances are normally used in cosmetics and various consumer goods, including manufacturing inputs.

The Minister of Health and Environment have concluded that the following chemicals are potentially harmful to


QUÉBEC SPRING THAW RESTRICTIONS

The Québec Ministry of Transport will implement the annual spring thaw weight restrictions in March 2009. Effective March 1, 2009 Canadian Pacific will not accept/ingate any overweight containers. Shipment weights must be reduced and evenly distributed in the unit in order to avoid possible charges and fines associated with overweight loads. Canadian Pacific will not accept


SERIOUS DELAYS AT CN MONTRÉAL

CN is experiencing difficulty receiving containers due to a new system installed in their Montréal terminal.

As a result, serious delays and backlogs have occurred.

For updates and status, please contact your Client Representative.

OMNILOGISTICS INC.


EXTENSION OF MOST-FAVOURED-NATION TARIFF TREATMENT TO LIBYA

The government of Canada has extended Most-Favoured-Nation (MFN) tariff treatment to Libya as part of the normalization of relations between Canada and Libya. Prior to this extension, goods from Libya were subject to the General Tariff rate of 35%.

Under its World Trade Organization (WTO) obligations, Canada grants MFN tariff treatment to all


NOTICE TO CANPASS AIR AND NEXUS MEMBERS

Business travellers may be interested to know that laptops, briefcases, and similar business items used in the normal course of business may be declared through the Nexus lane. The same applies to Canpass Air members. These items are not considered as commercial goods and are to be declared on form E311, Declaration Card.


PAPERLESS ELECTRONIC CARGO BOOKINGS IN KOCHI, INDIA

Cochin Port Trust has become the first e-port in India by computerizing of all its customer interface and internal back office processes.

The e-freight system will provide a single window facility to the trade for filing applications, receiving bills, payments and enquiries. Once fully operational, it will provide a real time interface with


Dès mercredi le 18 février 2009, les ports de Long Beach et de Los Angeles percevront les frais Clean Truck. Les clients importants des conteneurs aux ports de Long Beach ou de Los Angeles, ou qui ont des conteneurs arrivant et en transit aux ports susmentionnés par camion sont concernés par la Clean Truck Act.

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