Global Affairs Canada advises that the 2018-2019 tariff rate quota (TRQ) for barley products will be filled as of 11:59 pm local time on January 16, 2019.

The within access commitment tariff items will be closed and the “over access commitment” rates of duty will then be applicable until July 31, 2019.

Under TRQs, imports are subject to low …


 

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) concluded, on December 18, 2018, a normal value review to update the normal values and export prices applicable to certain concrete reinforcing bar (rebar) exported to Canada by two exporters from Turkey.

The normal value review is part of the CBSA’s enforcement of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal’s finding of a threat of …


 

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal announced on December 17, 2018 its finding that the dumping and subsidizing of sucker rods originating in or exported from China have caused injury to the domestic industry.

Anti-dumping and countervailing duties will therefore be collected by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) on importations of these goods.

The Tribunal’s inquiry and finding follow …


 

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) made a preliminary determination of dumping with respect to certain nitisinone capsules from Sweden.

Provisional duties at rates of up to 1,461% will be payable on the subject goods that are released from customs on or after December 20, 2018.

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal will now formally determine if the dumping is …


 

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency announced that food business owners across Canada can now apply for a licence under the new Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) by accessing the CFIA’s online portal, My CFIA.

Businesses that import food or prepare food for export or to be sent across provincial or territorial borders will now need to have …


 

The Government of Canada announced this week the Order Amending the United States Surtax Remission Order, which will provide targeted surtax relief on a broader range of products, including for specific companies facing particular circumstances, such as contractual obligations.

On July 1, 2018 Canada applied countermeasures on imports of steel, aluminum, and other products from the U.S. in response …


 

Blanket certificates of origin, whether for NAFTA or for other free trade agreements, are usually filled-out to begin on January 1 and to expire, twelve months later, on December 31.

As happens every year, the majority of blanket certificates in our databases are set to expire on December 31, 2018.

If you have not already done so, please make …