Seventy-five members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) have announced this week the start of formal WTO talks to establish global rules for e-commerce.

Global Affairs Canada points out that, while e-commerce has been discussed at the WTO since 1998, the only concrete outcome to date has been the commitment to not impose customs duties on electronic transmissions, a …


 

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal’s finding of March 2009 (renewed in 2014) concerning the dumping and subsidizing of certain aluminum extrusions from China is scheduled to expire on March 16, 2019, unless the Tribunal has initiated an expiry review.

Under Canadian law, findings of injury or threat of injury and the associated special protection in the form of anti-dumping …