TPL ON COTTON & MAN-MADE APPAREL FROM THE U.S. IS 100% UTILIZED

 

As of May 5, 2011, the TPL utilization for cotton and man-made apparel produced in the United States from non-originating materials is fully utilized.

 

Since the utilization level has reached 100%, shipments of these goods are subject to MFN duty rates (17-18%).

 

Last year at


STEEL GRATING FROM CHINA IS SUBJECT TO ANTI-DUMPING & COUNTERVAILING DUTIES

 

 

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) has determined that the dumping and subsidizing of steel grating originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China has caused injury or retardation to the domestic industry.

 

The subject goods are defined as:

 

·      metal bar


STEEL GRATING FROM CHINA IS SUBJECT TO ANTI-DUMPING & COUNTERVAILING DUTIES

 

 

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) has determined that the dumping and subsidizing of steel grating originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China has caused injury or retardation to the domestic industry.

 

The subject goods are defined as:

 

·      metal bar


ELIMINATION OF ITINERANT CARRIER CODES AFFECTS PROCESS FOR ‘HAND CARRIED’ COMMERCIAL SHIPMENTS

 

Due to the elimination of the Itinerant Carrier Codes that was effective on April 1, 2011, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has changed release procedures for "hand-carried" commercial shipments (e.g. samples) arriving with passengers at Canadian International Airports.

 

CBSA now requires the presentation of a


CANADA-COLOMBIA FTA UPDATE – COLOMBIA APPROVES AGREEMENT

 

The Colombian Constitutional Court has completed its review of the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and affirmed its constitutionality. Colombia is now ready to implement the agreement, and stated that it expects to do so by July 1.

 

The Canada-Colombia FTA was signed on Nov. 21, 2008 and received Canadian Royal