CANADA CUSTOMS DUTY & GST DEFERRAL, DRAWBACK & RELIEF PROGRAMS

 

Canadian Duty Deferral consists of three programs: Duty Drawback, Public Bonded Warehouse and Duties Relief.

 

GST relief consists of two programs: Exporter of Processing Services (EOPS) and Export Distribution Centre (EDC) programs, both of which have unique conditions and requirements.

 

Duty Deferral can reduce costs and improve


THE DESIGNER REMISSION ORDER HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 2014

 

The Designer Remission Order has been extended until December 31, 2014.

 

As a result of Budget 2010, tariffs on all textiles have been eliminated as of March 3, 2010 or will be phased out by January 1, 2015. The Department of Finance extended the tariff relief program


CANADA CUSTOMS DUTY & GST DEFERRAL, DRAWBACK & RELIEF PROGRAMS

 

Canadian Duty Deferral consists of three programs: Duty Drawback, Public Bonded Warehouse and Duties Relief.

 

GST relief consists of two programs: Exporter of Processing Services (EOPS) and Export Distribution Centre (EDC) programs, both of which have unique conditions and requirements.

 

Duty Deferral can reduce costs and improve


CONSUMER PRODUCTS CONTAINING LEAD (CONTACT WITH MOUTH) REGULATIONS

 

Health Canada has published a report on the proposed Consumer Products Containing Lead (Contact with Mouth) Regulations under the Hazardous Products Act.

 

Products affected by these regulations include:

  • Products, other than kitchen utensils, that are brought into contact with the user’s mouth in the course of normal use; (kitchen utensils

OMNITRANS CONSULTING SERVICES

 

Expert consulting and comprehensive trade advisory services can be critical to the success and overall profitability of our clients’ import activities.  Our professional and knowledgeable team provides leading customs and trade consulting services.

 

Over the last several years, the CBSA has undergone considerable changes in regulations and increased importer accountability.  In addition, the


NÉGOCIATIONS DE L’ACCORD DE LIBRE-ÉCHANGE CANADA-INDE

 

Le Canada et l’Inde ont convenu de commencer des négociations en vue d’un accord de libre-échange.  Les pays ont accepté d’explorer la possibilité d’un accord de partenariat économique approfondi au mois de novembre 2009.

 

En 2008, le commerce bilatéral avec l’Inde se chiffrait à 4 milliards USD.  Les importations de


CANADA-INDIA FREE TRADE AGREEMENT NEGOTIATIONS

 

Canada and India have agreed to begin free trade negotiations.  The countries agreed to explore the feasibility of a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement in November of 2009.

 

In 2008, two-way merchandise trade with India was US$ 4 billion.  Imports from India consisted mainly of chemical products, textiles and wearing apparel, miscellaneous


TRADE COMPLIANCE VERIFICATIONS – UPDATED PRIORITY LIST WITH HS REFERENCE

 

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) manages compliance with the tariff, origin, and valuation programs using the following two types of post-release verification processes:

  • Random verifications

  • National priority verifications

Random verifications

Random verifications are used to:

  • Measure revenue loss;

  • Provide statistically-valid compliance rates;

  • Establish client service activities; and

  • Promote