The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) have mutually agreed to conditionally extend the transition period from the legacy GCP program (Canadian Greenhouse Certification Program [CGCP] and United States Greenhouse Certification program [USGCP]) to the United States – Canada Greenhouse-Grown Plant Certification Program (GCP) until December 17, 2021.

The extension applies …


 

Effective January 15, 2022, exporters for commercial food and animal commodities destined for the European Union (EU) will be required to use updated export certificates. Export certificates can be accessed through the Trade Control and Expert System New Technology (TRACES NT), which serves as the EU’s e-certification system. The updated export certificates are the result of the EU …


 

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has today extended the preliminary phase of the investigation into the alleged injurious dumping of certain oil country tubular goods from Austria.

The Special Import Measures Act (SIMA) provides that, under normal circumstances, the preliminary stage of the investigation shall be completed within 90 days of the date of initiation. Subsection 39(1) of …


 

The union representing Canadian customs officers announced that its members have voted overwhelmingly in favour of the tentative agreement with the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA).

The union members held a one day work-to-rule strike action in early August which hit Canadian airports, land borders, commercial shipping ports and postal facilities and promptly reached a tentative agreement with the …


 

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal initiated an expiry review of its October 2016 finding to determine if the expiry of the finding is likely to lead to continued or resumed dumping of welded large diameter carbon and alloy steel line pipe from China and Japan, and the subsidizing of these goods from China, and if this would be likely …


 

Global Affairs Canada advises that the 2021-2022 tariff rate quota (TRQ) for wheat products will be filled as of 11:59 p.m. local time on October 20, 2021.

Once the TRQ level is reached, General Import Permit No. 20 – Wheat and Wheat Products and Barley and Barley Products (GIP No. 20) will be suspended in respect to the relevant …


 

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) made a preliminary determination of dumping respecting certain oil country tubular goods from Mexico.

Provisional duties at rates ranging from 51.1% to 128.4% will now be payable on the subject goods that are released from customs on or after September 28, 2021.

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) will now formally determine if …