ANTI-DUMPING & COUNTERVAILING DUTY ON ALUMINUM EXTRUSIONS FROM CHINA

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has completed its investigation and has determined that certain aluminum extrusions originating in or exported from the People’ s Republic of China, have been dumped and subsidized, and that the margins of dumping and the amounts of subsidy are not insignificant. Therefore, anti-dumping and countervailing


POSSIBLE ANTI-DUMPING DUTY ON WATERPROOF FOOTWEAR FROM CHINA AND VIETNAM

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has received a complaint from the Shoe Manufacturers Association of Canada that certain waterproof footwear originating in or exported from China and Vietnam is being dumped, causing injury to Canadian producers.

As a result, the CBSA is seeking information from importers to determine if


ANTI-DUMPING & COUNTERVAILING DUTY ON ALUMINUM EXTRUSIONS FROM CHINA

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has completed its investigation and has determined that certain aluminum extrusions originating in or exported from the People’ s Republic of China, have been dumped and subsidized, and that the margins of dumping and the amounts of subsidy are not insignificant. Therefore, anti-dumping and countervailing


REQUEST FOR TARIFF RELIEF ON ARTIFICIAL CANVAS FABRIC

The Department of Finance has invited views on a request for tariff relief on the following canvas fabric:

  • Plain weave fabrics, of unbleached yarns, in which predominate by weight the viscose rayon staple fibres, mixed with horsehair and polyester staple fibres in the weft, and cotton fibres in the warp, of a

PORT STRIKE IN INDIA

Port and Dock workers representing 66,000 workers in 11 major ports in India have announced an indefinite strike to begin Monday March 10, 2009, after failing to reach agreement with the Indian Ports Association.

Clients are encouraged to contact their Client Representative in order to make alternative arrangements for critical shipments.

We will provide updates as


CANADA TO RESTRICT THE USE OF CERTAIN CHEMICALS IN COSMETICS & CONSUMER PRODUCTS

Health Canada has announced that certain chemicals considered to be harmful substances will be prohibited or restricted. The substances are normally used in cosmetics and various consumer goods, including manufacturing inputs.

The Minister of Health and Environment have concluded that the following chemicals are potentially harmful to


FASTENERS (SCREWS & BOLTS) FROM CHINA AND TAIWAN – NORMAL VALUE REVIEW HAS BEEN COMPLETED

On February 23, 2009, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) concluded its re-investigation of the normal values, export prices, and amounts of subsidy for certain carbon steel fasteners originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China (China), and Chinese Taipei (Taiwan).

Subject goods


CANADA TO RESTRICT THE USE OF CERTAIN CHEMICALS IN COSMETICS & CONSUMER PRODUCTS

Health Canada has announced that certain chemicals considered to be harmful substances will be prohibited or restricted. The substances are normally used in cosmetics and various consumer goods, including manufacturing inputs.

The Minister of Health and Environment have concluded that the following chemicals are potentially harmful to


FASTENERS (SCREWS & BOLTS) FROM CHINA AND TAIWAN – NORMAL VALUE REVIEW HAS BEEN COMPLETED

On February 23, 2009, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) concluded its re-investigation of the normal values, export prices, and amounts of subsidy for certain carbon steel fasteners originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China (China), and Chinese Taipei (Taiwan).

Subject goods


QUÉBEC SPRING THAW RESTRICTIONS

The Québec Ministry of Transport will implement the annual spring thaw weight restrictions in March 2009. Effective March 1, 2009 Canadian Pacific will not accept/ingate any overweight containers. Shipment weights must be reduced and evenly distributed in the unit in order to avoid possible charges and fines associated with overweight loads. Canadian Pacific will not accept