The animal health import policy Milk and Regulated Milk Products (AIED-DIEA-IE-2001-4-7) was replaced by Chapter 10.4 and Annex 15.3 of the Terrestrial Animal Products and By-products: Import Policy Framework in December 2020.

During the month of July 2021, import conditions for foods and beverages with milk ingredients will be updated to reflect the new policy. Once these updates are …


 

Effective July 1, 2021, apparel goods of Chapter 61 or 62 containing sewing thread of heading 52.04, 54.01 or 55.08, or yarn of heading 54.02 used as sewing thread shall be considered originating only if such sewing thread is both formed and finished in the territory of one or more of the Parties.

Sewing thread is considered formed and …


 

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has today concluded a normal value review (review) to determine normal values and export prices of certain carbon steel fasteners (fasteners) exported to Canada from the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu (Chinese Taipei) by Sheh Fung Screws Co., Ltd. (Sheh Fung).

The review follows requests for re‑determination filed by …


 

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has today initiated a normal value review (review) to update the normal values, export prices and amount of subsidy applicable to certain aluminum extrusions originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China (China) by Test‑Rite International Co., Ltd.

This review is part of the CBSA’s enforcement of the Canadian International Trade …


 

According to the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) latest Trade Monitoring Report, trade policy restraint by G20 economies, as well as WTO members more broadly, prevented a destructive acceleration of protectionist trade measures that would have further hurt the world economy.

The Report comes as the world continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic. The mid-October 2020 to mid-May 2021 review …


 

The European Union (EU) announced that it is prolonging for three additional years the safeguard measure currently in place on imports of certain steel products. The prolongation will apply from July 1, 2021. The initial safeguard measure was introduced in July 2018 to protect the EU steel market against trade diversion, following the U.S. decision to impose duties on …


 

Statistics Canada reports that Canadian railways carried 31.7 million tonnes of freight in April. This was up 6.7% from 29.7 million tonnes in April 2020 when rail traffic volumes fell to a 5-year low due to widespread shutdowns at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Federal Agency notes that April was the sixth consecutive month of a year-over-year …


 

Canada submitted its first request for the establishment of a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute panel to examine two sets of measures affecting the importation into China of canola seed from Canada: measures suspending the importation of canola seed from two Canadian companies; and measures applying enhanced inspections to canola seed imports from other Canadian companies.

Canada requested consultations …