Heavy flooding in North Dakota that resulted in highway closures has now receded. Therefore, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has resumed service at Gretna.

The CBSA recognizes border disruptions affect both travellers and industry and would like to thank travellers and commercial partners for their patience.

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Canada is committed to strengthening opportunities for international engagement on digital trade, as well as collaboration on advanced technologies issues.

Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, announced that Canada has submitted a formal request to launch negotiations for Canada’s accession to the Digital Economy Partnership Agreement (DEPA).

A …


 

According to the latest World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Goods Trade Barometer the conflict in Ukraine and recent pandemic-related lockdowns in China appear to be dampening global goods trade in the first half of 2022.

The current reading of 99.0 remains slightly below the baseline value of 100 for the index, which is a forward-looking composite of real-time indicators, suggesting …


 

Canada’s Minister of Public Safety introduced new legislation to establish the Public Complaints and Review Commission (PCRC), an enhanced independent review body for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) and Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA).

The enhanced independent review body would replace the Civilian Review and Complaints Commission (CRCC), currently the review body for the RCMP.

For the CBSA, …


 

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal announced it terminated its preliminary inquiry into a complaint by a Canadian manufacturer that dumped and subsidized imports of drill pipe from the People’s Republic of China have caused or threatened to cause injury to, or have retarded the establishment of, the domestic industry.

The Tribunal determined that there was no reasonable indication that …


 

United States Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai announced that the U.S. is again requesting dispute settlement consultations with Canada under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) to address Canadian dairy tariff-rate quota policies.

A USTR news release states that: “Specifically, the United States is challenging Canada’s dairy tariff-rate quota (TRQ) allocation measures, which deny allocation access to eligible applicants, including …


 

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has today initiated a normal value review (review) to update all normal values and export prices applicable to certain upholstered domestic furniture (UDS) originating in Vietnam and exported from the United States by Ashley Furniture Industries, LLC to Canada.

The review follows a request for re‑determination filed by an importer and is part …


 

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has today initiated a normal value review (review) to update all normal values and export prices applicable to certain upholstered domestic furniture (UDS) from China by Ruihao Furniture MFG Co., Ltd.

The review follows a request for re‑determination filed by an importer and is part of the CBSA’s enforcement of the Canadian International …