Canadian Import/Export Trade News

 

1. On , the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) eliminated the Export Declaration form B13A and no longer accepts this form. In addition, the electronic File Transfer (eFT) used to submit Summary Reports to Statistics Canada is no longer available.

2. All export declarations and Summary Reporting Program (SRP) monthly reports must be submitted electronically through


Background

1. This memorandum provides clarification with respect to the term “safety headgear” as found in subheading 6506.10 of the Customs Tariff.

The subheading explanatory note for 6506.10 reads as follows: “This heading covers all hats and headgear not classified in the preceding headings of this chapter or in chapter 63, 68 or 95. It covers, in particular safety headgear


 

Governments in Canada and the European Union (EU) welcomed the third anniversary of the provisional entry into force of the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).

The balance of these three years is very positive: bilateral trade between Canada and the EU has increased by 27% for goods and 47% for services as compared to the situation before …


 

Canada and the United States have announced that they are extending by another month the border restrictions put in place at the end of March.

Canadian and U.S. officials have mutually determined that non-essential travel between the United States and Canada still poses additional risk of transmission and spread of COVID-19 and places the population of both nations at …


 

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) launched an investigation into whether or not certain concrete reinforcing bar from Algeria, Egypt, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam are being sold at unfair prices in Canada. The investigation follows a complaint filed by three Canadian manufacturers.

In the next step of the investigation the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) will first …


 

A dispute resolution panel of the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled on September 15 that the duties the United States has been imposing on several Chinese goods are inconsistent with WTO rules.

The U.S. duties on Chinese goods have been imposed in several waves, starting in 2018, and targeting several billion dollars of Chinese exports to the U.S. in …


 

The Government of Canada applies safeguard measures to imports of heavy plate and stainless steel wire. The subject countries are all countries except the United States, Mexico, Chile, Israel, Korea, Colombia, Honduras, Panama, Peru and all countries benefitting from the General Preferential Tariff.

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal was directed to conduct an inquiry regarding requests for exclusion from …


 

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced on September 15, 2020 the cancellation of the 10% duty which was imposed on Canadian unwrought aluminum products. The cancellation will be retroactive to September 1, 2020.

The USTR says it has has determined that trade in non-alloyed, unwrought aluminum is likely to normalize in the last four months of 2020, with imports …


 

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has today closed the record of the normal value and export price review of certain copper pipe fittings exported to Canada from the United States by Nacobre USA LLC (Nacobre).

The review is part of the CBSA’s enforcement of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal’s (CITT) findings of material injury issued on February 19,


 

On June 10, 2019, new OGD extensions for organic fresh fruits and vegetableswere implemented in the Automated Import Reference System (AIRS) database. The list of new OGD extensions was shared on May 22, 2019 with stakeholders prior to the AIRS publication.

On October 1, 2020, the AIRS database will be updated to reflect the Organic Certificate (Registration type #68 …