New Zealand has initiated dispute settlement proceedings against Canada regarding its implementation of dairy tariff rate quotas (TRQs) under the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), Trade and Export Growth Minister Damien O’Connor said.

“Our priority is to ensure that New Zealand exporters have meaningful access to the benefits negotiated under CPTPP, and that all parties fulfil …


 

The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, and the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food today issued the following statement:

“Canada has been advised that China has reinstated access to its market for two Canadian companies that China Customs had suspended from exporting canola seed to China since March


 

The Government of Canada firmly supports Canada’s steel industry, and the jobs and communities that benefit from it, against unfairly traded steel imports.

Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, launched public consultations to seek views on the potential collection and publication of country of melt and pour (COM) information


Consultation description

  • In keeping with Global Affairs Canada’s practice, the Government of Canada is seeking input from Canadians on the administration of WTO-SCP and CETA-HSCP quotas as part of an overall review of these administration policies.
  • To ensure efficiency and effectiveness in developing and administering administration policies, the Government of Canada is seeking the views of stakeholders with an interest

 

Global Affairs Canada published the country’s new dairy tariff rate quota (TRQ) policies under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA).

The new policies address the sole finding of a CUSMA dispute panel that Canada’s practice of reserving TRQ pools exclusively for the use of dairy processors is inconsistent with the Agreement. The new policies end the use of processor-specific TRQ …


 

Due to the existence of circumstances that make it unusually difficult to make a preliminary determination regarding the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of mattresses from China within the normal ninety days, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced that it extended the 90-day period for making preliminary decisions to 135 days.

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal determined in …


 

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal announced that it continued, with amendment, its order made in August 2016 concerning the dumping/subsidizing of steel sheet and strip from four countries.

The Tribunal continued its order with respect to the dumping of flat hot-rolled carbon and alloy steel sheet and strip originating in or exported from Brazil and China and the subsidizing …


 

In December 2021 the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) initiated an expiry review of its finding made in January 2017 concerning the dumping of certain gypsum board originating in or exported from the United States imported into Canada for use or consumption in the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba, as well as the Yukon and Northwest …


 

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is reminding Canadians that although cannabis has been legalized and regulated in Canada, it remains illegal to bring cannabis (and cannabis products) into or out of Canada – whether it is a gift or for personal use. Also, when shopping online, make sure you are buying from a licensed Canadian cannabis retailers to …