Canadian Import/Export Trade News

 

As soil is a major carrier of invasive species and plant and animal diseases, vehicles, equipment and other goods arriving at the Canadian border that are contaminated with soil are not admissible into Canada.

Non-compliant goods are refused entry and ordered removed from Canada at the first point of arrival under the authority of the Plant Protection Act and …


 

Global Affairs Canada advises that the 2020-2021 tariff rate quota (TRQ) for wheat products will be filled as of 11:59 p.m. local time on October 04, 2020.

Once the TRQ level is reached, General Import Permit No. 20 – Wheat and Wheat Products and Barley and Barley Products (GIP No. 20) will be suspended in respect to the relevant …


 

This Notice replaces Notice to Importers No. 854, dated December 10, 2013 and sets out the policies and practices pertaining to the administration of Canada’s tariff rate quota (TRQ) for butter, dairy spreads, fats and oils derived from milk, other than butter or dairy spreads under the World Trade Organization (WTO).

This Notice is provided pursuant to the authority


Conclusion of normal value review

Ottawa, September 1, 2020

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has today concluded a normal value review to update the normal values and export prices applicable to certain concrete reinforcing bar (rebar) exported to Canada from Spain by Nervacero, S.A. (Nervacero).

The normal value review is part of the CBSA’s enforcement of the Canadian International …


 

Opening of the Application Period for the CETA Origin Quota for Vehicles

Applications for quota allocation under the CETA Origin Quota for vehicles are now being accepted.  The allocation policy, eligibility criteria and administrative provisions are available in the Notice to Exporters – Serial No. 1004.

The application form must be completed and e-mailed to [email protected] by October …


 

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal announced that it continued, with amendment, its finding made in 2005 (and renewed several times since) concerning the dumping of certain carbon steel screws originating in or exported from China and Taiwan, and the subsidizing of such products originating in or exported from China.

(It should be noted that the subject goods have been …


 

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced that it needed more time for making preliminary determinations with respect to the investigations into the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of certain decorative and other non-structural plywood from China.

The Special Import Measures Act (SIMA) provides that, under normal circumstances, the preliminary stage of the investigations shall be completed within 90 …


 

This notice provides clarification on the interpretation of the current US-Canada Organic Equivalency Arrangement (USCOEA) which was signed in June 2009 and amended in January 2012.

The arrangement covers the accreditation system of both regulations in its geographical entirety meaning that agricultural products certified in accordance with the terms of the USCOEA are eligible for sale as organic in …


 

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency issued the following email notice to remind industry that the new conditions for importation of leafy greens from Arizona, which were announced in July, took effect on August 24, 2020:

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Subject: Importation of leafy greens from Arizona, USA / Importation de légumes verts à …


 

The Department of Finance is reviewing two requests for the removal of customs duties on two commodities as follows:

Tariff relief consultation: section 82: wheels

The Department of Finance is currently reviewing a request for the removal of customs duties on imports of “wheels, whether or not fitted with axles, used in the manufacture of wheel and axle combinations”, …