The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) posted on its website a few changes to the list of goods which are currently subject to its verification priorities.

Through verifications the Agency assesses importers’ compliance with CBSA administered legislation, determines compliance within industry sectors and assesses the integrity of trade data received from importers.

Verifications usually concern the origin of imported …


 

The European Commission notified the World Trade Organisation (WTO) that it intends to impose definitive safeguard measures on certain steel products. The definitive measures will replace the provisional measures in place in the European Union (EU) since July 2018.

The proposed measures will be imposed against imports from all origins of 26 steel product categories. They consist of tariff-rate …


 

The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) will come into force on January 15, 2019.

Businesses that import food or prepare food for export or to be sent across provincial or territorial borders will need to have licences as well as preventive controls that address potential risks to food safety.

The new consolidated regulations align Canada’s model with internationally …