The CBSA provides help to Canadian producers who face unfair foreign competition in the Canadian marketplace. The CBSA is responsible for the administration of the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), which helps to protect Canadian industry from injury caused by the dumping and subsidizing of imported goods. FAS 2021 UP2: Carbon steel fasteners Conclusion of […]
When a company chooses to make a labelling claim about genetic engineering for foods, the Voluntary Labelling and Advertising of Foods that Are and Are Not Products of Genetic Engineering – CAN/CGSB-32.315 (the GE Standard) provides guidance on how those claims can be truthful and not misleading, in compliance with the Food and Drugs Act […]
Dear Valued Client: CARM is a new program with CBSA that will be changing the Canadian importation process and will affect all Canadian importers and exporters. In the Spring of 2021, importers and custom brokers in Canada will be expected to adapt to the changes enforced under CARM. Timelines Published What to expect with CARM […]
Provisional anti‑dumping duty is payable on subject goods that are released from the CBSA during the period commencing May 5, 2021: Country of origin or export – China 206.36%, for Vietnam 89.77% AND Provisional countervailing duty is payable on subject goods that are released from the CBSA during the period commencing May 5, 2021: China […]
April 21, 2021 Canada and the United States on Tuesday extended a land-border closure for non-essential travelers, and air passengers arriving in Canada will continue to be tested for COVID-19 ahead of a hotel quarantine period, authorities said. The land-border restrictions, imposed in March 2020, have been extended to May 21. Now in place for […]
As announced in the Federal Budget yesterday, excise duty rates on tobacco products have increased. https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/forms-publications/publications/edrates/excise-duty-rates.html#_Toc527013626
Port of Montreal longshoremen began the first in a series of weekend strikes on Saturday. The action comes on top of the overtime strike launched last week. They will cease work on Saturdays and Sundays for an unlimited period, but will not put up pickets.
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has today initiated an investigation under the Special Import Measures Act respecting the alleged injurious dumping of certain small power transformers from Austria, the Separate Customs Territory of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu (Chinese Taipei), and South Korea. The investigation follows a complaint filed by Transformateurs Delta Inc., Northern […]
[March 9, 2021 – Toronto, CA] – Recently, Canada’s importing and exporting oversight agencies announced that as of March 15, 2021, all food import transactions will be rejected unless they have a valid Safe Food for Canadians (SFC) licence that can be entered into their Integrated Import Declaration (IID). If a transaction is stopped or […]
Sanctions related to China have been enacted under the Special Economic Measures Act. The Special Economic Measures (People’s Republic of China) Regulations impose a dealings prohibition, an effective asset freeze, on listed persons.