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NEW — Automatic Licence Verification for Manufactured Food Imports

Notice issued by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency on November 1, 2023 The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued a food import notice to inform importers that on February 12, 2024, the CFIA will activate the automatic verification of Safe Food for Canadians (SFC) licences for imports of manufactured foods. Key Takeaways Food import […]

Facilitating Cross-Border Commerce: Korpus-Pi and Argo Partnership

As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, global trade has become significantly more important. Global supply chains enable businesses to expand their market reach, reach new customers, and gain access to new markets. At the same time, it can be challenging to navigate international trade due to its complexities, especially when dealing with customs regulations. Among […]

CFIA – Automatic Licence Verification – Update for Members.

Further to the November 2, 2023 message we have been advised that CFIA inspectors will soon begin sending out information letters to importers with licensing errors via email. In the letter, the inspector will ask the importer to review the CFIA’s guidance on importing food with a valid Safe Food for Canadians licence to make […]

Charges laid by CBSA against an individual for purchasing and introducing counterfeit currency into Canada.

Buying, smuggling and possessing counterfeit currency harms Canada’s economy by encouraging the black market. Border services officers are very vigilant and all offenders are subject to sanctions and legal proceedings. Under the Customs Tariff, the importation into Canada of base or counterfeit coins is prohibited. These coins can be seized by the CBSA with no […]

Canada-South Korea Organic Equivalency Arrangement.

Canada and South Korea have reached an arrangement to support market access of organic products. The organic equivalency arrangement entered into effect on November 1, 2023, and will apply to processed organic products whose final processing and handling occurs within South Korea or Canada. Canadian organic products exported to South Korea under the arrangement must […]

CARM Release 2

The CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM) digital initiative is changing how CBSA assesses and collects duties and taxes on commercial goods imported into Canada. The launch of the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM) project has officially been pushed back from October 2023 to May 2024. The regulatory amendments relating […]

Advance Rulings for Tariff Classification.

Ottawa, November 1, 2023 Memorandum D11-11-3 – Advance Rulings for Tariff Classification: This memorandum has been revised to: Provide more information regarding the postponement of the effective date of a modification or revocation of an advance ruling and how an applicant can make such a request to the CBSA. Applications for an Advance Ruling for […]