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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 […]

Canada announces additional sanctions against Russian collaborators in Moldova.

The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that Canada is imposing sanctions against Russian collaborators in Moldova under the Special Economic Measures (Moldova) Regulations. These sanctions are being imposed against 9 Moldovan individuals who are associated with influential oligarchs, such as Vladimir Plahotniuc and Ilan Mironovich Shor, who have previously been sanctioned […]

Cbsa Kicks Off Final Phase Before CARM Becomes the New System of Record for the Collection of Duties and Taxes for Commercial Goods Imported Into Canada

The Canada Border Services Agency Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM) is a multi-phase project to modernize the collection of duties and taxes for commercial goods imported into Canada. The CBSA has taken a phased approach to making it the official system of record for the collection of duties and taxes for commercial goods imported into […]

Enhancing Global Trade: Argo Customs Brokers and Korpus-Pi Partnership

In today’s interconnected world, global trade has become a crucial driver of economic growth and prosperity. It allows businesses to expand their market reach, access new customers, and tap into global supply chains. However, navigating the complexities of international trade can be challenging, particularly when it comes to customs regulations and procedures. Argo Customs Brokers, […]

Food Labels for Canada

Canada has federal regulations and requirements for food labels. Companies producing and selling food products must make sure their labels meet these requirements. The Food and Drug Regulations (FDR) require Nutrition Facts tables (NFt) and lists of ingredients on most prepackaged foods. This information must be presented in a specific format when it appears on […]

General Export Permit – Dual-use Goods and Technology to Certain Destinations

General Export Permit – Dual-use Goods and Technology to Certain Destinations Amended by Global Affairs Canada on September 1, 2023 Dual-use items are goods and technologies that may be used for both civilian and military purposes. Dual-use export controls cover a wide range of products and technologies and affect not only manufacturers but also transport […]

Tips for Efficiently Clearing Customs: Insights From Experienced Customs Brokers

The article provides tips from experienced customs brokers to help you clear customs efficiently. The main objective is to offer practical guidance to individuals and businesses seeking to navigate the customs clearance process smoothly and effectively. By examining key documents and paperwork, understanding customs regulations, emphasizing efficient communication with customs authorities, strategic planning and timing, […]