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Memorandum D11-3-3, CUSMA Countries of Origin Marking Rules.

20 June 2023 Please find below the link to the revised Memorandum D11-3-3, CUSMA Countries of Origin Marking Rules: https://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/publications/dm-md/d11/d11-3-3-eng.html This memorandum outlines and explains the legislation, regulations, and general guidelines that apply to the country of origin marking for goods imported from a Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) country (i.e., the United States or Mexico). […]

Canada extends waiving of tariffs on Ukrainian goods.

he Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, today announced that Canada will extend the Ukraine Goods Remission Order until June 9, 2024. This will ensure the continued tariff-free import of Ukrainian goods to Canada, including steel and in-quota supply-managed goods. The Ukraine Goods Remission Order, in force since June 9, […]

Importing Fresh Mango into Canada

Argo Customs Brokers is pleased to present pertinent points from a document issued by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). The document titled Importing Fresh Fruit or Vegetables outlines requirements specific to importing Fresh Fruit or Vegetables (FFV). In order to ensure that you will also meet the general import requirements for importing food and […]

Notice of extension of re-investigation: Copper pipe fittings

Argo Customs Brokers is pleased to present pertinent points from a notice issued by the Canada Border Services Agency. The notice titled Notice of extension of re-investigation: Copper pipe fittings (CPF 2023 RI) was published on May 17, 2023. The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has extended the re-investigation to update the normal values and […]

Importing Boats for Personal Use

Before you purchase goods while abroad or complete your mail or online order, be aware of Canadian regulations and duties on boats. Marine pleasure crafts include any kind of vessel, such as boats, fishing boats, yachts, dinghies, tenders, motorboats, sailboats, personal watercraft, etc., as long as they are used for non-commercial purposes. If you are […]

Refuse entry for import of aquatic animals from Turkey for food.

Effective on June 1, 2023, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) will no longer be accepting imports of aquatic animals, including European seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax) and gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata), exported from Türkiye to Canada for food service and retail use for human consumption, unless they are fully eviscerated. Eviscerated finfish, including gilthead seabream and […]

Prepare Your Public Sector Organization for CARM 2

Release 2 of the CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM) project will bring about many important changes for your organization. The CBSA is hosting CARM webinars for various public sector client groups to help you understand the upcoming changes with CARM and how to prepare. These sessions will include a presentation on these changes, as […]

Marking of imported goods.

As the marking rules of origin are no longer required to determine preferential tariff treatment under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA), advance rulings will no longer be offered. However, stakeholders will be able to request a National Customs Ruling in order to determine the country of origin for marking purposes. Memorandum D11-3-1 – Marking of […]