Transport Canada recently clarified, by defining a retreaded tire in Technical Standards Document #119, that remolded tires are not retreaded tires. As such, remolded tires are considered newly manufactured tires and must meet Transport Canada tire safety standards.
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has today concluded a re-investigation of the normal values and export prices respecting certain copper pipe fittings from the United States, South Korea and China and the amounts of subsidy of certain copper pipe fittings from China, in accordance with the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA). This re-investigation was […]
New changes are coming: CBSA provided information regarding CUSMA, de minimis, and CLVS. Under Article 7.8 of the CUSMA, the de minimis threshold for goods shipped to Canada has been raised to $40. Between $40 and $150, only tax will be collected. After $150, duty and tax apply. Regulatory amendments to the Courier Imports Remission […]
Under the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR), test market provisions now apply to all foods. Test marketing food allows exemption from certain regulatory requirements, such as bilingual labelling requirements under the Food and Drug Regulations (FDR) and regulated container sizes under the SFCR. Test Market Authorizations (TMAs) are issued for the purpose of test […]
The Government has just announced that proposed changes to labelling requirements in the Food and Drug Regulations and the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations have been pre-published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, and they are seeking your feedback. A notice to industry has been posted. We encourage you to review the proposed changes and […]
June 22, 2019 – Toronto, ON – Canadians seeking to export goods to Australia between September 1, 2019, and May 31, 2020, may be subject to new Australian importation regulations. The Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) are currently combating the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB), an extremely dangerous pest known to travel in […]
Nitrification and urease inhibitors imported into or sold in Canada are now subject to registration as supplements under the Fertilizers Act and Fertilizers Regulations, administered by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).
June 8, 2019 – Toronto, ON – ARGO Customs has good news for Canadian importers: surtaxes on steel, aluminum, and other finished consumer goods such as playing cards and whisky, have been rolled back. As of May 19, 2019, the United States Surtax Order (Steel and Aluminum): SOR/2018-152 and the United States Surtax Order (Other Goods): SOR/2018-153 are […]