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  • Implementation of the Canada-United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement

    Apr 14, 2021

    On January 1, 2021, the United Kingdom (U.K.) departed the European Union (EU) Single Market, thus losing the preferential terms of trade that have been applied under the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) since September 21, 2017. As of April 1st, 2021 Canada and the U.K. have agreed to a transitional trade agreement […]

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  • DUNS Portal Facility Lookup

    Oct 15, 2020

    Searching for an FDA DUNS number for your shipments to the USA?  You can register on the FDA DUNS Portal site to access US facility DUNS numbers.  The DUNS number must appear on your commercial invoice and is a requirement for the Single Window Program for FDA products.

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  • CUSMA (Canada-US-Mexico Agreement) Replaces NAFTA on July 1, 2020

    Jun 26, 2020

    The Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA or also referred to USMCA) is scheduled to enter into force on July 1, 2020, replacing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).  There will be no transition period.  The CUSMA certificate and Continuation Page are both available in our Forms section of this website Once the CUSMA comes into effect, […]

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  • U.S. Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus Requirements

    Dec 06, 2019

    On November 15, 2019, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)  released a Federal Order regarding the importation of tomato and pepper which are hosts of the Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus (ToBRFV). Effective November 22, 2019, the United States Department of Agriculture – Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) will impose new requirements […]

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  • CAED B13A to be Replaced by CERS in June 2020

    Nov 04, 2019

    As of June 30, 2020 the B13A will be replaced by CERS (Canadian Export Reporting System).  The information required will be the same as a B13A, but the CAED Software will be replaced by the CERS online portal.  If you have already used the CAED software or a service provider has submitted B13A on your […]

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  • US Customs Section 301 – Tranche 4 Duty 15% – Effective September 1, 2019

    Sep 04, 2019

    Modifications to the action being taken in the Section 301 investigation will increase the rate of additional duty from 10 to 15 percent for the products of China covered by the $300 billion tariff action (Tranche 4) published on August 20, 2109. BACKGROUND: On August 20, 2019, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) published a […]

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  • US Customs – Section 301 China origin goods

    Mar 15, 2019

    Section 301 Trade Remedies to be Assessed on Certain Products from China

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  • SFCR Import License for Food – Coming into force January 15, 2019

    Nov 20, 2018

    The Government of Canada’s new Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) are coming into force on January 15, 2019 and will require that food imported into Canada meets the…

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  • US HS codes affected by US Presidential proclamation

    Jun 01, 2018

    US HTS Codes affected by Steel & Aluminum US Presidential Proclamation

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