October 11, 2019

Technical documents: Government memorandums, notices and decisions

Certain Hot-rolled Carbon Steel Plate from Brazil, Denmark, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, and South Korea. Notice of Expiry Review Decision WTO Yogurt (Item 158 on the Import Control List) – Quantities available for reallocation for the 2019 allocation year Textiles and…

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Dumping would resume if duties expired on steel plate from six countries, says CBSA

 Tribunal will now determine whether the expiry would likely result in injury to Canadian industry. On May 9, 2019, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal initiated an expiry review of its order made in May 2014 concerning the dumping of hot…

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Canadian trade deficit narrowed to $955 million in August

Statistics Canada says exports rose 1.8% while imports were up 1.0%.  Statistics Canada announced that the country’s merchandise trade deficit with the world narrowed from $1.4 billion in July to $955 million in August. The Federal agency says total exports…

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Services have become the most dynamic component of international trade

WTO report says trade in services has grown 5.4 per cent per year since 2005. According to the 2019 edition of the World Trade Report from the World Trade Organization (WTO) services have become the most dynamic component of international…

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Global air freight hit by a tenth consecutive monthly drop

The International Air Transport Association says demand for air freight decreased by 3.9% in August. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that demand in global air freight markets contracted by 3.9% in August 2019, compared to the same period…

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