September 20, 2019

Technical documents: Government memorandums, notices and decisions

Customs Notice 19-20 General Import Permit No. 83 – Aluminum Products Customs Notice 19-18 Amendments to the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement (CIFTA) – Minor Processing Operations. Memorandum D3-4-2 Highway Pre-arrival and Reporting Requirements Memorandum D10-15-26 Goods to be employed in…

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St. Lawrence Seaway reports a raise in dry bulk tonnage in August

Despite the busy August, total tonnage so far this season is down 3.5 per cent from last year. The Chamber of Marine Commerce reports that August proved to be a strong month for Great Lakes-Seaway shipping led by grain exports,…

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Canada-EU trade agreement enters third year

Canadian exports to the EU have grown by 9.1% in the first two years of CETA’s provisional application. The Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, or CETA, came into force on September 21, 2017 and will start its third…

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Counterfeit articles worth 740 million euros were seized at EU borders last year

China continued to be the main source country from where infringing goods were shipped to the EU. Every year, the European Commission publishes a report describing the customs detentions of articles suspected of infringing intellectual property rights, such as trademarks,…

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Wheat products tariff rate quotas will be filled on October 18

The “over access commitment” rates of duty will then be applicable until July 31, 2020 Global Affairs Canada advises that the 2019-2020 tariff rate quota (TRQ) for wheat products will be filled as of 11:59 p.m. local time on October…

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