The Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) will create jobs, strengthen economic relations and boost Canada’s trade with the world’s second-largest market. CETA is a progressive free trade agreement which covers virtually all sectors and aspects of Canada-EU trade in order to eliminate or reduce barriers. For example, prior to CETA’s entry into force, […]
You must use the latest Version 17.00 of the CAED application to electronically prepare and submit export declaration forms. Previous versions will expire on January 31, 2017. http://www.statcan.gc.ca/eng/exp/download
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has advised that normal operations have now resumed at the Cornwall port of entry, which recently experienced a service disruption.
On January 1 2015, the General Preferential Tariff (GPT) will be withdrawn from the customs ACT. That involves 72 Countries including China, India and Brazil Importers who benefit from the lower GPT (Form A) rates of duty on goods imported from 72 developing countries are reminded that these rates of duty will be withdraw and […]
The WCO Council, at its 123rd/124th Sessions in June 2014, adopted a Recommendation that lists recommended amendments to the Harmonized System (HS) nomenclature which will enter into force on 1 January 2017 (HS 2017). This Recommendation is being promulgated under the provisions of Article 16 of the HS Convention, which implies that HS Contracting Parties […]
CBSA in the GTA has advised that the Scarborough Trade Office has temporarily closed, effective May 6, 2014. The most recent information available indicates that the Scarborough office may reopen in 5 – 10 days. This office, located at 55 Town Centre Court, handles B2 Processing and Casual Refunds. Until this office has reopened, these […]
The following has been updated and is available on the CBSA website: Memorandum D8-2-15, Administration of the Representational Gifts Remission Order http://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/publications/dm-md/d8/d8-2-15-eng.html This memorandum outlines the conditions under which certain representational gifts qualify for customs duty-free entry, GST and excise tax relief, and customs duties relief. The representational gifts must be presented to a donee […]