What is Gross Domestic Product? How does Gross Domestic Product affect International Trade? What is the state of the US, China & Canada's Gross Domestic Product?LEARN MORE
The global economy and trade in Canada and the United States can be complex. To gain a better understanding of the latest trade news it is important to review the terminology related to a country’s imports and exports.
Most Canadian importers purchase goods and materials from the U.S. meaning most Canadian importers end up with U.S. dollar expenses.
As of June 17th, 2019, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Tsawwassen Container Examination Facility (TCEF) is now open.
This process of a paper A8A is no longer required effective July 1st, 2019, as the entire process will be electronic.
The Audit team made a general audit opinion, which did not shed a positive light on the CBSA Commercial Program in the Marine Mode. The Audit team stated...
Effective May 19th, 2019, the United States Surtax Order (Steel and Aluminum): SOR/2018-152 and the United States Surtax Order (Other Goods): SOR/2018-153 imposing surtax on certain products originating in the United States are repealed. Please note that importers will no longer be required to pay surtax pursuant to the above-referenced orders. Anything released from Customs on or after May 19th will no longer be subject to the U.S. Surtaxes.
The experienced exporter was caught by surprise. Sometime ago, early in the middle of March, a large exporter of frozen food products in Quebec loaded a container with their product being exported to Australia.
Fresh, grated, powdered and processed cheese, ice cream, milk, dairy powders and other dairy productsLEARN MORE
Plants, fresh flowers, greenery, trees, seeds and other horticulture related items
Meat and items containing meat products
Wood-fabricated materials such as tables and chairs
Petroleum products, gas, aviation fuel, and liquified natural gas
Polymers such as plastic bottles, plastic toys or plastic utensils and other household materials made of plastic
Fresh fruits and vegetables from around the globeLEARN MORE
Cars, trucks, motorized and self-propelled equipment to be driven on roads or project sites