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Trade News

Tribunal to report on unintended impacts of anti-dumping duties on gypsum board. CITT to report on whether duties would cause significant harm to consumers or business. More...

Dumping of concrete reinforcing bar from 6 countries injures Canadian industry, says Tribunal. Anti-dumping duties could soon be applicable to the goods under investigation. More...

Canada will prohibit the importation of certain products containing HFCs. Hydrofluorocarbons are used extensively for air-conditioning and refrigeration. More...

U.S. will file new WTO case against China's export restraints on key raw materials. The U.S. seeks to extend and reinforce gains obtained in two previous WTO challenges. More...

Reminder: Data from ocean shipments transiting through the U.S. can be made public. The importer or exporter can submit a request for confidential treatment to U.S. Customs. More...

Technical documents: Government memorandums, notices and decisions

  • Customs Notice 16-20 Deconsolidation Notice - Paper Options for Warehouse Operators, Terminal Operators and Freight Forwarders
  • Notice to Exporters - Softwood lumber exports to the United States: Possible company exclusions process regarding a potential United States investigation into imports of certain Canadian softwood lumber products into the United States
  • Beef and Veal (Items 114 to 116 on the Import Control List) - Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) Quantities available for reallocation
  • Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreement Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2016 Imports - Updated
  • Textiles and Clothing 2016 Tariff Preference Level Utilization NAFTA Exports - Updated
  • Preliminary Injury Inquiry No. PI-2016-002 Concrete reinforcing bar from Belarus, Portugal, Spain, Japan, Chinese Taipei  and Hong Kong. Injury determination
  • Appeal No. AP-2014-024 Tariff classification of various models of bathroom vanity and mirror sets
  • Inquiry No. NQ-2016-002 and Reference No. GC-2016-001 Gypsum board from the United States for use or consumption in certain provinces/territories

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Transport &
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Index shows Canadian shippers' total costs inched higher in August (2016-10-27) Canadian General Freight Index shows overall total freight costs increased by 0.5% in August. More...

Pacific Pilotage Authority tightens ship pilotage rules on West Coast (2016-10-27) Measures relate to waiver exemptions for ships, including those transporting petroleum cargo products. More...

Airports say global cargo volumes grew 4.8% in August (2016-10-26) Asia-Pacific and Europe international air freight traffic grew 5% and 4.5% respectively and North America was up 6.3%. More...

Great Lakes cargo was down 7 percent in September (2016-10-26) The September float was also 8.7 percent below the month's 5-year average. More...

Port of Rotterdam's total freight decreased by 1.9% in first nine months (2016-10-25) Throughput of containers decreased by 0.4% , down to some 9.3 million TEUs. More...

Asian container trade continues to boost JAXPORT's container cargo business (2016-10-25) The Port of Jacksonville (JAXPORT) moved a record 968,279 TEUs in fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2016. More...

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