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Trade News

American ranchers in court to bring back country-of-origin labeling. U.S. meat labeling rules were repealed after Canada and Mexico won WTO appeals. More...

Phase one of new Lansdowne border crossing facility now complete. Phase two of the project at Thousand Islands Bridge will be completed by December. More...

The European Union is the largest exporter of motor vehicles. Japan is the second largest exporter of vehicles, followed by the United States. More...

Five states account for over 40% of Canadian trade with the U.S. The top five states for trade with Canada are Michigan, Illinois, California, New York and Texas. More...

Technical documents: Government memorandums, notices and decisions

  • Customs Notice 17-20 Update - Deconsolidation Notice - Paper Options for Warehouse Operations, Terminal Operators and Freight Forwarders
  • Memorandum D19-1-1 Food, Plants, Animals and Related Products
  • Memorandum D9-1-15 Canada Border Services Agency's Policy on the Classification of Hate Propaganda, Sedition and Treason
  • Memorandum D9-1-17 Canada Border Services Agency's Determination Procedures for Obscenity and Hate Propaganda
  • Textiles and Clothing Free Trade Agreement Tariff Preference Level Utilization 2017 Imports - Updated
  • Textiles and Clothing 2017 Tariff Preference Level Utilization NAFTA Exports - Updated
  • CFIA Meat Hygiene Directives for 2017
  • USDA Announces New Forms to Certify Inspections for Exports. Used to certify exports to Canada

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Transport &
Trade News

Global container freight index shows world trade up in May (2017-06-23) The RWI-ISL index shows a significant leap upwards in May. More...

Great Lakes total May freight volume remained stable (2017-06-23) Freighters moved 9.5 million tons of cargo in the month of May on the Great Lakes. More...

Air freight volumes increased 6% at airports throughout the world in April (2017-06-22) Major freight hubs with significant loaded freight for export saw their overall volumes jump in April. More...

American truck tonnage index increased 6.5% in May (2017-06-22) Despite robust jump in May the American Trucking Associations still expect moderate growth going forward. More...

European dockworkers to hold two-hour strikes on June 29 (2017-06-21) Europe-wide port stoppage in support of a conflict faced by Spanish dockers. More...

Canadian freight volume index sees sharp rise in May (2017-06-21) TransCore's Canadian Freight Index jumped 31 percent compared to May 2016. More...

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