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From the CBSA: Notice of Initiation of Scope Proceeding FISC 2018 SP Certain Fabricated Industrial Steel Components Notice of Initiation of Scope Proceeding Ottawa, July 26, 2018 The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated a scope proceeding on July 26, 2018, under the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA) respecting certain fabricated industrial steel components (FISC) from China, South Korea and Spain. This is the CBSA’s first scope proceeding since they were enacted into law as a result of changes to the SIMA and the Special Import Measures Regulations that came into force on April 26, 2018. The scope proceeding is…
From the CBSA: Notice of Initiation of Scope Proceeding FISC 2018 SP Certain Fabricated Industrial Steel Components Notice of Initiation of Scope Proceeding Ottawa, July 26, 2018 The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated a scope proceeding on July 26, 2018, under the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA) respecting certain fabricated industrial steel components (FISC) from China, South Korea and Spain. This is the CBSA’s first scope proceeding since they were enacted into law as a result of changes to the SIMA and the Special Import Measures Regulations that came into force on April 26, 2018. The scope proceeding is…
Corrosion-Resistant Steel Sheet - Notice of Initiation of Investigation: The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated an investigation, on July 26, 2018, under the Special Import Measures Act respecting the alleged injurious dumping of certain corrosion-resistant steel sheet from China, Chinese Taipei, India and South Korea. The investigation follows a complaint filed by ArcelorMittal Dofasco G.P. The complaint is suported by Stelco Inc.     COR 2018 IN Corrosion-Resistant Steel Sheet Notice of Initiation of Investigation Ottawa, July 26, 2018 The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated an investigation, on July 26, 2018, under the Special Import Measures Act respecting the…
Thursday, 26 July 2018 09:49

Safe Food for Canadians

From the CFIA: Comment on: Safe Food for Canadians – the new licensing regime and other follow-on amendments to the CFIA Fees Notice   The Safe Food for Canadians Act brings with it a new licensing regime and related costs along with the repeal of the old food statutes. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is seeking feedback on proposed changes to certain parts of the CFIA Fees Notice to implement the licensing regime and align the Notice with the language and authorities in the Safe Food for Canadians Act and Regulations.    This 45-day consultation period will be open between…
The Canadian government is accepting requests for remission of the tariffs imposed on U.S. goods as of July 1 in retaliation for the Trump administration’s duty hike on steel and aluminum products.   Read more: https://www.strtrade.com/news-publications-Canada-request-remission-tariff-071818.html   Article published by Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A 
These countermeasures have taken effect on July 1, 2018 and will remain in place until the U.S. eliminates trade-restrictive measures against Canadian steel and aluminum products.  The countermeasures will not apply to U.S. goods that are in transit to Canada on the day on which these countermeasures come into force.   Goods from Table 1 will be subject to a 25 per cent surtax. Goods from Tables 2 and 3 will be subject to a 10 per cent surtax.   The list of products in Tables 1, 2 and 3 should be read in conjunction with the Schedule to Canada's…
Friday, 08 June 2018 11:07

China’s New Manifest Requirements

On May 28 the CSCB sent a message about China’s new manifest requirements for imports to and exports from that country. Customs brokers who are a “Notify Party” on a To Order export from China will now need to include their Business Number and Phone Number in the Notify Party field of a Bill of Lading. Note that this is only required on a To Order Bill of Lading. CIFFA has provided Qs and As for their members and have kindly shared them with the CSCB. Q: Is there a possibility that the implementation date of June 1, 2018 will…
If you have any questions after reading the following, please contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .     From the Dept of Finance Canada:   Notice of intent to impose countermeasures action against the United States in response to tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum products Background On May 31, 2018, the United States (U.S.) announced the imposition of tariffs on imports of certain steel and aluminum products from Canada (at the rates of 25% and 10%, respectively).  In response to these measures, Canada intends to impose surtaxes or similar trade-restrictive countermeasures against up to C$16.6 billion in imports of steel, aluminum, and other products…
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