Apr 25, 2017

How will CETA Influence the Importation of Vessels into Canada?

Industry Updates

The Prime Minister of Canada is hoping to have C-30, the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA), implemented by July 1, 2017. CETA still has to be ratified by all 28 European Union (EU) countries and 10 regional legislatures. Not all tariffs will enjoy duty free status. Commodities are broken down into seven Staging Categories identified

Jan 23, 2017

Canada Customs 2017 Trade Compliance Audit Targets

Industry Updates

Canada Customs 2017 Trade Compliance Audit Targets As an Importer or Exporter you are ultimately responsible for ensuring compliance with import/export laws and regulations related to your shipments and declarations made to the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). CBSA manages trade compliance by performing audits either randomly or through compliance verification priorities. Specified commodities are identified for

Jan 3, 2017

Increased Fees for Vehicle Imports Effective January 1

Industry Updates

Effective January 1, 2017, Transport Canada increased registration fees associated with vehicle imports under the Registrar of Imported Vehicles (RIV) Program. The Registrar of Imported Vehicles is a national program allowing Canadians to import vehicles purchased at retail in the United States. Upon importation, the vehicles are registered, inspected and certified for compliance with requirements under Canada’s