Canada and U.S. Lift Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

Canada and United States Agree to Remove Steel and Aluminum Tariffs In a joint statement on May 17, Canada and the United States announced they have reached an agreement to lift tariffs imposed on steel and aluminum products in 2018. Effective May 19, 2019, the agreement applies to the tariffs imposed by the United States

Update: Surtax on the Importation of Certain Steel Goods

Update: Surtax on the Importation of Certain Steel Goods Global Affairs Canada has published a new Notice to Importers, which reflects amendments to the Order Imposing a Surtax on the Importation of Certain Steel Goods.  NOTE: This notice has no impact on tariffs for steel and aluminum products originating in and imported from the United States.

AMPS Penalties to Increase April 1

AMPS Penalties to Increase April 1 Effective April 1, 2019, Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) will increase AMPS penalties related to commercial trade under the Administrative Monetary Penalty System. These increases are part of ongoing changes to CBSA’s processes and procedures to increase border enforcement measures and compliance audits on Importers. In 2017, recommendations from