Canada’s Countermeasures to U.S. Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

Canada Imposes Countermeasures in Response to U.S. Steel and Aluminum Tariffs On May 31, 2018, the United States (U.S.) announced that it will impose tariffs on imports of certain steel and aluminum products from Canada. In response, Canada intends to impose surtaxes or similar trade-restrictive countermeasures for selected products originating out of the U.S. The

The Administrative Monetary Penalty System (AMPS)

What is the Administrative Monetary Penalty System (AMPS)? The Administrative Monetary Penalty System (AMPS) was implemented by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) in 2002 to encourage compliance with import and export rules and regulations and create a level playing field for Canadian businesses participating in international trade. The program allows the CBSA to issue

Import Regulations for Engines, Vessels & Off-Road Vehicles

Regulations under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act set performance-based emission standards for air pollutants and toxic substances from gasoline-fueled marine engines, fuel systems used in recreational marine vessels, and off-road recreational vehicles such as all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and snowmobiles. Canada Border Services Agency administers these requirements governing importations into Canada. An Import Declaration Form is required