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

Canada’s Free Trade Agreements

Canada’s Free Trade Agreements Did you know? Canada’s total trade is worth more than two-thirds of its GDP and approximately 75% of this value occurs between countries that have engaged in a Free Trade Agreement. Canada currently has Free Trade Agreements at varying stages of implementation with more than 40 countries.   NAFTA The North American

Importing a Vessel into Canada

Considering Importing a Vessel into Canada? If you are a vessel owner or operator planning to import a vessel for a project or import a boat for registry in Canada, there are various rules and regulations to consider. The operation of foreign vessels in Canada is regulated by the Government of Canada’s Coasting Trade Act