CUSMA | Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement

CUSMA Effective July 1, 2020 The Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) is free trade agreement between Canada, the United States, and Mexico that replaced the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on July 1, 2020. The introduction of CUSMA will require changes for Canadian businesses seeking duty relief on their imported and exported goods. For example,

Temporarily Reduced Hours at Canadian Border Crossings

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced the temporary reduction of service hours at Canadian border crossings along the Canada-United States border. The changes go into effect on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 11:59 EDT and will remain in effect until the Government of Canada’s restrictions on entry into

Duty Relief for COVID-19 PPE and Medical Supplies

Duty Relief for COVID-19 PPE and Medical Supplies On May 6, 2020, Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) issued Customs Notice 20-19, Certain Goods Remission Order (COVID-19), granting relief on the duty portion of certain Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and medical supplies imported after May 5, 2020.   Duty relief is open to all importers, regardless