Jan 16, 2018

Canada Customs 2018 Trade Compliance Audit Targets

Industry Updates

Canada Customs 2018 Trade Compliance Audit Targets As an importer or exporter you are ultimately responsible for ensuring compliance with import and 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. Each year,

Dec 6, 2017

How Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties Can Affect Import Costs

Industry Updates

Enacted in 1984, the Special Imports Measures Act (SIMA) was implemented to protect Canadian industry from potential sales and revenue loss resulting from unfair trade practices by foreign producers. Jointly administered by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT), SIMA provides the legislative framework for the application of trade

Nov 2, 2017

Are You Maximizing the Benefits of CETA Preferential Duty Rates?

Industry Updates

Are you maximizing the benefits of CETA preferential duty rates?… Are you aware of all of the trade agreements and sanctions currently in place and which countries are preferred trading partners with Canada?… Does your purchasing department take trade agreements into account when sourcing goods?… Is your company taking advantage of pursuing customers in countries