Mar 26, 2018

Importing a Vessel into Canada

Industry Updates

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

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