Oct 16, 2017

Deborah Osborne Re-Elected to CSCB Board of Directors

Company News

Congratulations to Deborah Osborne, PF Collins’ Vice-President of Customs & Consulting, on being re-elected to the Canadian Society of Customs Brokers (CSCB) Board of Directors for an additional two-year term. Deborah is a licensed Customs Broker and senior manager with over 30 years of experience in implementing customs brokerage and trade compliance programs across US and

Oct 13, 2017

Canada’s Free Trade Agreements and Sanctions

Industry Updates

Canada’s Free Trade Agreements and Sanctions 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 28 Free Trade Agreements at varying stages of implementation. NAFTA The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is

Jul 4, 2017

Duty Rate Reductions for Canada-EFTA While CETA Faces Further Delays

Industry Updates

Effective July 1, 2017, duty rate reductions will be applied to specific commodities when imported under the Canada-European Free Trade Association (EFTA) Free Trade Agreement. Countries falling under the Canada-EFTA are Iceland, Norway, Switzerland and Liechtenstein. Tariffs reduced: The following reductions in duty rates for specific products under the Most Favoured Nation (MFN) and General Preferential Tariff