May 22, 2019

Update: Surtax on the Importation of Certain Steel Goods

Importing

Update: Surtax on the Import of Certain Steel Goods Global Affairs Canada has published a new Notice to Importers, which reflects amendments to the Order Imposing a Surtax on the Importation of Certain Steel Goods.  NOTE: This notice has no impact on tariffs for steel and aluminum products originating in and imported from the United States.

Dec 4, 2018

SWI | The Single Window Initiative

Importing

The Single Window Initiative (SWI) The Single Window Initiative (SWI) is an initiative of the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) that allows importers submit all information related to their shipments electronically for customs clearance. SWI helps importers meet the requirements of multiple government departments through the use of a single, electronic customs declaration. How SWI

Oct 12, 2018

Provisional Safeguard Surtax Applied to Imported Steel

Importing

Provisional Safeguard Surtax on Certain Imported Steel On October 25, 2018, the Department of Finance Canada applied a provisional safeguard surtax on steel products in seven product categories. The purpose of the surtax is to prevent the diversion of foreign steel products into Canada. The Order Imposing a Surtax on the Importation of Certain Steel

Jun 29, 2018

Canada’s Retaliatory Tariffs on U.S. Goods

Importing

Canada’s Retaliatory Tariffs on U.S. Goods The Government of Canada has finalized the┬álist of U.S. products that will be subject to retaliatory tariffs. On July 1, 2018 Canada will impose approximately $16.6 billion in surtaxes on imports originating out of the United States in response to U.S. actions on certain steel and aluminum products from

Jun 8, 2018

Canada’s Countermeasures to U.S. Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

Importing

Canada’s Countermeasures to U.S. Steel and Aluminum Tariffs On May 31, 2018, the United States (U.S.) announced that it will impose tariffs on imports of certain steel and aluminum products from Canada. In response, Canada intends to impose surtaxes or similar trade-restrictive countermeasures for selected products originating out of the U.S. The additional 25% or

May 30, 2018

AMPS | The Administrative Monetary Penalty System

Exporting

The Administrative Monetary Penalty System (AMPS) are monetary penalties issued by Canada Customs for non-compliance with import/export laws. Under AMPS, the CBSA can issue penalties to importers and exporters for non-compliance with import/export laws. Learn more about AMPS and how to stay compliant.