How Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties Can Affect Import Costs

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

Are You Maximizing the Benefits of CETA Preferential Duty Rates?

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

Deborah Osborne Re-Elected to CSCB Board of Directors

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