Standard container sizes were recently removed for some foods as a result of the Food Product Innovation initiative. AIRS will be updated to reflect this change. In the meantime, here are the important steps affected importers need to take if receiving a rejection notice from the IID system for a missing ministerial exemption.
Canada has launched consultations inviting Canadians to share their views regarding the development of a model Canadian digital trade agreement. Find out all the details that you need to know, and how to submit your input.
Manufacturer, wholesaler, retailer, or importer of vehicles and aircraft priced over $100,000 and certain vessels priced over $250,000? Registration is now open to ensure you are prepared when the Luxury Tax program begins on September 1, 2022. Find out all the important details that you need to know here.
Importer of animal and/or plant products into the U.S.? APHIS will be launching their newly developed Agricultural Commodity Import Requirements (ACIR) database as of September 30, 2022. Find out all the important details that you need to know here.
Importer of goods into the U.S. from Russia and/or Belarus? Your goods may be affected by the upcoming increase in duty rate on certain articles/imports. Find out all the details you need to know here.
Tired not being able to locate or access your CFIA permits, licences and approvals? Good news, CFIA have launched a new web tool: the Permissions Finder to help you find your information/documents easier. This tool helps businesses and individuals find the information they need when conducting import, export or domestic activity with food, plants or animals in Canada. Find out all the details and access here.
Importer of plant and animal products? APHIS, has warned importers of submitting incorrect or incomplete data pertaining to Licenses, Permits, Certificates or Other (LPCO) — specifically in the PG13 and PG14 lines of the APHIS core message set. Find out everything you need to know to stay compliant, and ensure your goods can be imported without issue.
Will the July 2022 CBSA Trade Verification Priorities affect your business? What should you do if you've imported targeted goods? Find out the answers to these, and all the details you need to know here.
Importers and manufacturers will soon be required to notify the EPA before importing, manufacturing, or processing any of 20 chemical substances for an activity designated as a significant new use. Find out all important details on dates of implementation, notification requirements, chemical substances affected and much more here.
Health Canada has announced new nutrition labelling regulations for packaged foods to help Canadians make informed food choices. Find out all the details on this, including dates of when you will need to change your labels and comply with the new requirement.
Updated - UFLPA's Entity List now available. Will your business be affected by the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act? Find out the details on a newly released operational guide for importers to help to assist in preparing for the implementation of a ban on goods from forced labor regions, which goes into effect on June 21, 2022.
IBEW says CN rail signal and communication workers have walked off the job across the country and have been legally on strike as of 11 a.m. local time on Saturday, June 18, 2022. Find out all the important details on this here.
A major shipping reform act (Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022) has been signed into law. This new law will crack down on foreign-owned carriers’ unfair shipping price hikes, strengthen maritime supply chain and reduce costs for consumers. Find out all the details that you need to know here.
Importer of goods from the Ukraine? Good news, a remission order on customs duties paid or payable has been initiated for goods originating from the Ukraine. Find out all the details that you need to know to qualify and apply.