CBSA Unions Reach Tentative Agreement with Federal Government

2021-08-10T14:25:04+00:00August 9th, 2021|Trade Compliance|

After a marathon negotiating session, unions representing almost 9,500 employees of the Canada Border Services Agency, late Friday announced they have reached a tentative agreement with the federal government, bringing an end to a sweeping job action that resulted in long delays and traffic issues at border crossings.

Weekly Trade Briefing: June 7-11, 2021

2021-06-16T15:27:44+00:00June 15th, 2021|Canada Customs, International Trade Issues, Other Government Agencies/Depts., Trade Compliance, U.S. Customs|

Find out what the latest trade developments are from CBSA workers holding strike votes over pay and 'toxic workplace culture' - to a ruling where #importers must file protests with CBP in order to preserve their ability to obtain duty refunds in connection with exclusions from Section301 tariffs, we've detailed these and much more for you here.

Update: CBSA Seeking Comments on Budget 2021 Proposed Valuation Changes

2021-06-10T15:51:40+00:00June 10th, 2021|Canada Customs, International Trade Issues|

Did you know there is a loophole that currently enables some non-resident importers (NRIs) to value their goods at a lower price than most Canadian/domestic importers? The government and CBSA are gearing up to mitigate this with new measures and CBSA is currently seeking public input regarding these measures announced in Budget 2021. Find out all the details here.

Canadian Duty Drawbacks: A Risk-Free Way to Recover Money

2021-02-11T23:15:35+00:00July 18th, 2019|Canada Customs|

Duty drawback is a customs program administered by the Canada Border Services Agency that is designed to help Canadian companies be more competitive in the global marketplace by allowing them to fully recover the duties, taxes and other fees paid on imported goods that are later exported from the country under certain conditions.