Trade Talk2021-08-16T17:34:19+00:00

Trade Talk

We know the complex business of importing and exporting goods and we’re here to make it simple for you with our Trade Talk Blog.

Certificates of Origin and Free Trade Agreements

If you're importing goods to Canada or the USA, a Certificate of Origin (CO) is one of the documents you will need to provide. This document assists Customs in the assessment of the Rules of Origin and verification of the duties and taxes required on your imported goods. Here's everything you need to know about this documentation requirement for Customs.

August 16th, 2021|Trade Talk Blog|

Importing Cosmetics into Canada

Do you understand what products are considered cosmetics by CBSA? Importing cosmetics into Canada can be complex because of strict regulations and acts imposed by the Canada Border Service Agency (CBSA) and Health Canada. Understand all the rules related to importing cosmetics into Canada and ensure you do not face any issues or penalties during the process here.

August 5th, 2021|Trade Talk Blog|

Post Entry Appeals

Did you know that you have the option to file an appeal with Canada Customs/CBSA regarding their assessment on your import(s)/entry if you believe it to be inaccurate or incorrect? Here's everything you need to know on filing a post-entry appeal on your import(s).

August 3rd, 2021|Trade Talk Blog|

Post Entry Corrections

Did you know, as an importer you can correct discrepancies in the information provided to CBSA at the time of release of your goods? Filing a request is mandatory to amend discrepancies that result in either duty payable or a nil amount owed to CBSA. Here's everything you need to know on filing a post-entry correction on your import(s).

July 26th, 2021|Trade Talk Blog|

CBSA Requests for Information

CBSA may request additional information from you on goods you've already imported and paid duties on. There are two main types of requests for information you may receive from CBSA that you need to be aware of. We detail these, along with why you may have received such a request, and what you need to do when you receive it.

July 12th, 2021|Trade Talk Blog|

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