Mondaq Canada: International Law
Cassels Brock
As part of Canada's commitment to agreed updates under the World Trade Organization Information Technology Agreement, Canada has removed import tariffs on 54 High Tech classes of goods effective July 1, 2016.
LexSage
It is an important question "Who is the exporter for SIMA purposes?" because exporters must complete exporter requests for information in SIMA anti-dumping/countervailing duty proceedings.
LexSage
In most companies exporting their goods, it is the sales department or the logistics department that prepares and signs the certificates of origin.
LexSage
It is true. There are legal requirements to export certain exports from Canada. On September 1, 2015, the CBSA reissued updated D-Memorandum D-20-1-1 "Exporter Reporting" to remind exporters of the rules.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Both Canada and the European Union (EU) are now in the process of ratifying and implementing The Canada and European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).
McMillan LLP
As of July 1, 2016, Canada has removed tariffs on imports of 54 high tech goods. It has undertaken to phase out all customs duties on another 49 items over the next three years.
LexSage
Many importers in Canada want to minimize the risk of an assessment of customs duties for getting a tariff classification incorrect.
Bennett Jones LLP
On June 30, 2016, the Government of Canada announced plans to modify Canada's export control system to comply with the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT).
LexSage
On March 10, 2016, Canada quietly amended the Regulations Amending the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials (Tunisia and Egypt) Regulations and repealed provisions concerning Egypt.
LexSage
Most SMEs (and many larger companies also) have little familiarity with Canada's export controls and economics laws.
LexSage
On June 15, 2016, the Government of Canada introduced Bill C-21 "An Act to amend the Customs Act" in the House of Commons.
LexSage
The CUFTA is a trade in goods agreement.
LexSage
An ascertained forfeiture is a monetary penalty levied by the CBSA when a CBSA officer believes on reasonable grounds that a person has imported goods into Canada illegally
LexSage
On June 29, 2016, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, U.S. President Obama and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto issues a Statement entitled "Economic Prosperity – Trade and Competitiveness."
LexSage
Products that do not satisfy the main rules of origin may qualify as originating under the "alternative" rules of origin for Origin Quotas in the Canada-EU CETA.
McMillan LLP
Should liquor be allowed to flow freely between the provinces and territories in Canada? The New Brunswick Provincial Court thinks so.
LexSage
A Tariff Rate Quota is an import mechanism whereby the importing country establishes a quantitative restriction as a set volume of a specified product that may be imported at a low or zero rate of duty.
LexSage
The ATT is an United Nations international treaty that regulates the international trade in conventional arms and entered into force on December 24, 2014.
LexSage
On June 29, 2016, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, U.S. President Obama and Mexican President Peña Nieto met in Ottawa, Canada for the North American Leaders' Summit.
LexSage
On June 30, 2016, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Obama issued a Joint Statement on Softwood Lumber.
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