The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (“CITT”) has changed their website and have added a page listing all the target dates for expiry reviews (5 year sunset reviews) of existing antidumping and countervailing duty orders.

This is helpful to importers and foreign producers because Canada made changes to the Special Import Measures Act a few years

On August 15, 2019, the Canada-United States Preclearance Agreement (officially known as the Agreement on Land, Rail, Marine and Air Transport Preclearance between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United States of America) entered into effect. The Canada-United States Preclearance Agreement was signed on March 16, 2015.

Global Affairs Canada announced

Canada has implemented economic sanctions to suppress international terrorism under three complimentary legal mechanisms:

1. The United Nations Al-Qaida and Taliban Regulations, imposed pursuant to the United Nations Act;

2. The Regulations Implementing the United Nations Resolutions on the Suppression of Terrorism, also imposed pursuant to the United Nations Act; and

On August 9, 2019, Canada’s Department of Finance announced that “Canada Welcomes Anticipated Construction of One of the World’s Cleanest LNG Facilities” and hidden in the announcement is an unusual exception to the Canadian International Trade Tribunal’s (“CITT”) antidumping order on Fabricated Industrial Steel Components (“FISC”).  On May 25, 2017, the CITT issued

On July 27, 2019, Global Affairs Canada started a consultation on whether South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and the United Kingdom should join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (“CPTPP”). An announcement was published in the Canada Gazette, Part 1. Global Affairs Canada has also indicated in a backgrounder that they “welcome views on

On July 25, 2019, Canada and the European Union issued a joint statement confirming they had reached an Interim Appeal Arbitration Arrangement to resolve World Trade Organization (“WTO”) disputes (at the Appellate Body stage). Starting on December 10, 2019, the Appellate Body will be unable to hear new appeals due to the United States blocking

On July 23, 3019, the Parliament of France approved the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (the “Canada-EU CETA”).  Even though the French Senate must also approve ratification of the Canada-EU CETA, we are going to mark this as a ratification.  So far half of the countries have completed sets to ratify the Canada-EU

In June 2018, Canada implemented a company-specific normal value review process. Normal value reviews are administrative proceedings conducted by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA”) upon request by an exporter – here is the link to normal value reviews that have been conducted or that are underway.  This new normal value review process is

The Government of Canada is consulting with stakeholders concerning the allocation and administration of tariff rate quotas (TRQs) for dairy (e.g., cheese, milk, butter), eggs and poultry (e.g., chicken, turkey). Canada’s dairy, poultry and egg TRQs are implemented and administered by Global Affairs Canada in accordance with the Export and Import Permits Act and its

On September 30, 2018, Canada, the United States and Mexico announced the conclusion of the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (the “CUSMA” or “USMCA” or “NAFTA 2.0”), a modernized free trade agreement that will replace the existing North American Free Trade Agreement (“NAFTA”).  On November 30, 2018, the CUSMA was signed by each