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Single Window Initiative (SWI): Survival guide for Health Canada Veterinary Drugs

Posted by Canadian Customs Dept. - Cole International on Mar 31, 2021 9:00:00 AM

The new SWI landscape

The Single Window Initiative means several changes for importers:

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Certificates of origin (COO) for Free Trade Agreements (FTA): everything you need to know

Posted by NAFTA & Free Trade Dept. - Cole International on Mar 24, 2021 9:00:00 AM

We’ve written recently about the changes and new requirements for certification of origin for North America’s newest trade agreement, CUMSA/USMCA. Read more about that here.

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Registering in the CARM Client Portal (CCP)

Posted by CDN Customs Consulting Dept. - Cole International on Mar 22, 2021 9:30:00 AM

CARM Release 1 launched May 25, 2021, offering the CARM Client Portal (CCP) registration and delegation ability along with basic CCP functionalities.

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Why work with a logistics partner: a case study

Posted by Sales Department - Cole international on Mar 17, 2021 9:00:00 AM

We’ve written before about the more tangible distinctions between a custom broker, a freight forwarder, and a full-service logistics provider. But beyond the tangibles, what goes into choosing a logistics partner and how do you know you’re choosing the right one?

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Saving duty with gap period entries

Posted by U.S. Customs Dept. - Cole International on Mar 10, 2021 9:00:00 AM

What is a gap period?

A gap period occurs when an importer may have an anti-dumping (ADD) or countervailing duty (CVD) decision coming against them.

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USMCA/CUSMA Certification Of Origin: everything you need to know

Posted by Customs Consulting Department on Mar 3, 2021 9:00:00 AM

The new trade agreement between Canada, US, and Mexico means importers need to be up to date on Certification Of Origin (COO) and the new rules and requirements of this free trade agreement. Find the new forms here

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