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Will there be duty-relief after Brexit?

Posted by Customs Consulting Department on Dec 23, 2020 9:00:00 AM

The United Kingdom is set to leave the European Union at the stroke of midnight December 31, 2020. This also marks the end of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the UK.

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

Posted by Customs Consulting Department on Dec 9, 2020 9:00:00 AM

The new SWI landscape

The Single Window Initiative means several changes for importers:

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Importing PPE into Canada

Posted by Customs Consulting Department on Dec 2, 2020 9:00:00 AM

During the COVID-19 pandemic, nothing has been more valuable than PPE (Personal Protective Equipment). We wrote about importing PPE into the U.S. recently.

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Single Window Initiative (SWI) - Survival Guide for Health Canada Consumer Products

Posted by Customs Consulting Department on Oct 21, 2020 9:00:00 AM

The new SWI landscape

The Single Window Initiative means several changes for importers:

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Survival guide for shipping container inspections in the U.S.

Posted by Customs Consulting Department on Oct 14, 2020 9:00:00 AM

We’ve written about shipping container inspections in Canada. Learn more about the busiest ports into Canada and what you can do to be prepared.

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Freight forwarder vs. customs broker: what’s the difference

Posted by Customs Consulting Department on Jul 8, 2020 9:00:00 AM

When you’re importing products, understanding what kind of service provider (or providers) you need can be confusing. Do you need a freight forwarder? A customs broker? Both?

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U.S. signs the USMCA

Posted by Customs Consulting Department on Mar 4, 2020 9:00:00 AM

*USMCA/CUSMA replaced NAFTA on July 1st, 2020. Read More...

At the end of January 2020, President Trump ratified the USMCA free trade agreement, a 2,082-page document replacing the 1994 North American Free Trade Act (NAFTA).

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CBSA Verification Priorities: January 2020

Posted by Customs Consulting Department on Jan 29, 2020 9:00:00 AM

Are your goods on it?

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) targets specific industries and products for extra attention at the border to ensure importers are compliant with requirements for tariff classification, product valuation and country of origin.

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