Reminder: CBSA Confirms Transition to Single-Window Requirements on August 17, 2020

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has confirmed its intent to decommission certain legacy electronic cargo release options in favor of those required under its Single-Window Initiative (SWI) program. This decommissioning process was previously delayed from April 2020 due to considerations around the COVID-19 health emergency. Effective August 17, 2020, Canadian imports regulated or co-regulated by…

CBSA Reporting Systems Issues Causing Marine Cargo Delays

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has reported systems issues, which began last week, and to- date, is not resolved.  This is impeding the timeliness of importing marine (ocean) cargo. Over the past several days, CBSA has been unable to process some ocean carrier documents as a result of issues around their national marine cargo…

CBSA Trade Compliance Verification Priorities List for 2020

As in past years, the CBSA (Canada Border Services Agency) released a list of Trade Compliance Verification Priorities. These are the commodities that the CBSA will be focusing on for audit purposes in 2020. Although the CBSA audits a wide variety of products above and beyond this listing, importers of these specific commodities should be…

CBSA Trade Compliance Verification Priorities List for 2019

As in past years, the CBSA (Canada Border Services Agency) have released a list of their Trade Compliance Verification Priorities. These are the commodities that the CBSA will be focusing on for audit purposes in 2019. Although the CBSA audit a wide variety of products above and beyond this listing, importers of these specific commodities…

Cold-Rolled Steel

Notice of Preliminary Determinations On August 23, 2018, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), made preliminary determinations of dumping and subsidizing with respect to certain cold-rolled steel in coils or cut lengths from China, South Korea and Vietnam. The subject goods are usually classified under the following tariff classification numbers: 7209.15.00.00 7209.16.00.00 7209.17.00.00 7209.18.00.00 7209.25.00.00…

Corrosion-Resistant Steel Sheet

Notice of Initiation of Investigation The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated an investigation, on July 26, 2018, under the Special Import Measures Act respecting the alleged injurious dumping of certain corrosion-resistant steel sheet from China, Chinese Taipei, India and South Korea. The investigation follows a complaint filed by ArcelorMittal Dofasco G.P. The complaint is…