Important SFCA Update for Canadian Food Importers and Exporters

Canada’s Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has announced its MY CFIA portal is now able to process licences as required by the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) in keeping with the Safe Food for Canadians Act (SCFA). For many food businesses regulated by SFCR, having a licence will be a requirement to import or export…

US Surtax Remission Order

By way of background, in response to the section 232 tariffs imposed by the US on Canadian steel and aluminum products, Canada applied reciprocal surtaxes effective July 1, 2018 on certain imports of steel, aluminum and other products from the U.S. However, to protect the competitiveness of businesses affected by these countermeasures, the Government has…

International Air Services are Available to Saudi Arabia

Please be advised that Delmar’s International Air Department is still providing Canadian air services to and from Saudi Arabia. These services will remain available until further notice and can be deployed as possible solutions regarding the recent ocean disruption. For further information or to receive a quote please contact your local CRM.

Temporary Disruption to Saudi-Canadian Services

Please be advised that due to the lasting political climate between Canada and Saudi Arabia, Delmar’s major ocean carriers will stop accepting bookings from all ports in Canada to all ports in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. As such, Delmar International Inc. will suspend all of its services to Saudi Arabia until further notice. If…

New Canadian Food Safety Regulations Effective January 15, 2019

On January 15, 2019, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Government of Canada will implement new food safety regulations that affect parties processing, importing and/or handling food and related products for human consumption. The Safe Food for Canadians Act (SFCA) and Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR) are intended to modernize food safety in…

U.S. To Eliminate Duties on Imports of Uncoated Canadian Groundwood Paper

The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) today announced that U.S. producers have not been materially injured or threatened by imports of Canadian uncoated groundwood paper often used as newsprint. The specific USITC product scope in this case included: Paper not coated on either side and has 50 percent or more of its cellulose fiber content…