Canada revokes Russia and Belarus from Most-Favoured-Nation Tariff Treatment

Canada has revoked the Most-Favoured-Nation Tariff Treatment for Russia and Belarus, effective March 2, 2022.   This results in the application of the General Tariff for such goods. Under the General Tariff, a tariff rate of 35 per cent will now be applicable on virtually all of these imports. Russia and Belarus will join North Korea as…

Notice to Exporters and Brokers – Export and Brokering of items listed on the Export Control List and the Brokering Control List to Russia 

Global Affairs Canada has issued the below notice to exporters and brokers.   Canada remains deeply committed to supporting Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. Canada remains concerned by the Government of Russia’s ongoing aggression, destabilizing activities and escalation.  Accordingly, effective immediately, Canada will stop the issuance of new permits for the export and brokering of controlled…

Certain Concrete Reinforcing Bar

Notice of Preliminary Determination On March 4, 2021, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), pursuant to the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), made a preliminary determination of dumping respecting certain concrete reinforcing bar from Oman and Russia. The subject goods are usually imported under the following tariff classification numbers: 7213.10.00.11 7213.10.00.12 7213.10.00.13 7213.10.00.90 7214.20.00.00 7215.90.00.20 7215.90.00.30 7227.90.00.50…

Certain Concrete Reinforcing Bar from Oman & Russia—Initiation of an Investigation

On September 22, 2020, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated a dumping investigation, referred to as Rebar III, with respect to certain concrete reinforcing bar (commonly known as rebar) originating in or exported from Algeria, Egypt, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam. Following the initiation of this investigation, there was a surge of imports…