Renouvellement des certificats d’origine généraux de L’Accord Canada–États-Unis–Mexique (ACEUM) pour 2022 (rappel)

L’année 2021 tirant à sa fin, Delmar International souhaiterait profiter de l’occasion pour rappeler à ses clients de remplir et/ou d’obtenir des certificats d’origine de l’ACEUM pour 2022 (« certificats ») couvrant les produits applicables qui sont importés aux États-Unis, au Canada et au Mexique.  Afin de conserver les avantages de l’ACEUM, y compris le statut d’exonération de…

2022 CUSMA/USMCA Blanket Certificate of Origin Renewal Reminder

With 2021 coming to a close, Delmar International would like to take this opportunity to remind its clients to complete and/or obtain new 2022 CUSMA/USMCA Certificates of Origin (“certificate”) covering applicable products being imported into the U.S., Canada or Mexico.  In order to maintain CUSMA/USMCA benefits, including duty free status, U.S., Canadian and Mexican importers should…

Canadian Import Requirements for Romaine Lettuce Updated By CFIA

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has issued an update regarding imports of Romaine Lettuce beginning in September 2021 through December 2021. During this period, a comprehensive sampling and testing program will be reinstated by the agency.  Appropriate licences will be required to import the product during this period. Each importer with an applicable SFC licence to import fresh fruits or vegetables will receive additional information through the MyCFIA portal. As in the previous year, special requirements will be…

CBSA Unions Announce Work Action Beginning August 6, 2021

Unions representing Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) workers, who recently received a strike mandate from their membership, have announced a work-to-rule campaign beginning August 6, 2021. While not a full union strike, any work action could significantly impact cross-border operations managed by the agency.  According to communication from the unions, CBSA officers will execute their duties to the ‘letter of the law’ ensuring full compliance with all required processes and procedures. In doing so, unionized CBSA officers are expected…

Canada & USA – Transpacific Eastbound GRI Update

Please be advised that carriers have announced their intentions to implement a General Rate Increase (GRI) effective June 15, 2021, applicable on the Asia & ISC to Canada & USA trade lanes at the following levels: GRI effective June 15, 2021: USD 2700 per 20′ container USD 3000 per 40′ container USD 3500 per 40′…

Canada & USA – Transpacific Eastbound GRI/PSS Update

Please be advised that the previously announced January 15, 2021 General Rate Increase (GRI) and/or Peak Season Surcharge (PSS), applicable on the Asia & Indian Sub-Continent to Canada & USA trade lanes, has been postponed to February 1, 2021 at the following levels : USD 20.00 per cbm or 500 kg USD 900 per 20′…