Canadian international merchandise trade, March 2021

May 8, 2021

In March, Canada's imports posted a significant increase of 5.5%, while exports edged up 0.3%. As a result, following two consecutive monthly trade surpluses, Canada's merchandise trade balance returned to a deficit position, moving from a surplus of $1.4 billion in February to a deficit of $1.1 billion in March.

Cancellation of certain export permits to Turkey

April 12, 2021

The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs today issued the following statement:​

Apparel for Export to the European Union

April 6, 2021

Pursuant to the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) growth provisions for origin quotas under Annex 5-A – Origin quotas and alternatives to the product-specific rules of origin in Annex 5, the quantities for apparel exports to the EU u

Urgent measures to prevent the spread of gypsy moth on nursery stock

March 20, 2021

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) today issued a Notice to Industry about the implementation of urgent interim measures to help prevent the movement of gypsy moth on host nursery stock for the 2021 shipping season.