Canadian drug distributors say no to Trump import plan

December 24, 2019

[On December 18,] the [US] administration proposed new regulations that would allow states to import prescription drugs from Canada. They would require a state such as Florida to partner with a wholesaler licensed by Health Canada, which regulates drugs.

Minister Ng announces investment to launch the Saskatchewan Trade Accelerator Program

December 19, 2019

When Canadian businesses export, they become more productive, create more jobs, grow faster, and invest more in research and development.

U.S. Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus Requirements / États-Unis - Exigences relatives au virus du fruit rugueux brun de la tomate

November 23, 2019

On November 15, 2019, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)  released a Federal Order regarding the importation of tomato and pepper which are hosts of the Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus (ToBRFV).

Exports grow as economy rebounds

November 22, 2019

Growth is increasingly hard to come by in this fractious world. Even so, Canadian exporters will manage to eke out gains in overall exports this year and next. That’s quite a feat, given that just a few weeks ago, world exports slid into a rare year-on-year decline. Pessimism is swirling, but Export Development Canada’s outlook argues that this is temporary.

Japan Regulation Amendments / Changement à la réglementation du Japon

November 21, 2019

On October 3, 2019 Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) issued a World Trade Organization (WTO) notification of a regulatory amendment under its Plant Protection Act to exempt certain plants and plant products from requiring phytosanitary certificates.