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.

Canada's application for negligible risk status for BSE passes an important milestone

March 15, 2021

The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced that Canada is an important step closer to being recognized by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) as a negligible-risk country for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE).