EICS Message: Softwood Lumber quota for May 2014

May 22, 2014

Please be advised that as the prevailing monthly price for May 2014 exceeds US $355. Charges and volume restraints under the Softwood Lumber Agreement will not be applicable during the month of May 2014.

France to ban U.S., Canadian, Mexican, Japanese pigs

May 17, 2014

France will ban imports of live pigs, pig byproducts and pig sperm from the United States, Canada, Mexico and Japan to combat a virus that has killed millions of piglets in North America and Asia, a farm ministry official said.

D17-1-11, Private Printing Policy and Procedures

May 15, 2014

The following has been updated and is available on the CBSA website:
Memorandum D17-1-11, Private Printing Policy and Procedures

Regulation – Order amending the Export Control List

May 9, 2014

On April 10, 2014, the Government of Canada finalized the regulatory process to amend the Export Control List. This amendment serves to add controls, clarify controls and remove controls over specific items as agreed upon in the various multilateral export control regimes and in accordance with Canadian domestic policy.

Hints in Hot-Growth Exports

April 24, 2014

Last week's merchandise trade figures were pretty impressive, all things considered. Weather has wracked a lot of January and February indicators, but so far, you can count out Canadian trade. Were we just lucky, did we capitalize on others’ weather misfortunes, or is something else going on?