Canadian international merchandise trade, January 2021

March 5, 2021

Canada posted a trade surplus of $1.4 billion in January, the first since May 2019, owing to a sharp 8.1% increase in merchandise exports. It was also the largest surplus since July 2014. Imports rose 0.9% in January compared with the previous month.

Fish Export Requirements for Brazil and Hong Kong

February 20, 2021

Requirements update for the export of fish and seafood to Brazil for human consumption

Basel Convention plastic waste amendments

February 8, 2021

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) would like to inform you of controls and permit requirements that now apply to exports of plastic waste from Canada to most parts of the world, further to additional requirements under existing Canadian regulations. 

Export certificate and required statement for the export of fish gelatin to the USA / Certificat d'exportation et énoncé requis lors de l'exportation de gélatine de poisson vers les États-Unis

January 18, 2021

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has updated the Food export requirements library to include the required export certificate and statement for the export of fish gelatin to the USA for further processing in the USA and then exported to the EU from the USA.

Export of highly refined products to the European Union / Exportation de produits hautement raffinés vers l'Union européenne

January 16, 2021

A new certificate for the export of highly refined products to the EU is now available.