Exports

Amended food export certificate for fish and seafood to Mexico

January 15, 2021

CFIA will be updating the Food export requirements library on January 15, 2021 to include the new version of the Mexican export certificate for fish and seafood. The required document is the Certificate of Fish Health and Hygiene for Mexico CFIA/ACIA 5206 (2020/05).

Australia - WTO Notification - Emergency Measures to Safeguard Against Khapra Beetle

January 14, 2021

On August 4, 2020, Australia initiated a World Trade Organization (WTO) notification on their intention to implement a series of emergency measures to safeguard Australia against the entry, establishment, and spread of khapra beetle (Trogoderma granarium).  Last month, the Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures division at Global Affairs Canada  provided an update to industry, provincial

Export of fresh and frozen fish and seafood products to China / Exportation de poissons et de fruits de mer frais et congelés vers la Chine

December 31, 2020

China has just informed Canada that the existing export certificate for fresh and frozen fish and seafood will continue to be accepted for imports into China until negotiations on the revised certificate are finalized.

Export of fresh and frozen fish and seafood products to China / Exportation de poissons et de fruits de mer frais et congelés vers la Chine

December 30, 2020

In November 2020, China advised Canada to implement new export certification requirements by January 1, 2021, for the export of fresh and frozen fish and seafood products. Canada has proposed a revised certificate but negotiations on the certificate are not finalized.

U.K. and EU Strike Post-Brexit Deal

December 24, 2020

After months of talks and at almost the last minute, Britain and the European Union struck a provisional free-trade agreement Thursday that should avert New Year chaos for cross-border traders and bring a measure of certainty for businesses after years of Brexit turmoil.

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