United Kingdom, Plant Quarantine Import Requirement Update / Royaume-Uni, Mise à jour des exigences de quarantaine à l'importation pour les végétaux

May 19, 2021

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The United Kingdom will introduce measures for Agrilus bilineatus (Twolined chestnut borer), a pest that is endemic to Canada.

The new measures will apply to wood and woodchips of Quercus spp. and Castanea spp. from Canada and the United States.

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:​