Malaysia – Export requirements for fish and seafood

January 19, 2019

CFIA advises that Malaysia - Export requirements for fish and seafood has been updated to include additional statements for aquacultured fish and seafood products.

Softwood Lumber U.S. Trade Remedy Proceedings – Impact of the partial U.S. government shutdown

January 16, 2019

To customs brokers representing softwood lumber companies, Global Affairs Canada would be grateful for onward transmission of this notice to your clients.

Further to our email of December 18, 2018, please note that the United States government is currently in a partial shutdown.

Atlantic Growth Strategy mission strengthens trade relationship with China

December 7, 2018

Trade with China represents one of Canada’s greatest opportunities for economic growth, as China is one of the largest and fastest growing economies. Building on our trade relationships with China is key to creating good well-paying jobs in Atlantic Canada.

Canada’s provincial-industrial export outlook

November 30, 2018

Canada’s exports are caught between global mega-shifts in both opportunities and risks. On the positive side, global growth is strong, and the primary driver is our top customer. In addition, our US sales now enjoy more certainty, with the signing of the USMCA agreement. A further plus is the steady diversification of exports to fast-growing emerging markets.

Are global exports faltering?

October 30, 2018

Hearts skipped a beat in early 2018 with the release of trade data. US exports suddenly turned sour in the opening months, and the scourge spread to Europe and the emerging world before the year was half over. Softness led to speculation that the multi-month strong run was over, naturally tapped out, and further beset by tariffs and other walls, real and imagined.