Canada disappointed with U.S. final softwood lumber duty rate, says trade minister

November 25, 2021

International Trade Minister Mary Ng and B.C.’s lumber producers say they are disappointed that the U.S. Department of Commerce has decided to increase duties on Canada’s softwood lumber producers.

Use of TRACES NT for the export of dairy products to the European Union / Utilisation de TRACES pour l'exportation de produits laitiers vers l'Union européenne

November 9, 2021

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Effective January 15, 2022 exporters of food and animal commodities destined for the European Union (EU) will be required to use updated export certificates. Export certificates can be accessed through the Trade Control and Expert System New Technology (TRACES NT), which serves as the EU's e-certification system.

Canadian international merchandise trade, September 2021

November 9, 2021

Canada's merchandise exports decreased 2.3% in September, while imports were down 3.0%. Both declines were largely due to the shortage of semiconductor chips and their impact on the production of motor vehicles in North America.

Immediate action required for exports to China / Mesure immédiate requise pour les exportations à destination de la Chine

October 21, 2021

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The Canadian Food Inspection Agency would like to inform Canadian industry who export certain animal-based and plant-based food products to China that their urgent action is necessary by October 22, 2021 to meet China's new requirements.