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EU firms refuse UK deliveries over Brexit tax changes

January 6, 2021

Some EU specialist online retailers have said they will no longer deliver to the UK because of tax changes which came into force on 1 January.

Bicycle part firm Dutch Bike Bits said from now on, it would ship to every country in the world except the UK.

"We are forced by British policy to stop dealing with British customers," it said on its website.

New year, old trade wars: lumber, dairy disputes set for arbitration

January 5, 2021

Two of the thorniest trade disputes between Canada and the U.S. — on softwood lumber and dairy — are ready for a comeback in 2021 under the new NAFTA.

Interest rates for the first calendar quarter

December 30, 2020

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced today the prescribed annual interest rates that will apply to any amounts owed to the CRA and to any amounts owed by the CRA to individuals and corporations. These rates will be in effect from January 1, 2021 to March 31, 2021.

December 18: COVID-19 CBSA Commercial & Trade Update

December 21, 2020

Key Issue

  • Canada is extending non-essential travel restrictions with the United States until January 21st, 2021.

COVID-19 Commercial Update to Industry Stakeholders, December 18, 2020