International Trade Compliance

CBSA Message: TCC20-054 – TCCU After Hours Status Calls / Appels à l'USTCC après les heures ouvrables portant sur un status

May 12, 2020

Clients Affected: All clients and service providers who transmit trade data using EDI and /or eManifest Portal

The Canada Border Services Agency would like to take this opportunity to remind all clients of the terms and conditions for utilizing the emergency after-hours service provided by the Technical Commercial Client Unit (TCCU).

Canadian Trade Controls Compliance - COVID-19 Considerations

April 24, 2020

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses in Canada are experiencing an increase in demand to import or export COVID-19 related products or technology. Although the pandemic is causing companies to operate on limited funds, compliance with Canada's import and export controls is still required as controls have not been relaxed.

WCO and UPU take action to facilitate the sharing of information on the global postal supply chain in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic

April 22, 2020

On 15 April 2020, the World Customs Organization (WCO) and the Universal Postal Union (UPU) sent a joint letter to inform their respective Members of the actions taken by the WCO and the UPU in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, emphasizing that coordination between Customs administrations and designated postal operators (DOs) is critical to the continued facilitation of the global postal suppl

[U.S.] Kudlow: Tariff payment deferrals rejected as ‘too complicated’

April 7, 2020

The Trump administration has decided not to postpone tariff payments as part of its response to the pandemic, National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said on Friday.

March 30: CBSA COVID-19 Commercial Update to Industry Stakeholders | Rapport commercial aux intervenants de l’industrie

March 31, 2020

CBSA has provided a commercial update addressing questions raised following last Friday’s announcement and the publication of Customs Notice 20-11, Extension of Timeframes for Payment of Customs Duties and GST (COVID-19):