International Trade Compliance

WCO partners with stakeholders to launch a COVID-19 Trade Facilitation Repository

May 20, 2020

In the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, characterized by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a pandemic on 11 March 2020, countries around the world have been adopting a series of trade and border protection measures to try to contain the spread of the disease across borders.

CUSMA/USMCA Information

May 14, 2020

CBP (U.S. Customs and Border Protection) have announced a United States-Mexico-Canada Center to coordinate the implementation of USMCA.

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