International Trade Compliance

2014 IFCBA World Conference set for Seoul!

February 8, 2014

CSCB members are invited to attend the 2014 IFCBA World Conference, Celebrating 25 years of Trade Facilitation through Expertise and Innovation, which will take place from May 13-17 at the Sheraton Grande Walkerhill Hotel in Seoul, Korea.

Canada-US Regulatory Cooperation Council Webinars

January 24, 2014

Ongoing stakeholder engagement is an important part of the Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Council’s (RCC) work.

Phase I of Cargo Pre-inspection Pilot Concludes

January 18, 2014

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in partnership with Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and Public Safety Canada concluded a five month pilot test of cargo pre-inspection, and deemed the concept feasible.

The truck cargo pre-inspection pilot began on June 18, 2013 at the Pacific Highway crossing adjacent to Surrey, British Columbia (BC)...

January 1 Marks 20th Anniversary of North American Free Trade Agreement

January 17, 2014

The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, today marked the 20th anniversary of the entry into force of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Signed by Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, Mexico’s President Carlos Salinas and U.S. President George H.W. Bush, NAFTA came into effect on January 1, 1994, creating the largest free trade region in the world.

Mexican Tax Reforms Gazetted

January 3, 2014

Mexico's much-anticipated tax reform bill, which includes measures affecting the direct and indirect taxation of corporate taxpayers, has been published in the country's Official Gazette, completing the enactment procedures...