International Trade Compliance

Customs Tariff 2017 - T2017-5

October 3, 2017

T2017-5 is now available on CBSA’s website. This update includes the EU FTA version of the Customs Tariff.

CETA – Confirmed Implementation Date/Origin Quotas

September 20, 2017

Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) Origin Quotas – Notices to importers and exporters

The Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act received Royal Assent on May 16, 2017 and will be provisionally applied on September 21, 2017.

CBSA Message: MRAs with the Customs Administrations of Israel and Australia

August 19, 2017

In July 2017, in Brussels Belgium, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) signed bilateral Mutual Recognition Arrangements (MRA) with the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) and the Israel Tax Authority (ITA) regarding our respective Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) programs; Partners in Protection (PIP) in Canada.

New Commercial Payments and Accounts Website

July 18, 2017

The CBSA has launched a new Commercial Payments and Accounts site, available at, to help keep the trade community up-to-date on important information that may affect your business transactions with the CBSA.

Consultations on the renegotiation and modernization of NAFTA

June 23, 2017

On June 3, 2017, the Government of Canada launched public consultations on the renegotiation and modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Public consultations are an important step toward the renegotiations process. The views gathered from Canadians will inform the federal government’s approach as we engage with the United States and Mexico.