Mexico Amends Textile/Apparel TPL Allocation Procedures

January 29, 2014

Mexico’s Ministry of Economy recently published a regulation in the Diario Oficial de la Federación amending the tariff preference level allocation procedures for certain non-NAFTA-originating textile and apparel products.

Update to CFIA Meat Hygiene Directives

January 29, 2014

The following meat hygiene directives are now available in HTML versions at:
MHD 2013-56
Chapter 11 – section 11.7.3 Honduras (2013-12-03)

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.

Loonie continues slide below 92 cents US

January 24, 2014

The Canadian dollar continued to drop on Thursday, sinking below 92 cents US before recovering in early trading.

The currency is at lowest level since the fall of 2009, hammered by strong economic news in the U.S. and lower oil prices, as a widening Canadian trade deficit. At midday it was trading at 92.14...

Government helps food processors reach export markets

January 24, 2014

On behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, Parliamentary Secretary Pierre Lemieux (Glengarry—Prescott—Russell) and Member of Parliament Chungsen Leung (Willowdale) announced today an investment of up to $2.65 million to the Canadian Food Exporters Association (CFEA) to help food and beverage processors increase their competitiveness in key global markets around the world.