Exporters of Live Lobster and Lobster Tomalley Products to Japan

September 30, 2013

Please be advised that the following has been updated on the CFIA website:
- List of Exporters of Live Lobster and Lobster Tomalley Products to Japan (Establishments modified: 0424) (Establishment deleted: 3821)

[US] Food Imports, User Fees, Electronic Import System Among Topics of Forthcoming USDA Rules

September 30, 2013

The Department of Agriculture recently issued its semiannual regulatory agenda, which lists proposed and final regulations affecting international trade in agricultural goods that could be issued within the next year as well as rulemaking proceedings that have been in process for some time and are not as likely to see further progress in the near term.

WTO Lowers Trade Growth Estimate for 2013 and 2014

September 30, 2013

The World Trade Organization announced Sept. 19 that its economists are now forecasting global trade growth of 2.5% in 2013, down from the 3.3% they projected in April, and 4.5% in 2014, down from 5.0%. Both would still be better than 2012, which saw trade growth fall to 2.0% from 5.2% in 2011.

Certain Steel Plate, Initiation of Investigation - Statement of Reasons

September 30, 2013

Dumping case number: AD/1402
Dumping file number: 4214-41

Update to CFIA Meat Hygiene Directives

September 30, 2013

The following meat hygiene directives are now available in HTML versions at:
MHD 2013-40
Chapter 11 - Section 11.7.3 – South Africa (2013-07-09)