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Global trade deal reached after 2 decades

December 24, 2013

A deal to boost global trade has been approved by the World Trade Organization's 159 member economies for the first time in nearly two decades, keeping alive the possibility that a broader agreement to create a level playing field for rich and poor countries can be reached in the future.

Import Requirements for Handicrafts, Decorative and Festive Wood Items

December 22, 2013

In an effort to protect Canadian agriculture, forestry and the environment, Canada regulates the import of non-processed, non-propagative plant products to reduce the risk of introduction and spread of pests.

CN 13-022, Proposed Regulatory Amendments to the Customs Sufferance Warehouses Regulations - Annual Licence Fee Removal

December 22, 2013

Customs Notice (13-022) has been posted on the CBSA website at: http://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/publications/cn-ad/cn13-022-eng.html.

It provides information on a proposed regulatory amendment to the Customs Sufferance Warehouses Regulations.

D15-2-44, Certain Carbon Steel Pipe Fittings

December 22, 2013

The CBSA has advised that Memorandum D15-2-44, Certain Carbon Steel Pipe Fittings has been canceled as of December 5, 2013.

This memo is available at: http://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/publications/dm-md/d15/d15-2-44-eng.pdf.

Silicon Metal, Inquiry No. NQ-2013-003

December 22, 2013

Appeals No. AP-2012-047 and AP-2012-048

Finding issued Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Reasons issued Wednesday, December 4, 2013

IN THE MATTER OF an inquiry, pursuant to section 42 of the Special Import Measures Act, respecting:

THE DUMPING AND SUBSIDIZING OF SILICON METAL ORIGINATING IN OR EXPORTED FROM THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

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