eManifest Implementation Update

October 29, 2013

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) announced today that eManifest requirements for highway and rail carriers will not be mandatory in fall 2013, due to timelines associated with regulatory processes.

Global Growth and the Prospects for Canada’s Exports

October 29, 2013

The following is excerpted from a 1 October 2013 speech by Tiff Macklem, Senior Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada.

Still No Agreement on Harmonized Rules of Origin Work at WTO

October 29, 2013

Following a Sept. 26 meeting, the World Trade Organization’s Committee on Rules of Origin reported that members continue to be divided on whether or not to work toward the completion of negotiations for harmonized non-preferential rules of origin.

Business Groups Want Acceleration of Efforts to Increase North American Competitiveness

October 29, 2013

Major business groups from the U.S., Canada and Mexico sent a joint letter to their country’s leaders Oct. 3 urging an acceleration of efforts to strengthen economic relations among the NAFTA partners and enhance their competitiveness in the global economy.

New air transport agreements offer more choice for exporters

October 29, 2013

Canada has successfully concluded new and expanded air transport agreements with seven countries spanning several regions of the world.The amended agreements with Algeria, Ethiopia, South Africa and Turkey expand Canada’s existing air transport relationships by allowing airlines to introduce more flight options and routings, which benefit passengers and businesses by providing greater choice an