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Proposed Changes to Calculating Duty

Changes Coming to how Imported Goods are Valued? Proposed Changes to Calculating the Value of your Imported Goods For Canadian import businesses, staying up-to-date with regulations is crucial to maintaining a smooth and compliant importing process.  Canada's government has proposed changes which could significantly impact the way businesses calculate the

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How to Calculate the Value of your Goods

How to Calculate the Value of your Goods The Different Methods of Determining Valuation Customs valuation is a significant part of the importation process. It is a procedure that is applied in determining the correct value of goods to be imported. This is the base value which the Canada Border


Canada Bans Single-Use Plastics

Canada Bans Certain Single-Use Plastics Canada has joined a handful a countries around the world that have placed a ban on single use plastics. This means that once the ban in place, certain plastic products will not be allowed to be manufactured, sold, exported, or imported into Canada.There is increasing


Key Players Involved When Importing Into Canada

Key Players Involved When Importing Into Canada Importing into Canada involves several key players. Knowing how the supply chain works will help you make the right decisions, cut costs, and avoid legal troubles. Even if you’re a seasoned importer, a complete know-how of the parties involved can help you move forward with confidence.


Guide to Choosing the Right Product to Import

Guide to Choosing the Right Product to Import The goal of any business is to make profits, regardless of what it’s offering. To make bigger profits in the import and export business, you need to make the right decisions from the beginning. This begins by choosing the right product to


Importing Cats into Canada

Importing Cats into Canada Imports of pet cats into Canada has been on the rise recently. With more people working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, owning a pet is appealing. Choosing to import a cat into Canada can be a big decision to make. It is important to


Importing Goods for Valentine’s Day

Importing Goods into Canada for Valentine's Day Its easy to notice that Valentine’s Day is approaching when you see red hearts all over tv commercials and storefronts. Gifts like jewellery, stuffed animals, and chocolates are among the many items that are very popular purchases this time of year. Imports of


Obtaining the SFC License

Obtaining the SFC License The Safe Food for Canadians Regulations have been in force since January 15, 2019. Some requirements came into effect immediately and some were phased in over 2020 and 2021. As of July 15, 2020, it is now required to have a Safe Food for Canadians License


Importing a Dog into Canada

Importing a Dog into Canada The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada continue to restrict certain activities and freedoms. As a direct result of this, we are seeing imports of things that help people deal with spending more time inside. Products like exercise equipment and board games are very


Importing Brewery Equipment into Canada

Importing Brewery Equipment into Canada Beer has always been a popular pastime of Canadians. The past couple of years has seen a massive increase in popularity of the craft breweries, or microbreweries as they are also known. There has been a corresponding rise in the rise in imports of beer

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