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Canada: Tariff consultations, trade and customs updates

Canada: Tariff consultations, trade and customs updates

The government in Canada has launched trade and customs consultations and taken other customs-related actions.


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  • The consultations follow the 2016 federal budget announcement that the government would review eliminating the most favored nation (MFN) duty rates on certain tariff items for goods used in agri-food processing, and may provide savings for food manufacturers.
  • The grace period has been extended to 1 June 2016 in which exporters may make a voluntary disclosure if they have not reported exports of goods that are trans-shipped through the United States.
  • Canada will phase out import duty on certain technology products—including headphones, speakers, printing and photographic plates, storage devices (USB keys and discs), and satellites—beginning 1 July 2016.


Read a May 2016 report [PDF 66 KB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in Canada: Customs Update – Government Launches Tariff Consultations 

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