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What are they? Why are they needed in the import process? There are four main documents commonly used in the international shipping of cargo. What are they and why are they needed? It is one of the most important documents in the shipping industry. It is a contract of carriage between the carrier and the shipper.
On August 14th, 2023, the Canada Border Services Agency announced that the import-altering aspects of CARM (CBSA’s Assessment and Revenue Management) Release 2 are now expected in May of 2024. Release 2 remains on schedule, releasing in October of 2023,
So you have just cleared your first shipment into the US, and the prospects for increasing exports are high; your business plan is coming together! However, upon receipt of your first invoice from your US customs broker, you notice an additional charge that does not equal the original expenses you had expected.
In May 2023, Canada Border Services Agency published a proposed amendment to the value for duty regulations. The intent of their proposal is to remove, in CBSA’s view, the unfair advantage to Non-Resident Importers (NRIs) by basing Value for
You have made your sale, shipped the goods to your US buyer, and the shipment is on its way to the border. Then, without warning, the goods are stopped at the port of entry, and the customs broker requests an IRS number.
If you are importing a dog to Canada from the US, it’s important to understand the process. It is relatively simple if you ensure all the requirements are met before your pet arrives at the border, one that may or may not involve a customs broker.
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has released the verification priority list for July 2023. This post gives an overview of verifications, their importance to importers, trade compliance, and tips for importers to stay compliant.