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For the week of September 3, 2010, the summaries include: 

Canada Border Services Agency

  • Message from CBSA re Labour Day Holiday
  • Message from CBSA re: 1/60th and 1/120th type entries
  • Message from CBSA re: Exchange rate for Myanmar (Burma) Kyat (MMK)

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

  • Changes to Import Notification Requirements for Products in the Non-Federally Registered Food Sector – Phase 3
  • Fish & Seafood – Vietnam certificate
  • Fish & Seafood – Certification Requirements – Taiwan
  • Policy TAHD-DSAT-IE-2002-10-5 Terrestrial Animal Health Import Requirements for Rendered and Inedible Products, August 12, 2010.
  • Policy TAHD-DSAT-IE-2005-9-2 BSE Import Policy for Bovine Animals and Their Products and By-Products, August 23, 2010.
  • Directive D-99-04, August 16, 2010 (4th Revision) Systems Approach Based Oriental Fruit Moth Certification Program. Updated to allow shipments from the states of Idaho and Oregon.
  • Directive D-96-15, July 14, 2010 (9th Revision) Phytosanitary requirements to prevent the spread of Japanese beetle, Popillia japonica, in Canada and the United States. See directive for list of revisions.

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Appeal Nos. AP-2010-007 and AP-2010-008  C.B. Powell Limited. Jars of bacon bits imported from the United States. Change to the origin declared. Tribunal’s jurisdiction to hear these appeals.

Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade

  • EICS Bulletin – Civic Holiday for 6 September
  • EICB Bulletin:  Correction Period for AUGUST Softwood Lumber Permits
  • Handbook of Export and Import Commodity Codes – 2010. List of Chapters with Changes
    since 2010
  • EICB Imports: Textiles and clothing – NAFTA Tariff Preference Level Utilization. Updated
    August 30

United States

  • U.S. CBP Guidance: Discontinuation of the 10 percent duties imposed by the Section 301 action on softwood lumber imports from Canada.
  • U.S. CBP CSMS# 10-000208 – FSIS PHIS Import Industry Information Session and Webinar Schedule. (The Food Safety Inspection Service, USDA)
  • U.S. Bureau of Industry and Security – Regulatory proposal: Best Practices for Transit, Transshipment, and Re-export of Items Subject to the Export Administration Regulations.
  • USDA Assessment of Fees for Dairy Import Licenses for the 2011 Tariff-Rate Import Quota Year. (Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA) 
  • President Obama lays the foundation for a New Export Control System to strengthen national security and the competitiveness of key U.S. manufacturing and technology sectors
  • U.S. Administration strengthens enforcement of U.S. trade laws in support of President’s National Export Initiative. (Press release – U.S. Department of Commerce)

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About GHY International:

One Border – One Broker 

Founded in Winnipeg in 1901 by George Henry Young, GHY International is one of Canada’s oldest brokerage companies, and is family owned and managed by the fourth-generation great grandson of Mr. Young, Richard Riess. 

Over the years, the company has grown to become national and international in scope, with more than 100 employees providing Canadian importers and exporters with a full range of superior international trade services leveraged around our core competency of transborder customs brokerage.

In addition to Canadian and U.S. customs brokerage, GHY International provides clients with services and expertise in:

  • Canadian and U.S. Trade Consulting
  • Web-based Services & Software for Trade Documentation 
  • Small Package Logistics Services between Canada and the USA
  • Regular Trade Updates — Online and through our TradeLines Newsletter
  • Warehouse Consolidation and Deconsolidation 

We’ve Got You Covered

Our Head Office is in Winnipeg, Manitoba where all key business functions are located, including the executive, consulting, management, operations, finance and accounting, information services, human resources and training areas.

Other key regional locations include Toronto and Vancouver with branch release offices and a network of affiliates providing coast-to-coast coverage across Canada.

Our wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary, GHY USA, Inc. is based in Pembina, North Dakota, with satellite offices in Fargo, North Dakota.

We are proud of our reputation as one of the country’s leading providers of trade services, which we view as a tribute to the confidence that our clients continue to place in us, to the quality service provided by our outstanding staff, and to the quality and attention to detail in the way we carry our our role as trade facilitator for our clients.  

To find our more about GHY International visit its website here.