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The customs industry is always changing, whether it’s new rules or currency fluctuations that impact demand. Our experts provide you with the most up-to-date news that will keep you informed.

What To Bring To Your Next Vehicle Auction in the U.S.

February 2, 2018

What To Bring To Your Next Vehicle Auction in the U.S.

by Border Buddy

After buying a house, buying a vehicle is perhaps the next biggest purchase a person can make. But buying a vehicle at an auction can also be one of the most stressful. It’s one thing to go on test drives with friendly salespeople, kick some tires, drink their free coffee and then shop around. It’s […]

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Import A Vehicle From the USA into Canada - Border Buddy Blog

January 25, 2018

5 Things You Must Do To Import A Vehicle From the USA into Canada

by Border Buddy

When government bureaucrats designed the system for importing vehicles from the USA into Canada, making it user-friendly was low on their list of priorities. Like, really low. The process involves meeting the requirements of five separate government agencies and is usually completed through a multistage process. Our Border Buddy experts have compiled the top five […]

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December clearances

January 15, 2018

Customs Clearance to Canada – December 2017 – 1,906,519 releases

by Graham Robins

Each month, BorderBuddy tracks and reports how many customs clearances there are into Canada. The above graph represents the imports for December 2017. November 2017 showed releases of 1,906,519 compared to 1,403,596 for December 2016. That’s an increase of 35% – however, BorderBuddy did some investigating and found that this increase is mostly at Port 417, […]

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Duty Calculator

January 11, 2018

Canada Duty Calculator Instant Quote

by Graham Robins

Calculating Duty: Let’s get started with the BorderBuddy Duty Calculator. You can calculate the duties and taxes on every product in the Customs Tariff for U.S. and Canada. You will get the following results when you use our Duty Calculator: Duty Taxes – GST, PST, HST Excise Tax Customs Broker Fees Canadian Customs Exchange Rate […]

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