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Embargoes and Tariffs: When Politics Prevents You From Running Your Business
April 15, 2021
Without a doubt, COVID-19 has drastically affected the world’s interconnectedness. Countries that were previously open to Americans and Canadians, like those in the EU, are now closed. China has completely closed its borders to almost every country. It’s difficult to know when things will be “normal” again. These border closures and travel restrictionsView Post
Importing and Exporting in a Covid-19 World
April 7, 2021
The Coronavirus pandemic has thrown a wrench in almost every business, but those that deal inView Post
What’s the Difference Between GST, HST, and PST?
April 1, 2021
With all the similar-sounding acronyms swirling around, it can be difficult to determine whichView Post
Important Trade Agreements to Be Aware Of
March 31, 2021
When you’re building your import-export business, it’s important to have the most efficientView Post
How to Get Your Stranded US Shipments Back to Canada
January 22, 2021
You’ve gone through the intensive process of setting up your import-export business, ironed outView Post
CUSMA, USMCA, and NAFTA: Acronyms and Policies Explained
July 8, 2020
What’s In An Acronym? No matter how you slice it CUSMA, or as it is known in the US, USMCA isView Post
So, Customs Seized Your Merchandise: Now What?
March 27, 2020
Border services officers process approximately 100 million travelers annually at 1,200 entryView Post
What Importers Need to Know About Coronavirus and COVID-19
March 27, 2020
The protocols to follow in this new COVID-19 world are a moving target, and for those who dealView Post
Do I have to pay duty on goods coming to Canada?
May 11, 2018
Trying to figure if you have to pay duty on something you’ve purchased outside of Canada can beView Post
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