Initiatives and regulations
- Trade Incentive Programs
Programs that keep Canadian companies competitive by giving them relief from duties on imported goods, under special circumstances.
- Customs Tariff
International standards and specific Canadian codes that regulate the movement of goods.
- Anti-dumping and Countervailing
Provides help to Canadian producers who face unfair foreign competition.
- Administrative Monetary Penalties System
A system that secures compliance with customs legislation through the application of monetary penalties.
- CBSA Assessment and Revenue Management (CARM)
Will allow the CBSA to gradually modernize its assessment and revenue management system.
Trade facilitation programs
- Partners in Protection (PIP)
A voluntary commercial security program that creates partnerships between the CBSA and companies that are directly involved in cross-border trade.
- Free and Secure Trade (FAST)
Opens the border to pre-approved and security-cleared carriers, importers and drivers.
- Customs Self-assessment
Streamlines the clearing process for approved importers, carriers and drivers.
- Commercial Driver Registration Program
Streamlines the clearance process for freight transporters into Canada from the U.S.
- Electronic Data Interchange
Allows Canadian businesses to file import and export declarations electronically.
- Advance Commercial Information
Allows cargo to move faster and more efficiently through the supply chain at Canadian marine and airports.
Allows highway and rail cargo to move faster and more efficiently through the supply chain at Canadian land borders.
International trade agreements and partnerships
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