Daily Archives: 13 July 2018

Process for requesting remission of surtaxes that apply on certain goods from the U.S.

The Government of Canada is outlining a framework and process for how it will consider remission requests for the surtaxes on products that came into force on July 1, 2018. Under specific circumstances, remission allows for relief from the payment of surtaxes, or the refund of surtaxes already paid.

Countermeasures in Response to Unjustified Tariffs on Canadian Steel and Aluminum Products

In response to the May 31, 2018 announcement of the US Tariffs on imports of certain steel and aluminium products from Canada at rates of 25% and 10% respectively, the Canadian Government is implementing its own countermeasures.

Federal Court of Appeal Rules on Court’s Ability to Review CBSA Final Determinations in Anti-Dumping Investigations

In JFE Steel Corporation v. Evraz Inc. NA Canada, the Court of Appeal dismissed the applicants’ application for judicial review citing several reasons, which we discuss in this blog entry.