Trade

With UK out of EU, New Regulatory Requirements In Place – Interim Canada-UK Trade Only Maintains Current Tariff Rules

With the coming of the new year, the United Kingdom is no longer a member of the European Union and, by extension, no longer included under the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). To ensure the continuity of Canada-U.K. trade – which is particularly important for the economic recovery of both jurisdictions from […]

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Securing Exemption to China’s Animal Testing Requirements on Imports – France’s Breakthrough on Certificates Provides Precedent for Canada

Although China’s new cosmetics regulations provide for an exemption to their requirements for animal testing on cosmetic imports, their rule requires that supporting documentation be provided by a government authority. This documentation would certifying that the products meet the required GMP/ISO standard for cosmetics. Such export certificates are rarely issued by governments for cosmetics and […]

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Canada, US, Mexico Trade Agreement: Canada Passes Preliminary Motion on New NAFTA as Trump Signs it into Law

Public Comment Period – Notice of Proposal for Products to be Distributed as Samples

President Trump signed the new NAFTA implementation bill on January 29, after the US Senate passed the new trade pact on January 16. Passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement fulfills Trump’s 2016 campaign promise to update the original NAFTA with Mexico and Canada. Democrats have also regarded the deal as a win due to major changes […]

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Brexit – Latest Extension

DEL Bulletin LEPP No. 101 Brexit: Summary information for Canadian companies

Risk of a “No Deal” Brexit Moves to January 31, 2020 On 28 October, the EU Commission published its decision to accept the request from the UK to further extend Article 50 until 31 January 2020. U.K. withdrawal from the E.U. can take place earlier on 1 December 2019 or 1 January 2020, if the withdrawal […]

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CA Statement on the Impact of U.S. Tariffs and Canadian Retaliatory Tariffs on Cosmetics and Personal Care Products

Government of Canada Signs Environmental Cooperation Agreement with the United Sates and Mexico

Cosmetics Alliance Canada is the leading trade association representing the cosmetics and personal care products industry in Canada. Our members include many companies based in the U.S. and virtually all our members have highly integrated North American supply chains. The imposition of steel and aluminum tariffs by the Trump Administration earlier this spring, based on […]

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