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These are the places most vulnerable to U.S. tariffs (2)
02 Aug

These are the places most vulnerable to U.S. tariffs (2)

Steel manufacturing at greatest risk The biggest risk is for manufacturers who make steel and steel-based materials, since it’s a far more competitive industry and steel and metal components can cross the border several times before being made into final product. “Anyone who uses steel and aluminum is affected,” said Dennis Darby, of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters….

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These are the places most vulnerable to U.S. tariffs (1)
01 Aug

These are the places most vulnerable to U.S. tariffs (1)

As Canada’s retaliatory tariffs on billions of dollars worth of American goods come into play, the immediate effect of the escalating trade dispute on the Canadian economy is expected to be small, economists say. “About 0.8 per cent of annual Canadian output is affected by these [U.S.] tariffs,” Brian DePratto, senior economist at TD Economics, wrote after…

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Largest U.S. business group attacks Trump on tariffs
31 Jul

Largest U.S. business group attacks Trump on tariffs

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the nation’s largest business group and customarily a close ally of President Donald Trump’s Republican Party, is launching a campaign on Monday to oppose Trump’s trade tariff policies. With some of America’s tightest trading partners imposing retaliatory measures, Trump’s approach to tariffs has unsettled financial markets and strained relations between…

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VAT returns
29 May

VAT returns

Overseas visitors not established in the European Union can reclaim VAT on goods bought and exported from the European Union (EU), including UK, if they comply with the requirements in the following article. Who qualifies for a VAT refund? Overseas visitors, not established in the EU, if: The domicile or habitual place of residence of…

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Travellers – Paying duty and taxes
25 Apr

Travellers – Paying duty and taxes

Duty and Taxes What are duty and taxes? Duty is a tariff payable on a good imported to Canada. Rates of Duty are established by the Department of Finance Canada and can vary significantly from one trade agreement to another. No duty is payable on goods imported for personal use, if it is marked as…

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Import duty & taxes when importing into Canada
25 Apr

Import duty & taxes when importing into Canada

Overview Import duty and taxes are due when importing goods into Canada whether by a private individual or a commercial entity. The duty valuation method is FOB (Free on Board), which means that the import duty is calculated exclusively on the value of the imported goods.  In addition to duty, imports may be subject to…

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