Agreements, Legislation, Tariffs, Regulations
Exporting from Canada
List of products subject to export controls
Trade and Investment Agreements by Country
Alphabetical listing, by country, of all Canadian Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), Foreign Protection and Promotion Agreements (FIPAs) and other types of agreements and initiatives
Information by Countries and Territories
Comprehensive view of Canada's travel advice and advisories, basic country information, the name of Canada's representative at the relevant Canadian government office abroad, the location of relevant trade offices and information for Canadians abroad requiring assistance, and information about Canada's international development assistance in that country.
Step by step guide to exporting
Canadian Trade Commissioner site includes: international information; U.S.-specific guide; market reports by region/country; global value chains; locating opportunity within sectors
Canadian Trade Commissioner Service
Research and advice on how to reach export markets, get on-the-ground assistance, and expanding business outside of Canada; assistance to connect with qualified international contacts for R&D partnering, commercialization or sourcing of technology, and funding opportunities.
EDC [Export Development Canada]
EDC provides trade finance and risk mitigation services to Canadian companies to help them compete internationally. Includes financing, insurance and bonding services.
Global Affairs Canada - Trade
From the Department of Foreign Affairs & International Trade.
Assess your export potential, funding sources, trade missions
Importing into Canada
Importing commercial goods into Canada is a regulated activity. The Canada Border Services Agency is the government organization that enforces import and border regulations. The links below provide information to help understand the basics.
eManifest Canada Border Services Agency
eManifest requires carriers, freight forwarders and importers in all modes of transportation (air, marine, highway and rail) to electronically transmit cargo, conveyance, house bill / supplementary cargo and importer data to the CBSA.
Canada Business Network link includes:
Import Controls and Permits
Canada has a range of goods over which it imposes import controls.
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