THE NAFTA OFFICE OF MEXICO IN CANADA
 
 

WHY MEXICAN PRODUCTS?

MEXICO AS SUPPLIER TO CANADA

IMPORTING MEXICAN PRODUCTS

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IMPORTING INTO CANADA

IMPORTING GUIDE
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The information in this guide provides an overview of the commercial importing process
 

IMPORT INFORMATION BY PROVINCE OR TERRITORY

IMPORT CONTROLS
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Certain goods may be prohibited or controlled, or require special permits, inspections or conditions to be met to be allowed entry into Canada.
 

STANDARDS
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Standards help to ensure better, safer and more efficient methods and products, and are an essential element of technology, innovation and trade.
 

PACKAGING CONSUMER PRODUCTS (NON-FOOD)
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The Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act applies to retailers, manufacturers, processors or producers of a product, or persons engaged in the business of importing, packing or selling any product.
 

PACKAGING CONSUMER FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS
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Specific requirements regarding food labelling regulations can be obtained through the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
 

MOST RECENT CANADIAN CUSTOMS TARIFF
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If you do not know the tariff classification code of the product that you wish to export, you may consult this link, where you can look up product codes. We advise you to consult an expert for an accurate classification.
 

BORDER INFORMATION SERVICE (BIS)
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The BIS is 24-hour telephone service that automatically answers all incoming calls and provides general pre-recorded customs information.
 

CANADIAN SOCIETY OF CUSTOMS BROKERS
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Importers can search the Canadian Society of Customs Brokers’ online directory of customs brokerage firms throughout the country.
 

LICENSED CUSTOMS BROKERS
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Importers who do not wish to transact business with the CBSA directly may authorize an agent to transact business on their behalf.
 

NAFTA GUIDE TO CUSTOMS PROCEDURES
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This guide was designed to provide general information on the North American Free Trade Agreement.
 

BUSINESS NUMBER FOR IMPORTING GOODS INTO CANADA
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All importers require a business number (BN) for their import/export account.
 

DOING BUSINESS WITH CANADA
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These are the most popular topics for businesses around the world interested in doing business with Canada.
 

STARTING YOUR BUSINESS
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Want to be your own boss? The idea of starting your own business is appealing to a lot of people and it can be very rewarding. However, a lot of new businesses fail. This information will help you plan for a successful start to your entrepreneurship journey.
 

INVESTING IN CANADA
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This site provides importers with general information of what the investor will need to know including available incentives, import and export restrictions, strategic trade controls and free trade agreements.
 

LINKS TO IMPORT/EXPORT WEBSITES

 
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Report Mexico-Canada Trade Statistics January-April 2018
Visit our Trade Statistics Section.
In January-April of 2017, total trade in the NAFTA Region recorded a value of USD$342.4 billion, representing an increase of 6.4% compared to the previous year’s same period.