Potential Elimination of Duties on Specific Food Production Ingredients

Outlined in the Budget for 2016, the Canadian government is looking at the possible elimination of customs duties on certain HS classifications pertaining to food production ingredients. Below is a partial list of the potential HS codes that are being looked at for elimination at this time.

The CBSA is encouraging feedback from importers of these goods regarding their views about these possible changes. Submissions must be sent by June 21, 2016 and the contact information can be found through the Canada Gazette link below.

Please see the attached spreadsheet for a listing of the HS codes that would be affected by this proposed change that apply directly to Buckland customers.

For the full list of HS Codes and submission information please visit the posting on the Canada Gazette website: http://gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p1/2016/2016-04-23/html/notice-avis-eng.php

If you have questions for Buckland about this proposed change and it’s impact on your business, please call us at 1-800-994-4944.