So, you are thinking of importing commercial goods into Canada? Unsure of where to begin?
There’s a huge range of products that can be imported into Canada, subject to compliance with certain conditions. If your business is looking to grow, and you have identified a gap in the marketplace, importing goods for sale, or raw materials for production, can be a rewarding path to take.
Our International Trade Advisors can help you understand issues relating to importing and provide step by step processes and guidance. This hour-long consultation is suitable for companies looking to for advice to expand an existing import business or start a new one.
Discussion of tax and duty rates
Importance of tariff treatments and Harmonized System (HS) Codes
Pathfinding for learning about restrictions, regulations, trade barriers
Direction to the appropriate agencies for labelling requirements, permits
Advice on best practices for working with a logistics agent, customs brokers, and other service providers
Understanding means of payment, trade terms
Considerations for the costs of inspections, warehousing
Discuss certificates of origin
Logistics and Incoterms
International Trade Agreements
How to work with a customs broker
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These 60-minute sessions are booked in advance on a first come, first served basis.
Due to high demand, please be advised the first availability for booking an Import or Export advisory appointment will be 6-8 weeks. We apologize for the delay and any inconvenience this may cause.
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$129.00 + GST