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June 29, 2012

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) wishes to advise of amendments to the Departmental Consolidation of the Customs Tariff (Tariff) effective July 1, 2012, found in Tariff Amendment package T2012-3.

Tariff items 8901.10.90, 8901.20.90, 8901.90.99, 8902.00.10, 8904.00.00, 8905.10.00, 8905.20.10, 8905.20.20, 8905.90.10, 8905.90.90 and 8906.90.99 have been amended to reflect scheduled rate reductions under the Canada-Europe Free Trade Agreement (tariff treatment numbers 22, 23 and 24).

Printed Copies of the Tariff

If you have questions regarding the paper copy of the Customs Tariff, which is printed and distributed by Public Works and Government Services Canada, please contact: Government of Canada Publications.

Tariff Classification Assistance

If you have questions regarding tariff classification, rates of duty, permits or other CBSA programs please contact the CBSA's computerized, 24-hour telephone service (Border Information Service) at 1-800-461-9999, available free of charge throughout Canada; press “0” to speak directly with an agent during regular business hours, Monday to Friday (08:00 – 16:00 local time / except holidays). From outside Canada call (204) 983-3500 or (506) 636-5064, long distance charges will apply. TTY is also available within Canada: 1-866-335-3237.

The CBSA also offers advance rulings for tariff classification which provide binding, written advice as to the classification of a product.

The Harmonized System Explanatory Notes and Compendium of Classification Opinions are reference material copyrighted by the World Customs Organization (WCO) that may be purchased from licensed WCO sales agents in each country or from the WCO Bookstore. In Canada, purchases may be made through McMullin Publishers Limited.

Problems with the Tariff files

If you have a problem accessing the PDF Tariff files on the Tariff webpage, please refer to our Document Formats page. If you find errors or omissions in those files, or continue to have difficulty opening them, please report the problem.