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Each day TFO Canada publishes a sample of trade news on the Canadian import market along with any new, updated or changed regulations and legislations regarding international trade; countries in which TFO Canada offers services and on the export sectors which it promotes.

 

2018


June

May
IT Outsourcing Hotspot: Vietnam, A Small But Mighty Powerhouse
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 > 08:59:34
Caribbean and Latin-America free-trade deal would reap $11 billion, says IDB study
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 > 08:48:08
Uber food service targets Nairobi's upmarket suburbs
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 > 08:41:42
Freeland returns to Washington as NAFTA, tariff tensions mount
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 > 10:32:08
Loonie could drop to nearly 70 cents US if export woes continue next decade: CIBC report
Monday, May 28, 2018 > 13:52:40
Amazon reportedly opening Ottawa-based distribution Centre
Monday, May 28, 2018 > 13:35:31
Rwanda becomes third country to ratify A.U. free trade pact
Monday, May 28, 2018 > 12:57:14
Jordans trade deficit narrows to $3 bln in Q1
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 > 14:23:29
Data governance in a digital age: Who makes the rules for the information trade?
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 > 15:58:33
Minister Champagne to promote foreign direct investment on artificial intelligence in Montral
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 > 16:00:07
Trade deficit in Bangladesh doubles in a year
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 > 12:05:56
New trade platform in Kenya to take SMEs to global stage
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 > 12:02:32
Peru: Significant rebound in onion exports
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 > 12:01:17
The Government of Canada invests in a study to improve productivity at the Port of St. John's in Newfoundland and Labrador
Friday, May 18, 2018 > 12:45:04
Through good times and bad times, e-commerce rages on
Friday, May 18, 2018 > 12:39:26
UN report: Growth in global economy exceeds expectations, but increased risks could threaten economic outlook
Friday, May 18, 2018 > 12:17:25
Buy Good. Feel Good. Expo
Thursday, May 17, 2018 > 12:33:00
SIAL Canada unveils 2018 Innovation grand prizes
Thursday, May 17, 2018 > 12:29:30
Report: Nearly half of consumers buying natural and organic products at supermarkets
Thursday, May 17, 2018 > 12:21:29
10 cool products spotted at CPMA
Thursday, May 17, 2018 > 12:18:06
How Africa Is Building a $3 Trillion Free-Trade Future
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 > 11:16:46
Efforts to enhance agribusiness financing kick off in East Africa
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 > 11:11:16
Canadian ports lead North America cargo-handling growth
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 > 11:00:57
Peru will produce 13% of this year's global avocado production
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 > 11:28:15
Canadian dollar mostly higher thanks to improving risk sentiment
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 > 11:41:59
Disruptive trade technologies will usher in the internet of rules
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 > 12:02:48
Honduras: Fruit exports amounted to US $633 million dollars
Monday, May 14, 2018 > 10:12:04
Innovation on the menu at CIBUS 2018
Monday, May 14, 2018 > 10:09:44
Food-to-go segment on the move
Monday, May 14, 2018 > 10:03:54
Millennial parents shop differently from other generations
Friday, May 11, 2018 > 14:07:27
Grocery & Specialty Food West names top 10 grocery products for 2018
Friday, May 11, 2018 > 14:00:54
Grocery industry is stable despite a couple black eyes, expert says
Friday, May 11, 2018 > 13:42:04
Gen Z is a brick-and-mortar generation
Thursday, May 10, 2018 > 15:30:38
Clean label here to stay
Thursday, May 10, 2018 > 15:17:37

April
ITFC agreements eye trade boost
Friday, April 27, 2018 > 09:17:18
Rising ocean freight rates should help Canada
Friday, April 27, 2018 > 09:13:33
SWAT teams and patent trolls: inside Ottawa's IP plan to promote Canadian innovators
Friday, April 27, 2018 > 09:10:28
Food consumption gap between developing countries and major powers is narrowing
Thursday, April 26, 2018 > 13:22:32
Latin America: A key market for Canadian exporters and investors
Thursday, April 26, 2018 > 13:20:12
Morocco, Cote d'Ivoire erect platform to market farming produce
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 > 11:01:03
Kenya coffee farmers planting more nuts as macadamia crop yields record profits
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 > 10:58:57
Time to fire up sales
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 > 10:53:29
Ottawa launches online public consultation on plastic waste
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 > 11:50:01
Coffee Producers from Indonesia to Promote Their Tastes in Seattle and Vancouver
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 > 11:52:31
Moroccos Current Account Deficit to Narrow in 2018 and 2019
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 > 11:55:02
Food services and drinking places in Canada, February 2018
Monday, April 23, 2018 > 11:27:27
Repositioning Nigerias cocoa export for global competitiveness
Monday, April 23, 2018 > 11:12:48
Changes in target markets worry Vietnams wooden furniture exporter
Monday, April 23, 2018 > 11:06:56
Less meat, more bug-based food to hit grocery shelves
Friday, April 20, 2018 > 11:59:11
From the coast to the prairies, a roundup of great grocers
Friday, April 20, 2018 > 11:54:15
Smart services that Kenya can export
Friday, April 20, 2018 > 12:01:27
Ghanas economy remains strong and resilient
Thursday, April 19, 2018 > 10:36:18
IMF predicts stronger growth but warns of risks
Thursday, April 19, 2018 > 10:27:38
Textile-garment export target of over $34 bln achievable for Vietnam
Thursday, April 19, 2018 > 10:16:00
Vietnams manufacturing miracle: Lessons for developing countries
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 > 11:32:29
The ongoing battle to ban plastic bags
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 > 11:29:07
Self serve or help yourself?
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 > 13:42:30
More than half of Canadians eat meat alternatives: Mintel
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 > 13:32:47
Canadian government funding infrastructure update at Port of Montral
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 > 13:30:16
Amazon is Canadians first choice for online groceries: Report
Friday, April 13, 2018 > 09:41:34
Global trade growth strong but at risk if spats escalate, WTO says
Friday, April 13, 2018 > 09:36:23
The race for home delivery
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 > 12:43:11
From Farm to Cup: Vancouver's Nusa Coffee to hold forum about Indonesian specialty coffee
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 > 11:15:22
Fishery exports break 20-year record, could double within two years, in Myanmar
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 > 11:11:13
Longos looks to impress with new meal-kit line
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 > 10:58:28
Bolivian Exports Grow for First Two Months 2018
Friday, April 06, 2018 > 09:34:55
Vietnam E-commerce set for strong 2018
Friday, April 06, 2018 > 09:37:22
Canada among the worlds biggest food wasters: Report
Friday, April 06, 2018 > 09:40:31
Canada's trade deficit widens to $2.7B in February
Thursday, April 05, 2018 > 11:35:14
Africas ambitious trade treaty
Thursday, April 05, 2018 > 11:32:57
Tilapia Market Global Overview 2018- Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines
Wednesday, April 04, 2018 > 10:24:29
Honduras - Coffee exports rose by nearly 22% y/y in March 2018
Wednesday, April 04, 2018 > 10:20:50
7 Things Grocers Can Do to Make Ecommerce Mainstream
Wednesday, April 04, 2018 > 10:12:33
The discount disruptors to watch through 2020
Tuesday, April 03, 2018 > 12:13:16
Tech takeover
Tuesday, April 03, 2018 > 12:01:32
Packaging as Part of Retailers Supply Chain Planning
Tuesday, April 03, 2018 > 11:52:21

March
How to Meet Millennials' Growing Snacking Needs
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 > 12:35:42
Whats driving the acceleration of online food shopping?
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 > 12:29:48
Overproduction threatens Andes superfood haven
Monday, March 26, 2018 > 11:41:40
How to respond to the tech and trends disrupting the food industry
Monday, March 26, 2018 > 11:24:17
Canada's annual inflation rate rises to 2.2% for its fastest pace since fall 2014
Monday, March 26, 2018 > 11:18:20
Made in matters or does it?
Friday, March 23, 2018 > 09:37:58
Viet Nam footwear boasts strong development prospects
Friday, March 23, 2018 > 09:43:13
2017 a less-than-stellar year for Canadian grocery retailers
Friday, March 23, 2018 > 09:46:02
More than 60% of the bananas from the Dominican Republic are organic
Thursday, March 22, 2018 > 10:35:30
Why new products fail
Thursday, March 22, 2018 > 10:29:27
Minister of International Trade welcomes first round of negotiations with Mercosur countries in Ottawa
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 > 10:41:50
Real-time feedback helps Amazon Go stock its shelves
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 > 10:44:16
Peru: Small producers market Wonderful pomegranate in the international market
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 > 10:54:15
Wholesale trade Canada, January 2018
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 > 10:53:06
New study shows that men shop more in-store than women
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 > 10:47:12
Avocado trade threatened by shipping climate measure, say Chile, Peru
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 > 10:32:44
Costco poised to offer online grocery in Canada
Monday, March 19, 2018 > 13:55:29
Indian exports declining in labour intensive sectors
Monday, March 19, 2018 > 13:51:36
Peru ranked third among countries with highest exports growth in 2017
Friday, March 16, 2018 > 09:42:27
Guatemala Becomes Worlds Largest Melon Exporter
Friday, March 16, 2018 > 09:40:11
Ecuador Launches Sustainable Shrimp Partnership Modeled after the Global Salmon Initiative
Friday, March 16, 2018 > 09:38:07
Early data show decline in Cambodian garment sector growth
Thursday, March 15, 2018 > 12:01:01
Apparel exports, from Bangladesh to new markets, on the rise
Thursday, March 15, 2018 > 11:55:14
Indonesia seen posting a smaller trade deficit in February
Thursday, March 15, 2018 > 11:51:23
Fresh meat, plant-based meat alternatives on the rise: Study
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 > 11:35:02
A world of flavour at SIAL Canada
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 > 11:28:19
Consumer Rights Day reminder: The caveat of online shopping
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 > 10:29:13
Goodbye cola wars, hello coffee wars
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 > 10:30:57
Canada's Trade Deficit Narrows More Than Expected on Imports
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 > 10:37:25
Walmart digitizes system for improving produce freshness
Monday, March 12, 2018 > 13:16:23
Grocery panel chats in-store dining and HMR at RC Show 2018
Monday, March 12, 2018 > 13:14:13
Food Labelling Modernization Initiative Phase III Engagement on Key Proposals to Modernize the Food Labelling System
Monday, March 12, 2018 > 13:08:37
Morocco to develop its chambers of commerce with $49 million
Thursday, March 08, 2018 > 10:08:47
Jordan Council of Ministers approves principles of single-window system for trade facilitation
Wednesday, March 07, 2018 > 09:54:32
One-stop border post huge relief to traders in region
Wednesday, March 07, 2018 > 09:51:11
Canadian dollar breaks six-session losing streak ahead of Bank of Canada decision
Wednesday, March 07, 2018 > 09:32:24
WTO Members adopt catalogue of instruments for managing food safety, animal, plant health issues
Tuesday, March 06, 2018 > 10:04:36
Africa: 3 Ways to Make Trade in Africa More Inclusive
Tuesday, March 06, 2018 > 09:44:01
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week
Monday, March 05, 2018 > 09:19:56
Sri Lankan tea giant eyes expansion in Gulf region
Monday, March 05, 2018 > 09:35:47
A Deeper Look at Canadas Robust Healthtech Ecosystem
Monday, March 05, 2018 > 09:41:39
East Africa Smells the Coffee and Moves to Expand Market
Friday, March 02, 2018 > 10:52:17
Voice ordering expected to surge through 2022: Study
Friday, March 02, 2018 > 10:35:37

February
Asia Coffee-Indonesia picks up ahead of mini harvest, Vietnam slows
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 > 11:58:52
Industrial sector grows in Cambodia, but still reliant on garment factories
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 > 11:55:46
Plant protein producers aim for mainstream with new research, investments
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 > 12:01:30
Local Jamaican Companies to Showcase Products in Canada
Monday, February 26, 2018 > 13:29:08
A blossoming business
Monday, February 26, 2018 > 13:38:56
Asia-Pacific imports of high-protein wheat likely to drop as regional output grows
Monday, February 26, 2018 > 13:35:30
The CFIA Chronicle: Import declaration made easier
Friday, February 23, 2018 > 11:31:55
Update to the Proposed Safe Food for Canadians Regulations
Friday, February 23, 2018 > 11:37:13
Asia-Pacific imports of high-protein wheat likely to drop as regional output grows
Thursday, February 22, 2018 > 13:23:29
Canadas container trade growth set to sail past U.S.: Maersk
Thursday, February 22, 2018 > 13:20:46
U.S. tomato trade sees surge in Canadian imports
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 > 09:46:34
Number of online delivery services grow as grocery wars heat up
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 > 09:41:14
Minister Champagne welcomes release of full text of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 > 09:44:02
Mexico: Agricultural exports to Canada grew by 11%
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 > 11:04:14
Trade Balance Indonesia: $678 Million Deficit in January 2018
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 > 11:00:16
Trade ties between India & Canada: Investment impetus needed
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 > 10:51:02
Colombia presents international campaign to promote agricultural products
Friday, February 16, 2018 > 09:01:47
Top Five Digital Consumer Trends in 2018
Friday, February 16, 2018 > 09:04:38
Canada set to open free trade talks with South American bloc
Friday, February 16, 2018 > 09:08:36
Walmart makes changes to its mobile app
Thursday, February 15, 2018 > 12:15:57
MacAulay launches six federal programs under new Canadian Agriculture Partnership
Thursday, February 15, 2018 > 12:13:01
Strong January for Vietnam's fruit trade
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 > 10:44:25
Peas Fall From Favor as Canadian Farmers Swap to Planting Wheat
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 > 10:41:42
Pakistan, Canada seek to remove hurdles in bilateral trade
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 > 10:39:30
Pakistan, Canada unable to solve agro exports fumigation issue
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 > 09:35:59
Peruvian imports rebound in 2017
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 > 09:32:53
Government proposes new health warning labels for food
Tuesday, February 13, 2018 > 09:30:37
Canadian minister positive of improved trade with Manila
Monday, February 12, 2018 > 09:35:24
Canada Ghana Chamber Of Commerce to organize workshop on SDGS
Monday, February 12, 2018 > 09:37:43
Interview: LatAm trade bloc to increase membership, expand cooperation with China
Monday, February 12, 2018 > 09:47:28
Nearly half of Canadians are no longer brand loyal: Report
Thursday, February 08, 2018 > 11:27:18
Food waste could be profit opportunity
Thursday, February 08, 2018 > 11:24:41
CBSA Announces 2018 Trade Verification Priorities
Wednesday, February 07, 2018 > 10:24:38
Peruvian exports benefit from climate and geographic location
Wednesday, February 07, 2018 > 10:40:38
Bangladesh among top 5 growth achievers of 45 LDCs in 2017: Unctad
Wednesday, February 07, 2018 > 10:43:41
India and China lead global vegetable trade
Tuesday, February 06, 2018 > 09:25:58
Gobierno Colombiano presenta alianza El Agro Exporta
Tuesday, February 06, 2018 > 09:21:51
Sri Lanka records highest-ever apparel exports
Tuesday, February 06, 2018 > 09:17:26
Minister Bibeau launches International Development Week
Monday, February 05, 2018 > 09:09:07
Ceylon Tea: Sri Lanka's gift to the world
Monday, February 05, 2018 > 09:12:07
November Sri Lanka exports up, but trade deficit hits record high
Friday, February 02, 2018 > 09:29:46
Look out Canada, Amazon is coming!
Friday, February 02, 2018 > 09:21:18
Indonesia records exports worth US$168.7 billion in 2017
Thursday, February 01, 2018 > 09:43:22
Peruvian exports totaled US$44.058 bn in 2017
Thursday, February 01, 2018 > 09:40:13
Canada economy picks up in Nov with broad-based growth
Thursday, February 01, 2018 > 09:36:58

January
Vietnam posts trade deficit of US$300 million in January
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 > 09:43:29
Sri Lanka's trade deficit expands 8.4% in November 2017 despite double-digit growth in exports earnings
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 > 09:40:21
Number of online delivery services grow as grocery wars heat up
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 > 09:46:40
Chile: The organic sector is strategic for exports
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 > 10:27:35
Minister Champagne highlights benefits of Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 > 10:44:11
A breakdown of the 5 generations cruising your aisles: Research
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 > 10:34:57
Canada facing intermodal challenges
Monday, January 29, 2018 > 09:28:55
Algeria introduces new regulatory mechanisms on import of agrifood products
Monday, January 29, 2018 > 09:36:56
Prioritising trade: Enhancing Pakistan's export competitiveness
Monday, January 29, 2018 > 09:32:45
How do we decarbonize the retail value chain by 2040?
Friday, January 26, 2018 > 13:32:48
Vietnams cosmetics imports double to US$6 billion
Thursday, January 25, 2018 > 09:18:54
Chile: Kiwi industry prepares strategy to increase quality
Thursday, January 25, 2018 > 09:23:33
Minister of International Trade launches web page to help Canadian businesses navigate trade barriers
Thursday, January 25, 2018 > 09:12:33
Amazons checkout-less store is finally a go
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 > 09:07:52
CPMA launches Canadian Food Safety Fund
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 > 09:10:30
Statement by Minister of International Trade on successful conclusion of Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 > 09:12:48
The Government of Canada brings leadership to responsible business conduct abroad
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 > 10:57:20
Les socits canadiennes disposent dsormais d'une faon plus rapide et plus simple d'assurer leurs ventes l'exportation
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 > 10:47:08
Canada Wholesale Transactions Climb 0.7% in November
Tuesday, January 23, 2018 > 10:44:21
Burkina Faso: Govt creates National Committee for Trade Facilitation
Friday, January 19, 2018 > 09:13:24
Asia Coffee-Vietnam picks up before holiday, Indonesia flat
Friday, January 19, 2018 > 09:11:18
E-commerce air freight boom set to continue
Friday, January 19, 2018 > 09:17:04
Peru: Non-traditional fishery exports up 21.89% in Jan-Nov 2017
Thursday, January 18, 2018 > 10:43:26
Popularity of Fair Trade bananas on the rise
Thursday, January 18, 2018 > 10:36:12
Halifax considers ban on plastic shopping bags
Thursday, January 18, 2018 > 10:25:53
Processed food-makers still not cutting enough salt: Health Canada
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 > 13:47:00
Artificial Intelligence is Trade Policy's New Frontier
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 > 13:38:57
The Government of Canada brings leadership to responsible business conduct abroad
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 > 13:36:26
Rosy outlook for Vietnams garment trade
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 > 10:43:06
Ghana Witnessed 17.7% Industrial Growth In 2017 As against -0.5% In 2016
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 > 10:27:07
Sodium Reduction in Processed Foods in Canada: An Evaluation of Progress toward Voluntary Targets from 2012 to 2016
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 > 10:24:33
Peru: Alpaca fiber exports expanded 110% in Jan-Nov 2017
Monday, January 15, 2018 > 09:25:48
Tea prices grow slightly at Mombasa (Kenya) auction
Monday, January 15, 2018 > 09:23:35
Top takeaways from Consumers Electronics Show
Monday, January 15, 2018 > 09:29:54
Peru: The value of banana exports will increase by at least 10%
Friday, January 12, 2018 > 14:17:41
Tunisia's trade deficit rises to $6.25 bln in Dec 2017, a record level
Friday, January 12, 2018 > 14:15:22
Greater diversity lifts Costa Rican exports
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 > 10:49:07
Peru: Textile exports grew 5.71% in Jan-Nov 2017
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 > 10:46:21
Maritime trade hits 10.28m tonnes; transit trade however declines
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 > 10:38:55
Economic forecast for sub-Sahara Africa projects Ghana as second highest growing after Ethiopia
Tuesday, January 09, 2018 > 10:28:19
Vietnamese rice earns high export in 2017
Tuesday, January 09, 2018 > 10:30:59
Canadian businesses planning to hire and invest in 2018: Bank of Canada survey
Tuesday, January 09, 2018 > 10:33:45
#BizTrends2018: Connecting with ever-connected, ever-younger African consumers
Monday, January 08, 2018 > 13:04:51
CES 2018: Rumours and predictions from the International Consumer Electronics show
Monday, January 08, 2018 > 13:01:09
3 ways to build a culture of innovation
Monday, January 08, 2018 > 12:57:33
Indonesia to start trade talks to boost exports
Friday, January 05, 2018 > 09:49:27
Vietnam's seafood exports surge as key province announces major aquaculture investments
Thursday, January 04, 2018 > 09:26:39
Indias tariff on pea imports expected to affect planting of pulse crops
Thursday, January 04, 2018 > 09:28:47
What lies ahead for the travel industry in 2018
Thursday, January 04, 2018 > 09:31:58
"Global Top Brands", Lead New Trends in Consumer Electronics Industry
Wednesday, January 03, 2018 > 10:03:10
Quality of Spanish fruit drives sales in Canada
Wednesday, January 03, 2018 > 10:00:21
Canadian firms prepare for impact of U.S. tax changes
Wednesday, January 03, 2018 > 09:36:27
Vietnam export goods spotlights 2017
Tuesday, January 02, 2018 > 09:27:43
Indonesian Textile Exports Up on Rising Competitiveness
Tuesday, January 02, 2018 > 09:24:47
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