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Duty savings on tech and information related products

Tariff rate reductions are being phased in on tech and information related products, including audiovisual products and parts, vacuum parts, flight simulators, telecommunication products, software, media-storage devices, medical devices, touch-screen devices and medical equipment. The phase in period, which commenced July 1, 2016, will continue until July 1, 2018.

The tariff reductions, listed on

Customs Notice 16-16, are part of the

Information Technology Agreement (ITA),

announced by International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland on July 4, 2016.

Clients of Universal Logistics can request a Tariff Impact Study, based on 2015/2016 imports, to identify duty savings resulting from the tariff cuts.

To learn more or request a Tariff Impact Study, please contact Brian Rowe, General Manager – Customs Consulting Services at (905) 882-4880.

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