As a member of the World Trade Organization, Canada has established a more liberal and transparent trade management system in the world. Canada’s commitment in the Uruguay Round has been fully implemented. Canada restrictions on imports are: textile import quotas, anti-dumping and countervailing. In addition, the animal and plant products and low-acid food imports more stringent inspection, no other restrictions on other commodities. But the goods must be in terms of quality, standards and other aspects of government regulations.
Canada’s import and export control there are two: First, the license control, by the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Trade Import and Export Licensing Authority is responsible for payment. The license control has three forms of export control list, import control list and regional control list. Canada has limited the number of imported goods, including clothing, footwear, textiles, cotton yarn, agricultural products, meat, weapons and other military supplies. There are 61 kinds of imported products, including garments, footwear, cotton, agricultural products, meat, weapons and other military supplies. As required, exporters need to apply for an export license from the Exit of the Licensing Authority. It takes up to 30 days from application to getting a license. The validity of the card is generally one to two years. After a one-year permit expires, the exit may be extended. The import license is also similar to the export license.
Compared with the Chinese market, the Canadian market, although smaller, but still rich and earn. (2) to prevent the confidentiality of the product leaked, it is best to sign a confidential agreement with each other or immediately apply for a Canadian patent; (3) pay attention to legal issues (1) to find a good job, (4) the use of commercial service agencies, these institutions can provide you with the introduction of partners, arrange for you to meet with wholesalers or retailers and other services; (5) engage in services such as product safety standards, tariffs and advertising restrictions; Good market research, you can use your business intelligence departments and domestic and foreign advisory bodies to implement such investigations; (6) advertising; (7) pay attention to commodity packaging; (8) commodity naming easy to read, easy to remember, and to consider Canada’s cultural background; (9) to grasp the Canadian consumer trends; (10) to learn English and French languages, to reduce misunderstanding, increase the other’s trust in you.
In Canada, product standards are not developed by independent agencies. The federal government, the provinces / regions, and some private institutions in the development and implementation of product standards have played a role. For our country, who is responsible for the inspection is a problem, manufacturers have a certain amount of export guarantee is willing to pay, and foreign trade companies to pay the inspection fee will be the exclusive agent and distribution as a prerequisite. Because this is difficult to be guaranteed, most of the current domestic only export simple products or no certification of the product. For the export of mechanical and electrical products to Canada, especially large-scale mechanical and electrical products, generally also required to provide internationally recognized methods to test the certificate, to ensure that the invoice date after 12 months warranty period, the operation of the two laws and the use of manual , Maintenance and spare parts manual. In addition, the requirements of the mechanical and electrical products must be registered trademarks, and some need to be registered in the province of sales, foreign exporters can directly handle, but also commissioned by Canadian importers.
In the specific business, should pay attention to increase consumer demand for product quality is higher, in ensuring the quality of the premise, the price is also an important factor. In most cases, the better way is to choose a strength and ability of the dealer or importer. As the electromechanical products generally need to be pre-examined through the relevant safety, labeling and other requirements, it is necessary to meet the strict government regulations, but also to meet the requirements of consumers. At the same time, importers are also facing price fluctuations and the two major risks of refusal. Therefore, Canadian importers are more conservative, generally look after the sample, and then small batch orders to test sales, especially for large-scale mechanical and electrical equipment and products, it is careful, usually visit the supplier’s production equipment to ensure product quality The If the test sales of reliable product quality, affordable, sales satisfaction, supplier experienced, honest and reliable, abide by the contract, plus importers will expand orders and establish long-term stable business relationship.