This site provides access to information and resources when importing CUSMA-compatible products into Canada. The information will be updated as it becomes available. To assist North American exporters, Omnitrans has developed a certificate of origin that can be used to certify native products under the new agreement. This form contains the necessary specific data elements: « I confirm that the products described in this document are considered original products and that the information contained in this document is accurate and accurate. I take responsibility for the proof of these statements and agree to maintain and present this certification upon request or make it available during an inspection visit. The U.S.-Mexico-Mexico Agreement (USMCA) is a trade agreement between these parties. The USMCA replaced the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). On November 30, 2018, Canada, the United States and Mexico signed the new Canada-U.S.-Mexico (CUSMA) / United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) / Tratado between México, Estados Unidos y Canadé (T-MEC). This agreement will modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) by addressing current trade challenges in key industries such as agriculture and the automotive industry and by making improvements to facilitate the free movement of goods between the three countries. Rights-free access to markets continues and provisions have been introduced for important issues such as intellectual property, labour standards, gender equality and the rights of indigenous peoples. 4.
Decisions of origin extended as a result of the new CUSMA/USMCA/T-MEC must be made. Decisions on the origin of NAFTA will no longer be valid after the new agreement comes into force. 1. FedEx strongly recommends that importers/exporters/producers re-evaluate and certify their products to ensure that they receive preferential treatment under the new agreement (rules of origin). B, for example). The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), signed by Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, Mexican President Carlos Salinas and U.S. President George H.W. Bush, came into force on January 1, 1994. NAFTA has created economic growth and a rising standard of living for the people of the three member countries. By strengthening trade and investment rules and procedures across the continent, Nafta has proven to be a solid foundation for building Canada`s prosperity.
NAFTA replaced Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA). Negotiations on CUFTA began in 1986 and the agreement entered into force on 1 January 1989. The two nations agreed on a landmark agreement that put Canada and the United States at the forefront of trade liberalization. For more information, visit the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement information page. The « original certification » may be completed in English, French or Spanish and does not correspond to a prescribed format, but the following minimum data elements must be included: 3. Name, address and contact information of the exporter (if by derogation from the certifier) We have established a certificate of origin form (PDF filling), an independent document containing the data elements necessary to request preferential treatment under CUSMA for your shipment. The certifier should complete, sign and date it, then download it with FedEx® electronic business documents or print it out and apply it directly to the shipment. The agreement between Canada, the United States, Mexico (CUSMA) / the United States, Mexico, Canada (USMCA) is a new high-quality regional agreement of the 21st century between the Government of Canada, the Government of the United States of Mexico and the Government of the United States of America to support mutually beneficial trade, which leads to freer and fairer markets and robust economic growth in the region.