Canada's Tax And Duty Advantages

Enjoy the Benefits of Foreign Trade Zones...Anywhere in Canada!

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Canada’s Trade Advantages

Enjoy the Benefits of Foreign Trade Zones Anywhere in Canada

How to Apply

Key Contacts

Is your company involved in international commerce?
Are you considering a new investment in Canada?

Canada not only has a business-friendly tax regime, but also has goods and services tax (GST) and customs duties advantages. For example, Budget 2009 eliminated the tariff on a wide range of machinery and equipment. Canada also offers three of the most export-friendly programs in the world. They are:

In combination with provincial and municipal incentives, Canada can offer the benefits found in foreign trade zones around the world — but with a key difference...

Canada’s duty and tax relief can be used anywhere in Canada. You can now enjoy the benefits of foreign trade zones exactly where you need them. You can apply each or all of these programs to suit your business needs.


The information provided on the DDP, EDCP and EOPS programs is for general information purposes and does not replace the law as set out in the relevant legislation and regulations.

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