ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Oct 2010In October 2010, the government of Canada announced a change in import duties.
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Department of Finance Canada. (2010). Backgrounder: New Tariff Measures for Ships. Available at http://www.fin.gc.ca/n10/data/10-089_1-eng.asp
On 1 October 2010, the Finance Ministry of Canada announced the scrapping of the import tariff on ships. Retroactive from 1 January 2010, the 25 percent tariff will be reduced to zero for "cargovessels and tankers, as well as ferries of a length of 129 metres or more".