Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Canada
Commodity Group
Oilseeds, oils and meals
Commodity
Grains and oilseeds
Date
01/05/2017
Policy Category
Consumption and marketing
Policy Instrument
Market regulation
Description
Planned extending, beyond its expiry date of 1 August 2017, a temporary revenue cap on rail transports of grains and oilseeds from Canada’s Western regions to the country’s main ports.
Notes
While Canada’s lawmakers continue working on amendments of the country’s Transportation Act (see MPPU Dec.’16), the Government is considering extending a temporary revenue cap on rail transports of grains and oilseeds from Canada’s Western regions to the country’s main ports beyond its current expiry date of 1 August 2017.