Canada - Country Commercial Guide
Import Tariffs

Includes information on average tariff rates and types that U.S. firms should be aware of when exporting to the market.

Last published date: 2020-08-03

Canada eliminated tariffs on all eligible industrial and most agricultural products imported from the United States under the terms of USMCA.  

Duty free shipments also apply for de minimis shipments. De minimis refers to the maximum threshold below which no duty or tax is charged on imported items. U.S. companies shipping to Canada should be aware that Canada’s de minimis threshold remains at C$20, which is the lowest among industrialized nations. By comparison, in March 2016, the United States raised its de minimis threshold from $200 to $800.

Some products such as textiles that do not meet the duty-free eligibility requirements under the U.S. -Mexico-Canada Agreement, may be subject to standard tariff rates (most-favorite-nation, i.e. MFN rates). To find tariff rates for your products, consult the resources on, at