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Australia to introduce per container biosecurity levy on imported containers

The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) looks to be introducing a $340 million levy on all imported containers – 20′ and 40′- from…

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CBFCA meeting with ACCC directors and analysts

CBFCA (Customs Brokers and Forwarders Council of Australia) representatives met Thursday 3rd May with the ACCC Directors and Analysts tasked with gathering data and issues…

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Your Incoterms – are they working for you?

The world of importing (and exporting!) can become a huge rabbit warren of information.  The amount of information that can be required for just a…

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Freo container trade sees March increases

Container trade through the Port of Fremantle is seeing an uptick in activity, according to the latest available trade statistics from the Port of Fremantle….

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China – Dense Fog in Shanghai Causes Vessel Delays

Please note terminals in Shanghai and Ningbo have been significantly affected by dense fog over the past few weeks. An intense fog have been hanging…

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Shanghai crowned busiest port in the world

Shanghai was the world’s busiest container port in 2017, according to a report by shipping consultancy service Alphaliner. Shanghai handled a total of 40 million…

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Exporting honey to China

Recently the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) have issued the following notice for exporters of honey to China. Purpose To notify of recent…

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ACCC moves on Stevedore infrastructure charges

Australian Competition & Consumer Commission chairman Rod Sims has taken aim at the ­nation’s stevedores for levying significantly increased charges on transport companies, warning the…

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JAEPA takes tariffs down again

Tariffs on some Aussie exports to Japan have dropped again on the first of the month as the fifth round of tariff cuts under the…

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Illegal Logging – no more soft approach

It’s been a tumultuous few years for importers into Australia of regulated timber products with the introduction of new requirements introduced by the Department of…

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