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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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FTA negotiations in sight

With an aim to work towards launching free trade agreement negotiations with the European Union, trade minister Steven Ciobo announced last week he was on…

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Aluminium Extrusions – Anti-Dumping

Anti-Dumping Commission to investigate aluminium extrusions exported via Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand. Dumping duties on aluminium extrusions exported from China were put in…

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Timber and Timber Products – Update

In April we advised you of a change that was pending for importers of timber and timber products. With the implementation date of the 1st…

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Latest ABF Finds

Today we thought that we would wrap up some of the finds made by the officers at Australian Border Force (ABF) in the last few…

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Asbestos Importation Review Findings

Asbestos in importations has been in the spotlight lately with the discovery of asbestos at several new buildings, including Perth’s new Children Hospital. Recently there…

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Endangered Tree Logs Seized

A total of 73,300 kilos of endangered tree logs were seized by Hong Kong Customs over two days late last month, according to a government…

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Hover boards in the spotlight

Notices have been received from the Australian Border Force (ABF), along with the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) in relation to the importation of…

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Cigarettes seized in Sydney

Four Korean nationals faced Burwood Local Court on the 10th June charged with importing approximately 2.5 tonnes of cigarettes, with a potential street value of…

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Asbestos in imports

Asbestos is a term for a group of six naturally occurring mineral fibres belonging to two groups. Serpentine Group – comprised of only chrysotile (white…

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