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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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A shocking find

A 67-year-old Tuart Hill man has been fined $15,000 for importing electric shock devices in the mail. On 21 July 2015, Australian Border Force (ABF)…

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New Russian Embargo

An embargo has been placed on agriculture and food imports into Russian from Australia, the EU, United States and other Western countries.  This knee jerk…

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