DAWR has finalised a review of feathers and manufactured articles containing feathers and some changes have been made to associated import conditions.
This week the ABF outlined how updated data are shaping the means by which the goods compliance function is to be delivered across government and industry.
Brisbane Airport has entered into a ‘Sister-Airport’ agreement with Chongqing Airport in China, which will see them share expertise on operational and commercial development.
Paperless Trading is the way of the future and the electronic Air Waybill (e-AWB) is seen as a key starting point, but in Australia the take-up lags behind other parts of the world.
The smuggling of cigarettes continues to challenge the ABF’s resources, with almost two million illegal cigarettes being seized in Brisbane this week in a massive sting.
Road transport is a vital link in the import/export supply chain. New measures will place greater responsibility on operators, drivers and contractors to ensure safety and security.
Due to Hurricane Irma, cargo operations at many major U.S. airports will cease as carriers expand restrictions even farther north of the initial landfall in Florida.
Qantas’ profits soared this year and the airline announced it will base half its new Dreamliner fleet in Brisbane, as that airport positions itself to become our new international hub.
DAWR advises that measures for the annual Stink Bug season will start on 1st September, conclude on 30th April 2018, and include goods shipped from any port in Italy.
The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) has issued clarification on the definition of export statement for wooden manufactured articles shipped to Australia.