News

Blockchain Set to Revolutionise Trade

Blockchain technology is poised to revolutionise operations across the freight and logistics sector by cutting down on the amount of documentation needed in imports and exports.

Speculation of New Fee on Low Value Imports

Last week we reported on the impending GST on low value imports. Now an ‘Online shopping tax’ of up to $7.00 per package for overseas purchases is under consideration.

GST on Low Value Imported Goods

From 1st July this year, low value goods imported from overseas by consumers in Australia will attract Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Stink Bugs: Update on Treatments from Italy

This week DAWR updated information about the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Risk Season, with focus on acceptable treatment of imports from Italy.

New U.S. Tariffs to Have Little Effect on Australia

The USA has announced it will impose tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, raising the possibility of a trade showdown with China and other key trading partners.