Australia Joins Major Trade Agreement

Australia was accepted into the WTO Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA) last week, meaning we can compete for government contracts in more markets around the world.

Wheels Still Turning on the TPP-11

In August two bills were presented to the Lower House to implement our obligations under the TPP-11; they were referred to the Senate Committee for report by 10th October.

Shipping Cos Switch to Low Sulphur Fuels

From January 2020, the maritime industry is set to face great changes as vessels will only be allowed to use fuel with a maximum sulphur content of 0.5 percent.

Taiwan MRA Rewards Trusted Traders

Details released this week of an MRA between Taiwan and Australia show it rewards Australian Trusted Traders with a competitive edge and better access to markets in Taiwan.