Xi Jinping, on confirmation of his second 5-year term, said China had entered a ‘new era’ and, for a major trading partner like Australia, there are signals of potential economic impact.
The Port of Brisbane is playing host to the 'Susan Maersk,' the longest container ship to ever visit Queensland.
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.