The Australian Border Force has released a forecast of the challenges ahead, along with their mission statement, in a document titled ABF 2020.
In addition to likely opposition in the Australian Senate, the odds of the TPP being approved by the U.S. government are getting longer, regardless of who wins the election there.
This week, several warrants were executed by the Australian Border Force (ABF) concerning recent detection of asbestos in imported Chinese building materials.
Recently we have been reporting on the introduction of the VGM rules effective from 1st July. Early feedback indicates that the transition to the new provisions has been successful so far.
As we start the Financial New Year 2016/17, importers and exporters face a high degree of exposure to global volatility, at a time of the greatest uncertainty seen since the GFC.
Panama’s work on widening its Canal is complete after 9 years, doubling its capacity to carry ships and bringing hopes that the boost will make it the trading centre of the Americas.
Britain isn’t Australia’s largest trading partner, but it’s a significant one, and the Brexit vote decided this past week could have trickle-down consequences for local companies
The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has issued two compliance notices to importers of timber and wood-based products.
Australian exporters should by now have policies & procedures in place for a VGM document trail, as legislation has now been passed locking in 1 July 2016 as the start date.
Important changes to Australia's Biosecurity system come into effect this month, which are all about how the risks of goods, people and conveyances entering Australia are managed.