For Brisbane Importers who require a day-definite or consistent transit time we suggest using the fast direct loops from Shanghai / Xiamen / Ningbo / Shenzhen / Guangzhou ( JKN/CNJ ) Avoid using vessels via Sydney and Melbourne in the short term, announced One Global Logistics.
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The NSW Government with the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) invite you to participate in a webinar briefing on market updates and business
and investment opportunities in Malaysia on Wednesday, 23 September 2020 from 4.00pm to 5.00pm (AEST).
Advanced manufacturing growth centre (AMGC) has released a latest research: Ten Ways to Succeed in Australian Manufacturing. This report arrives at a critical juncture in the current economic climate.
The Government is backing Australian businesses to grow their exports and create jobs through reforms to the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme, after an independent review of financial assistance for small and medium enterprise exporters.
This information session will provide details about the Digital Tech export programs to the UK and/or USA so you can prepare an application. Hear more about opportunities for growing your technology business in the United Kingdom and/or the United States of America.
Construction of the Port Botany rail line duplication between Mascot and Botany in New South Wales is a step closer, with the design and construct tender package released by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack.
The Department of Agriculture has (13 August 2020) issued a notice that it is planning urgent action on Khapra Beetle infestations. Importers of plant
products, freight forwarders, customs brokers and high-volume specialist operators will be affected.
Motherhood is the reason Anamika Sengupta created Almitra Tattva, a company utilising sustainable hand woven fabrics sourced from regions of India to create quality baby wearing products, gaining an international following for her designs and values.
When the COVID-19 outbreak emerged, our fortnightly featured member, Point Valle, a global leadership and company collaboration educator had to rearrange
its business in order to fit into "a new normal" in providing business couching services.
The Government of Western Australia has endorsed a plan to build a new 4.5 million TEU capacity container port at Kwinana. The new port will be at the
Kwinana Industrial Area, about 20 km south of the existing port at Fremantle, near to the Kwinana Bulk Terminal and the Aloca jetty.
Article 6 in our series of Incoterms® 2020 – In each article we will identify the responsibilities of the seller and buyer in the transaction at different
points in the shipping journey.
DFAT have launched a public consultation process on possible reforms to Australia’s regulatory framework for the protection of geographical indications (GIs). Australia is currently negotiating a free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union (EU). Consistent with its approach toward other FTA partners, the EU has identified the protection of GIs as one of its key goals.
The Australian Commonwealth Constitution (the Commonwealth) has an interesting history including its development through a series of Constitutional Conventions between the representative of state governments and other interested parties.
The NSW Government invites all interested business to attend the introductory section on how to grow cleantech business in India. The webinar will be held on Thursday, 10 September, 3pm-4pm EAST and it will provide details about the Going Global-Pathway to India export assistance program targeted at NSW cleantech businesses.
As the voice for Australian exporters, the Export Council of Australia calls on the Australian Government to take immediate action to develop and implement a comprehensive and practical trade-led economic recovery package. We recognise the challenges and constraints faced by the Government but, now more than ever, they need to lead here and internationally.
On 8 August 2020, the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) marked its 53rd anniversary. Looking back on half a century of development, ASEAN
has made a tremendous journey since its inception in 1967. The remarkable achievements ASEAN has made, far exceed what the founding fathers of ASEAN
We advised in our last Global Trade Updates newsletter ( GTU) news of the upcoming ban on the import all solid waste into China effective 1 January 2021.
We highlight below an article from Shipping Australia that provides further updates on this topic.
China will ban the import of all solid waste from 2021 for environmental reasons, but ferrous scrap will not be affected by the move. Import restrictions imposed since July 2019 have significantly slowed the inflow of ferrous scrap into China.
In August the ECA presented a submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties (JSCOT) regarding certain aspects of the treaty-making process in Australia.
Article 5 in our series of Incoterms® 2020 – In each article we will identify the responsibilities of the seller in the transaction at different points
in the shipping journey. Our fourth Incoterms® Rule is FAS – Free alongside ship (Named Place).
China has launched an anti-dumping investigation into imported bottled wines from Australia, the country’s Ministry of Commerce announced on Tuesday (18th Aug).
The WA Government announced last week it will invest more than $40 million to grow WA’s food industries, develop the aquaculture industry, and support the expansion of premium food and beverage manufacturing.
Australia Awards Women Trading Globally participant continues commitment to sustainability and fair trade principles
In 2016, Taslima Miji of Bangladesh founded Leatherina, a company that adheres to principles of social inclusion, fair trade, ethical business and reducing environmental harm in its production of leather bags and other small leather goods, combining jute and fabric to make the products environmentally friendly.
PUMP is a haircare company with over 40 Australian made, plant and botanical based, organic hair care products. The products have been sold to customers in over 100 countries around the world and are stocked in over 200 salons.
You have a trade mark, but what if it’s being challenged?
This free webinar will explain trade mark oppositions and hearings and provide you with the tools you will need if your trade mark is being opposed.
Australia's peak export body says government air freight subsidies will need to be extended to ensure local agricultural products can get to overseas buyers, with an existing $350 million support package set to dry up at the end of the year.