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Australia-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement

As of the 17th January, the Australia-Hong Kong Free Trade agreement (A-HKFTA) has entered into effect.  This free trade agreement launches a new chapter in economic relations between Australia and Hong Kong with the Australia Government advising: "The Australia-Hong Kong FTA strengthens Australia's relations with one of...

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Chinese New Year 2020

Dear Valued Clients, The Chinese New Year of 2020 (Year of the Rat) is fast approaching, below are some key factors for you to consider during this period. The public holiday in China for Chinese New Year (CNY) is from January 24th - January 30th.  Imports from China FCL & LCL Space Due to most factories closing d...

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General Rate Increases Begin for 2019

Due to many cancelled sailings in July combined with strong booking trends for August, there have been numerous roll-overs of containers as the shipping lines work to clear the backlog that has accumulated.  The Industrial action at DP World terminals have also caused vessel changes and delays, as such the space situation for August ...

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Seasonal Measures for BMSB 2019-2020

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug 2019-2020 Risk Season Update The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) has now finalized seasonal measures for 2019-2020. The season will apply to all cargo sailing on or after 01 September 2019 and arriving into Australia by 31 May 2020. Below are important updates provided by DAWR that I...

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Hutchison Infrastructure Fee

In a recent announcement from Hutchinson Ports Sydney, Port Botany Terminal, their infrastructure surcharge will be increased for all full import and export containers handled at the terminal and is to commence in application from Wednesday 1st May 2019. The Infrastructure surcharge is imposed by the terminal on the transport carrier and ...

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