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Important Notice! Chinese Golden Week October 1st – 7th

Please note that Chinese Golden week is due to commence on October 1st and running until October 7th. During this period most business’ in China will be closed and may not be able to service your requests. We must emphasize the importance of having all of your...

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Beer, Wine, Spirits and Excise-Equivalent Goods!

Those that enjoy an alcoholic beverage might possibly see another price increase on certain imported goods from the 5th of August 2019.   Beer, wine and spirits that are imported from overseas are considered as excise-equivalent goods and under the Customs Tariff...

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2019/2020 BMSB Season Commences September 1st!!!

As you may already be aware from our previous post on the topic, the 2019/2020 brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) season is fast approaching and will commence on September 1st 2019. In basic terms: Certain goods manufactured in, or shipped from target risk countries,...

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Customs Duty – The Overlooked Cost!

Since the implementation of the Customs Act 1901 and perhaps long before, Customs Duty has served as a simple means of maintaining fairness and equality in the international trading market and plays a vital role in our economic balance. Collected at the time of entry...

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Nationwide Industrial Action at DP World Terminals

In protest to the alleged review of certain company agreements, some DP World employees have announced a nationwide strike. The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) has reported that automation, outsourcing and cuts to income protection insurance are amongst some of the...

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