16 November 2017
Those within the customs and international trade industry have been following ongoing narration on the imposition of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on low-value transactions (LVT) closely.
15 November 2017
Much of the focus in the supply chain revolves around the physical logistics of moving goods to their final destination and the regulation of that movement.
A decision of the NSW District Court delivered on 16 October 2017 has created massive levels of concern in the freight forwarding industry as it led to an order for significant damages against a freight forwarding company based on bills of lading (BL) which it had issued but were used for purposes other than originally intended.
13 November 2017
To adapt one of the literary world’s great quotes it would appear that ‘the news of the death of the TPP had been greatly exaggerated.’
To misquote someone, the free trade agenda is a 'many-splendored thing'. As much as there may be a broad general consensus that sensible, comprehensive trade liberalisation is a good thing, what that means differs from country to country and even within countries (depending on political persuasion), none of which helps to clarify the debate or set a clear path as to an ideal outcome.