Importers ask for GST relief under new deferment scheme

Importers ask for GST relief under new deferment scheme

The following article is taken from the AFR. It details the latest discussions, which signal deferring of taxes and customs duties, in response to COVID-19. — Consumer goods importers have asked the federal government to defer taxes and customs duties for at...
Covid-19 | How we all can help

Covid-19 | How we all can help

When Covid-19 put China into lock-down, it was the importers, exporters and forwarders who got to see first hand the damage this virus can have on humanity and the economy. We saw a superpower grind to a halt and felt the impact. Our industry had a head-start but now...
Airfreight Update And ACF Payments

Airfreight Update And ACF Payments

Airfreight Update And ACF Payments Airfreight The Coronavirus situation is having a huge impact on Airlines all around the world. As a result of reduced flights and airfreight capacity, we are seeing airfreight costs increase dramatically. Airlines are requesting us...
ACF WEEKLY CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

ACF WEEKLY CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

Message from China – landslide updates: Our sources from China have provided us with the following updates Currently, the increase in the number of confirmed infected patients in China is less than 100 cases per day (95% new cases are in Wuhan) with many...
New Cargo data reveals Coronavirus fallout

New Cargo data reveals Coronavirus fallout

With Chinese government data both after-the-fact and suspect it has been difficult to ascertain the full economic and trade impact of the coronavirus. However, new data collated by CargoMetrics is beginning to give us a much clearer answer and it isn’t pretty. ...
Coronavirus | Major Update

Coronavirus | Major Update

The Most Complete Update on Trade Impacts so far… Further to last week’s update on the Novel Coronavirus, trade and freight movements continue to deteriorate. There are various reports from China on the evolving situation affecting China’s factories and freight...
Coronavirus Update 13th Feb

Coronavirus Update 13th Feb

It seems as though importers, exporters and forwarders are beginning to fully realise how slow the recovery will be, following the still active coronavirus outbreak.  Major international transport bodies have begun to respond and update on the crisis. Maersk,...
A Guide to the Peru-Australia Trade Agreement (PAFTA)

A Guide to the Peru-Australia Trade Agreement (PAFTA)

The Free Trade Agreement between Peru and Australia has just come into force, starting on February 11, 2020. This post aims to give you all the information you need in relation to new trade agreement titled The Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement (PAFTA), and what it...
Yang Ming Responds to Arrest

Yang Ming Responds to Arrest

Yang Ming Transport Corp has issued a response after its vessel YM Eternity was arrested and released this week. In the statement, they have looked to set the record straight, giving a detailed account of the incident. Yang Ming doesn’t shy away from the 2018 cargo...