The Stink Bug Season is nearly ended (31 May 2020)!
If you are importing goods that fit within the category subject to the BMSB measures, you’ll need to either have your goods treated upon arrival (six-sided sealed containers only) or present a BMSB Treatment Certificate to customs authorities to demonstrate the goods have been treated at origin (Mandatory for open top containers or breakbulk cargo). wp.me/p9NN8U-Po... See MoreSee Less
We can't stress enough the importance of marine insurance. At least 40 shipping containers have been lost overboard off the NSW coast after a ship rolled during heavy seas while travelling from China to Australia. The Singapore-flagged container ship APL England experienced a temporary loss of propulsion during heavy seas about 73km southeast of Sydney. ... See MoreSee Less
Does your business need a cashflow boost? Export Finance Australia is the Australian Government’s export credit agency, providing financial solutions for businesses, including those affected by COVID-19. If you meet the following criteria, you might be eligible for a government-backed loan solution: - Australian registered businesses - Businesses trading for at least two years (not start-ups) - Are unable to secure finance from the private market (your bank) - Annual turnover of $250K+Can demonstrate profitable operations ... See MoreSee Less
[NOTICE] In response to advocacy from Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA), the Department of Home Affairs, which manages revenue and payment of liabilities on imports, has confirmed that they will consider requests for payment plans and other leniency measures related to COVID-19.