Sunday, Apr. 21, 2019

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The establishment of the ANCTF is part of Australia’s commitment to the World Trade Organisation Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA). The aim of the TFA is to reduce the cost of trading goods across borders by mandating that WTO members which...

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Women & Leadership Australia (WLA) is administering a national initiative to support the development of female leaders across Australia’s international trade sector.

The initiative is providing women with grants to enable participation...

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The Australian British Chamber of Commerce invites you to participate in the British Benchmarking Survey. It will only take a few minutes to complete.

Following the referendum in the United Kingdom, there is a need to analyse the trade and...

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Do you perceive a need for an Import Council of Australia?

The Export Council of Australia has engaged the services of an independent research company, to ascertain the need amongst Australian businesses for an Import Council of Australia. ...

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Finally-some very good news on the trade front! The long-stuck World Trade Agreement (WTO) arrangements on trade facilitation have been approved by just enough members to enter into force.

The Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) was struck in...

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Governments today like to declare that they are engaged in trade exercises that will result in inclusive growth.  Leaders are increasingly using the term to try to counter growing concerns over globalization.

Hence officials involved in...

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Insights from the 2015 DHL Export Barometer

In 2015, 56% of Australian exporters expected to see increases in trade with China. The newly minted FTA with China (ChAFTA) also drew positive expectations among 49 per cent of exporters – and interestingly the 2015 DHL Export Barometer...

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Exporter insights from the 2015 DHL Export Barometer

Exporter research shows in 2015, the portion of exporters who also import increased to 80%, from 74% in the previous two years.

It also showed 66% of Australian exporters expected orders to increase over the coming year – and more than half...

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Results from the 2015 DHL Export Barometer

The DHL Export Barometer has been surveying Australian exporters for 13 years about their views on the exchange rate, export conditions, online commerce and other important issues that impact on global business prospects.

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For three generations, the Ferguson family has been fishing Southern Rock Lobsters out of the Great Australian Bight. But they had a problem: too many lobsters were too big.

It sounds strange but it was the smaller lobsters which provided the...

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DRT volunteers sorting relief goods

Team of highly-trained DHL volunteers from Australia and New Zealand to assist in coordinating relief logistics at Suva Airport

Deutsche Post DHL Group, the world´s leading logistics provider, has deployed their Disaster Response Team (DRT)...

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The Aqua BIG website is live, and you can register there to be kept informed about the event. Management of the event is by Momentous Asia Travel and Events Co, Ltd, a fully accredited event and association management company who are...

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By Jason Chown

When you use a financial service it’s important to shop around and make sure that you’re getting the best deal you can. Whether it’s a home loan or an international money transfer, saving a few percentage points...

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AUD trade was mixed across the board over the past two weeks with the dollar range bound against all the majors. Best AUD USD buying was on the September 18th with the AUD USD breaking through the 0.72 mark. The exchange floor was occurred on...

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The  University of Sydney is inviting repatriates (former expatriates) to participate in a research project about their experiences on returning to their home organisations.  

Hannah Mann, the researcher, is...

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At a time when there is a lot of talk about liberalising trade through new free trade agreements and adopting trade facilitation measures, it may come as a surprise to learn that the use of tariff concession orders (TCOs) is becoming increasingly...

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Tea C. Dietterich

The other day one of my mining clients rang me and said: “Tea, we have 1,000,000 words here in Brazilian Portuguese and I need them translated into English within a few days – I need to know what it says.“
In the past I would...

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As an interim accord is reached between Iran and Western nations and the Australian Foreign Minister, the Hon. Julie Bishop MP, visits Tehran in mid-April, William Jenkins asks what opportunities are in the Iranian education sector and what...

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As we usher in the Year of the Goat, the Export Council of Australia (ECA) is proudly launching a survey to the Australian business community on one of the most ambitious liberalisation initiatives China has undertaken in decades, the China...

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