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ANL SUSPENDING CARGO BOUND FOR SOUTH CHINA PORTS DURING CNY 2021 In light of COVID-19 and Chinese New Year ANL has announced temporary suspension of cargo bound for South China ports. Suspensions will be running from 5th January to 21st February 2021. It is not expected that service will resume prior to the 21st Februry
Expansion of ATT Origin Waiver Benefit The expansion of the Origin Waiver benefit for ATT was announced on 5 November 2020. Four trade agreements have been added: Indonesia-Australia FTA (IA-CEPA) Australia-Hong Kong FTA (AHKFTA) Peru-Australia FTA (PAFTA) Comprehensive & Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) Additional benefits for Periodic Payments ATT can now pay ABF-collected
Khapra Beetle – Raising Awareness The Department Of Agriculture, Water and the Enviroment (DAWE) has outlined what to look for to avoid the entry of the Khapra beetle into Australia. For Importers the most likely way that khapra beetle could make it to Australia is with: stored produce including grain, rice, cotton seed, powdered milk
VICT Tariff Update We have received advice from Freight & Trade Alliance (FTA) and the Australian Peak Shippers Association (APSA) have received advice from Victoria International Container Terminal Limited (VICT) that effective 1 January 2021 the following charges will apply: Import Storage Process and Terminal Tariff Late Receival Process and Terminal Tariff Maritime Security Levy
New Zealand and China agreed in November 2016 to launch negotiations to upgrade the free trade agreement to modernise it, further reducing barriers impacting exports, and boost trade which was signed on Tuesday 26th January 2021.
After a tough 2020, the industry moves into 2021 with some lingering challenges around port congestion, increased surcharges, blank sailings, and equipment shortages. With the Lunar New Year approaching to add to these challenges, Q1 2021 has the potential to be a trying start to the year.
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