Australia

September 19, 2017


Beware of Bauxite

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has issued new warnings about the dangers of shipping bauxite. Bauxite is a commonly-shipped source of aluminum. A newly-identified phenomenon of “dynamic separation” when there is excess moisture in the cargo could significantly affect a vessel's stability,…

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September 18, 2017


EU Seeks FTAs with Australia and New Zealand

The European Commission rolled out a proposal last Thursday to start free trade talks with Australia and New Zealand. The proposal is part of an effort by the bloc to strengthen its global trading position and leadership.

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May 18, 2017


Shipping Containers Find New Life

Innovative architects and designers around the world are finding new ways to repurpose old shipping containers, according to Popular Mechanics and the Wall Street Journal.

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May 8, 2017


Come See Us at Transport Logistic in Munich

Transport Logistic is the world's leading trade fair for logistics, mobility, IT, and supply chain management, and has been taking place in Munich since 1978. Also part of Transport Logistic is Air Cargo Europe, the industry gathering for the international…

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April 24, 2017


Australia Looks to Strengthen Trade with Hong Kong

The Australian government has announced that it will pursue a free trade agreement (FTA) with China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in an attempt to secure further service export opportunities for Australian businesses. Australia's Trade Minister Steve Ciobo said that…

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April 24, 2017


PACER Trade Agreement Reached

According to its trade ministry, Australia has successfully concluded negotiations with New Zealand and 12 Pacific Island countries to implement PACER Plus – the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus. PACER Plus is a landmark agreement covering goods, services…

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April 10, 2017


EU and Australia Moving Closer to Free Trade Agreement

Trade leaders of the European Union and Australia recently discussed the scope of a potential bilateral free trade agreement. The EU and Australia already cooperate closely on trade policy issues, and the EU is Australia's third largest trading partner.

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