ABF – Australian Customs Notice No. 2022/48

“Customs (Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership – Entry into Force for Other Parties) Notice 2022”. The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) will enter into forcefor Malaysia on 29 November 2022. Link to the official notice from the Australian Boarder Force below: Feel free to reach out to us if you […]

Australian Border Force – Goods Compliance Update (Spring 2022)

Just released from the Australian Border Force, is the ‘Goods Compliance Update (Spring 2022)’. Featured Articles: To view the full document, please click on the link below: *https://www.abf.gov.au/trade-and-goods-compliance-subsite/ComplianceNewsletters/goods-compliance-update-spring-2022.pdf If you have any queries, please feel free to reach out to us.

Extension of the additional customs duty on Russian and Belarusian goods

The goods will continue to have a rate of customs duty of 35% or greater and will only be eligible for concessional treatment under certain concessional items. The original measure applied the additional 35% duty to these goods when they left for shipment to Australia on or after 25 April 2022. It applied for a […]

Europe’s top tech scale-ups announced at Web Summit

The UK Government’s 2022 tech scale-ups programme, the Tech Rocketship Awards, reached its conclusion today. The Awards identified the brightest and best tech companies and will accelerate the global growth of its winners, through curated programmes connecting them with the UK’s ecosystem of investors, incubators and High Potential Opportunity (HPO) clusters. The Grand Finale saw […]

Notice: UK Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP): goods graduation from 1 January 2023

1.  Introduction Goods graduation is the suspension of preferential rates of customs duty on certain imports. These imports are highly competitive without trade preferences. Suspensions can be applied to goods from countries in the general framework of the UK Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP). An assessment to determine which goods should be graduated under the UK GSP has been […]

Update from GOV.​UK for: Trade with Ukraine

The UK has signed an agreement with Ukraine, which is in effect. This guidance provides information on aspects of trade covered by the UK-Ukraine agreement. It is for UK businesses trading with Ukraine. What the agreement includes  This agreement includes provisions on:  trade in goods – including provisions on preferential tariffs, tariff rate quotas, rules of […]