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China Launches All-Electric Cargo Ship

China, already the world’s biggest electric-vehicle market, is now using batteries to fuel cargo shipping. Ironically, its first all-electric zero-emissions vessel will be transporting coal.

DAWR Renews Alert on Stink Bugs in Imports

Recent detections of live Stink Bugs have been made in a variety of containerised goods arriving from Italy, not captured by mandatory treatment measures.

Latest World Trade Outlook Indicator

The WTO’s latest World Trade Outlook Indicator (WTOI) suggests that global merchandise trade growth will likely moderate in the fourth quarter of 2017.

Amendments to Australia’s Biosecurity Bill

DAWR has commenced consultation on a draft of the Biosecurity Amendment Bill to enhance operation of Australia's biosecurity framework.

All-Clear Given to GST on Cheap Imports

Releasing its review of the tax change on Thursday, Australia’s Productivity Commission has given the all-clear for GST to be imposed on low-value imports.

Horses Flown in for Spring Carnival

Since the start of 2017 more than 300 horses have arrived at Tullamarine Airport, Melbourne, including the Spring Carnival runners that began arriving at the end of September.

New Chinese Import Regulation

Australian exporters should note that Chinese authorities have updated their import policy and list of prohibited and restricted waste products arriving in China.

New Aircraft Now in Huge Assembly Line

Qantas formally unveiled its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner in the USA this week, naming it Great Southern Land. The Boeing factory is now fulfilling its order for eight of the aircraft.

Imported Prawn Update

Enhanced import conditions are facilitating the safe trade in uncooked prawns while Australia undertakes a review of our import conditions for prawns and prawn products.

World's First Autonomous Train in WA

Two weeks ago we reported on the advent of unmanned ships – now mining corp Rio Tinto has given the world its first fully-autonomous freight train, operating in Western Australia.

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