Know Your International Commerce Terms

20Cube has worked with Spanish video designer, Valeria Castano, to develop a quick visual illustration of the International Commerce Terms (IncoTerms). Led by Project specialist, Alberto Coll, the idea was to make Incoterms easy to understand. “There are many ways to explain Incoterms and I have seen many videos on the subject, but we wanted […]

Australia continues with Free Trade Negotiations

2016 looms as another significant year for those in the Australian part of the international supply chain. Industry is still monitoring ChAFTA with more clarity on the approach by the DIBP to implementation of the ChAFTA, given that there have been some recognised “teething problems”. We now wait to see which of the proposed FTA will be […]

Illegal Logged Products | Due Diligence and Importer Responsibilities

Further to our previous announcements, the Illegal Logging Prohibition Amendment Regulation 2013 is law and its requirements c​a​me into effect on 30th November 2014. From this date, importers of certain timber or timber products (as defined in the Regulation) ​need​ to assess and manage the risk that the timber has been illegally logged. Importer obligations to carry […]

Asian Steel Makers to Face Anti-Dumping Enquiry

The Australian Government has ordered an enquiry into the dumping of steel into the Australian market, as announced by Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science Christopher Pyne. Announcing the beginning of the next stage of reform, the report comes Amid concerns about dumping behaviour by Asian manufacturers, particularly of steel and aluminium, the minister said that […]