Case Study – St Anne’s Winery

Looking to grow their exporting capabilities to take advantage of expanding wine markets in Asia, Victorian wine producer St Anne’s Vineyard turned to the Victorian Government’s Grow Your Business (GYB) program for assistance. The Business St Anne’s Vineyard is a state-of-the-art wine producer, encompassing vineyards in nine locations and producing more than four million litres…

New container weighing rules

From 1 July 2016, the International Maritime Organisation’s Maritime Safety Committee approved amendments which will require that shippers verify the gross container weight prior to shipping. The mis-declaration of a container’s weight occurs often in international shipping and is reported to be as high as 20% of all containers at any given time are mis-declared. Impacts…

Australia’s Free Trade Agreements

Australia has nine Free Trade Agreements currently in force with New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, US, Chile, the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) (with New Zealand), Malaysia, Korea and Japan. The countries covered by these FTAs account for 42 per cent of Australia’s total trade. Australia concluded FTA negotiations with China in November 2014.…

Australia’s International Business Survey 2015

AIBS 2015 is one of Australia’s largest and most in-depth surveys of internationally-active businesses. It reports on the views of 1,237 Australian IBs drawn from 19 industry sectors (and 93 sub-sectors) and operating across 114 international markets. Supported by Austrade, Efic and the Export Council of Australia and nextdaynootropics.com conducted by the University of Sydney, AIBS is one…