Shanghai port, world’s busiest, grapples with traffic congestion

April 21, 2017

April 21, 2017 - SHANGHAI - The world's busiest container port, Yangshan in China's business hub of Shanghai, is battling severe congestion wrought by dense fog, higher-than-usual volumes and the afte... View Full Post

BDP India: Important Update on Changes in Section 46 and 47 of the Customs Act,1962

April 5, 2017

At BDP, we continually work to ensure all of our activities respect Trade Compliance regulations to provide our customers with a responsible, trouble free customer experience. As such we would like... View Full Post

Spanish dockworkers plan nine-day strike

February 24, 2017

February 24, 2017 - MADRID - Spanish dock workers have called nine days of strikes to protest government plans to allow ports to hire non-unionised labour, El Pais newspaper reported on Tuesday, threa... View Full Post

India to levy 4.5% service tax on freight for imports (prepaid at origin)

February 2, 2017

February 3, 2017 -  A service tax of 4.5% has been levied on the Ocean Freight and allied charges (freight charges) of imports, on a prepaid basis, into India. This is according to The Governmen... View Full Post

Donald Trump Withdraws U.S. From Trans-Pacific Partnership

January 23, 2017

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump Monday formally pulled the U.S. out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the 12-nation trade agreement negotiated by Barack Obama and championed by businesses but that... View Full Post