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Sydney

September 16, 2020 BDP Newswatch

Sydney Port reaches breaking point

Due to a combination of factors including industrial action, there is heavy congestion at Sydney terminals.

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Martin Wu September 11, 2020 BDP Tradewatch

India notifies CAROTAR, 2020 in respect of Rules of Origin under Trade Agreements effective from September 21, 2020

Customs (Administration of Rules of Origin under Trade Agreements) Rules, 2020 sets guidelines for enforcement of the ‘rules of origin’ for allowing preferential rate on imports under free trade agreements.

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Michael Ford September 11, 2020 BDP Tradewatch

UK and Japan agree to historic free trade agreement

The UK has today secured a free trade agreement with Japan, which is the UK’s first major trade deal as an independent trading nation.

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September 10, 2020 Covid-19

Colombia reopens. Will air travel demand materialise?

The decision by Colombia’s government to resume some commercial aviation operations is being welcomed by the industry. But with the country’s COVID-19 case counts continuing to rise, the Colombian government will be monitoring the resumption of commercial flights carefully.

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Melbourne

September 7, 2020 Covid-19

Melbourne lockdown extended by two weeks

A strict lockdown in the Australian city of Melbourne has been extended by two weeks, with officials saying new Covid-19 cases had not dropped enough.

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