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Being on Top of Asia Regulatory Changes and Updates

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Staying abreast of the customs and trade regulatory changes in Asia can be a challenge from many aspects:

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Topics: Asia

The Carrot and the Stick - Australian Goods Compliance Update

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The final compliance update from the Australian Border Force (ABF) for any year is always an interesting one. Not only does it snapshot the operational statistics of what is, for many, the busiest few months of the year, but it also can potentially give us some insight into the tactical approach of ABF compliance activities for the coming year.

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Human Trafficking & Anti-Slavery Regulations: Do they affect your business?

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In order to combat slavery and human trafficking throughout the world, many governments have implemented regulations that require companies to disclose their efforts in ending this worldwide epidemic.
 
An estimated 40.3 million people are victims of modern slavery around the globe. This includes 24.9 million in forced labor and 15.4 million in forced marriage. Based on these figures, this means that 5.4 people out of every 1,000 are victims of slavery. One in four of these victims of slavery are children.1

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Happy New Year from Tradewin

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 As I drove to the office today, I was looking back into my rear view mirror at 2018. All of the plans and ideas that I would like to accomplish in 2019 began rushing through my head like a flood.

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3 Takeaways from the Budget and Authorised Economic Operator Status

The Budget and Authorised Economic Operator Status

The presentation of the government’s budget before Parliament has always been an interesting affair. The perfunctory annual photo of the Chancellor of the Exchequer standing in front of Number 11 Downing Street with the red briefcase containing the Government’s budget for the year always seems to make a dull affair more interesting.

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Topics: Europe, Brexit