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14 Dec Clemenger Christmas/New Year closure times.

Clemenger Christmas/New Year closure times.   Dear valued customer, Please note that over the Christmas break our office hours will be……….   Christmas Eve 8am – 2pm Christmas Day - Closed Boxing Day - Closed New  year’s eve 8am – 2pm New year’s day - Closed On behalf of us all here at Clemenger International...

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29 Nov Vessel & Port delays in Sydney

Dear Customer,   Please be advised that the current severe weather in Sydney has impacted operations at Port Botany and all terminals have been affected. Due to winds and swell conditions, vessel movements and cargo operations have ceased. Road operations have also been impacted. Heavy delays are now to...

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28 Nov Chinese New Year 2019

The time is approaching to welcome Chinese New Year 2019. The official holiday runs from Tuesday 5th - Tuesday 19th February. Please bear in mind that some factories will close sooner and return to full production later so your supply may be adversely affected. We...

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05 Aug VAT Program expands in China from 1 August

The China Ministry of Finance (MOF) and State Administration of Taxation (SAT) issued a circular on May 24, 2013, announcing the expansion of the Value-Added Tax (VAT) Reform Pilot on a nationwide basis.  Certain revisions to the pilot regulations in this nationwide application of the VAT program will result in a 6% VAT charge assessed on transportation charges and freight forwarding services billed and paid in China.
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29 Jul Chinese inspections of export aircargo

Customs ramp up export inspections at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN)

Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN) is the main airport of Guangzhou. In 2012 Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport was China’s third busiest for cargo traffic.

Currently customs based at the Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport terminal has increased their level of inspections of air cargo for export. They are targeting shippers who are attempting to export cargo without a licence. Cargo that does not have valid export licence is being held by customs and cannot be exported until a licence is arranged.

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02 Jul MSC increases demurrage rates

MSC Import Container Free Time and Container Detention Tariff MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has advised that import container detention free time and tariff rates will change effective 1st August 2012. We draw your attention to the significant change in that the first free day will be...

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