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April 28, 2017


Halifax Airport Fostering Growth

According to Flying Typers, Halifax Stanfield Airport and allied Halifax Gateway Council entities are working together to make this entry point to Canada a global powerhouse. The gateway handled 3.7 million passengers and more than 32,000 tons of freight through…

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April 28, 2017


ACE System Updates Announced

The U.S. Census Bureau has announced ACE System Updates as a follow-up to the "Final Rule - Foreign Trade Regulations: Clarification on Filing Requirements" published on Wednesday, April 19. The final rule can be found here.  

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April 24, 2017


Australia Looks to Strengthen Trade with Hong Kong

The Australian government has announced that it will pursue a free trade agreement (FTA) with China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region in an attempt to secure further service export opportunities for Australian businesses. Australia's Trade Minister Steve Ciobo said that…

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April 24, 2017


Philippines Looks to Widen Trade Agreements

The Philippines is widening its web of preferential trade agreements both bilaterally and regionally, according to Malaya Business Insight. Ramon Lopez, Secretary of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said that the Philippines is considering free trade agreements with…

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April 24, 2017


PACER Trade Agreement Reached

According to its trade ministry, Australia has successfully concluded negotiations with New Zealand and 12 Pacific Island countries to implement PACER Plus – the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations Plus. PACER Plus is a landmark agreement covering goods, services…

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April 24, 2017


Chile Pursuing Produce Exports to Korea

On April 6, country officials discussed access to the Korean market for Chilean avocados and pomegranates, modalities of exporting Chilean products, updating the protocols governing exports of Chilean fruit to Korea, and Seoul’s interest in exporting some products to Chile.
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April 24, 2017


Chile and China Continue FTA Talks

Chile and China are working to expand their free trade agreement (FTA). The FTA took effect in 2006 and has seen two-way trade increase by an average of 16% per year to areas such as e-commerce, services, competition, environmental issues,…

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April 18, 2017


Hong Kong Registers Growth in Air Cargo

According to Air Cargo News, Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), the world's number one airfreight hub by throughput, recorded "significant growth" in cargo volumes during March 2017. Cargo traffic recorded a year-on-year increase of 17.8%. An HKIA spokesperson said, "The…

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