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Indonesia’s RCEP opportunities led by apparel, risks for autos

The signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade deal will bring greatly reduced tariffs and facilitated trade to a group of 15 countries including the ASEAN group, China, South Korea, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. The deal must be ratified by six ASEAN and three... Read more →


Australian Exporters Pay The Price for Lack of Carrier Diversity

Container-line MSC has updated its bunker fuel surcharges for Australia/New Zealand to U.S. routes after a 24.1% surge in fuel prices year-to-date. The increase may also be driven by a tightening of capacity given U.S. seaborne imports from Australia and New Zealand surged 28.1% year over year... Read more →


Expeditious Expedition for TPP to Reach Destination

The ministers of the 11 countries that are still party to the TPP trade deal have agreed to “expeditiously” bring the agreement into force. Yet, an initial report – including bringing new countries into the fold – is not due until November. With Vietnam and Malaysia reportedly being less keen ... Read more →


China Export Bonanza for New Zealand Might Not Last

New Zealand recorded its first trade surplus in March since June 2016 after a 44% jump in exports to China. That in turn was driven by a 66% rise in shipments of dairy products. Dairy is New Zealand’s number two export line to China, Panjiva data shows. The outlook will depend on whether New Z... Read more →

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