Caution over linking Chinese trade measures to Australia’s stance on a COVID-19 investigation

In recent days, China has announced trade restrictive measures in respect of Australian agricultural exports.  Many are linking the measures to Australia being one of the first and most vocal countries calling for a probe into th...

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What is a dumping continuation inquiry and why will it have a big impact on importers of aluminium extrusions?

Dumping duties payable on the importation of aluminium extrusions continues to be a key focus of the Australian Border Force.  This is not surprising given that inadvertent non-compliance remains high and the relevant duty rates ...

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Coronavirus – The legal impact on international supply chains

The coronavirus outbreak represents an unforeseen and uncontrollable event.  The global focus is rightly on the human impact and in an effort to limit the spread of the virus, Governments are taking measures that are significantl...

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Outbreak of Coronavirus and Legal Responses – the Chinese Perspective

This article is republished with permission from Jackson Y. Teng, Senior Partner at Zhonglun W&D Law Firm, our Interlaw partner firm. As the only Australian member of Interlaw, Hunt & Hunt is strategically aligned with ...

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Australia’s highest court rules on tariff classification – wins and losses for industry

The High Court has found against the Comptroller-General of Customs and handed down a decision that vita-gummies are classified as a duty free medicament and not as food.  However, in reaching its decision it made a number of fin...

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Australian loses WTO dumping dispute – implications for a range of Australian dumping duties

Indonesia was last week successful in its World Trade Organisation (WTO) appeal against dumping duties imposed by Australia on Indonesian A4 copy paper.  Australia was found to have imposed dumping duties that were inconsistent w...

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