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Exporting and International

Advice and documentation for exporting overseas, sourcing international products, outsourcing manufacturing overseas and all international business.

United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation (New York, 2018) (the Singapore Convention on Mediation) | United Nations Commission On International Trade Law

Date of adoption: 20 December 2018 Open for signature: 7 August 2019 in Singapore and, thereafter, at the United Nations headquarters in New York.


The ABC's of Apostilles

How to ensure your public documents will be recognised abroad?

GST on imported services and digital products

From 1 July 2017 goods and services tax (GST) applies to cross-border supplies of services and digital products imported by Australian consumers. Overseas businesses may need to pay GST to the Australian Tax Office (ATO). B2B transactions with an Australian Business with an ABN are exempt.

GST extended to all goods bought overseas from July 2018

Imported items worth less than $1,000 will no longer be exempt from the tax after Coalition secures support for bill

Eligible businesses importers, exporters and service providers active in the international supply chain for 2 years financially solvent have an Australian Business Number

Australian Trusted Trader reduces red tape for Trusted Traders at the border, improves certainty in export markets, and expedites the flow of their cargo in and out of Australia, which means faster access to market.

Australian Trusted Trader