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From 1 July 2017, screening requirements for air cargo to the United States (US) will change. These requirements have been imposed on airlines by the US Government. The Australian Government is working with businesses to help them comply with the US requirements, ensure readiness and reduce red tape while enabling a smooth transition. Please click here to read the full announcement from the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development.
Fri
28
Apr 2017
Please click here for a transcript of US Vice President Mike Pence's address to the US-Australian business community in Sydney on 22 April, 2017.
Wed
26
Apr 2017
Energy and medical sciences are high on the agenda for a US business delegation visiting Adelaide this week, featuring companies such as GE, Tesla and Boeing. The United States’ acting ambassador to Australia, James Caruoso, was joined in Adelaide by 12 US companies, as well as the American Chamber of Commerce, represented nationally by chief executive Niels Marquardt, on a visit co-ordinated by Investment Attraction South Australia.
Wed
12
Apr 2017
K&L Gates' Global Tax Group has been monitoring the potential impact of the Border Adjustment Tax (BAT) across a number of jurisdictions. In this update, they consider further the issues being raised in the United States about the BAT, look at potential challenges to the BAT by the World Trade Organization (WTO) and consider what the BAT may mean for jurisdictions outside the U.S. trading with U.S. business.
Tue
11
Apr 2017
Click here to read the AmCham Trade Advisory Board's response to the request from the Senate Standing Committee on Economics for submissions on the Bill proposing to apply GST on low value imported goods.
Mon
10
Apr 2017