Import Advice: Visiting the Canton Fair

Kathy Creaner - Monday, May 27, 2019

At the Canton Fair you can buy everything from buttons to bulldozers. With sessions held twice a year, in Autumn and in Spring, the Canton Fair draws people from all around the world to Guangzhou in China for three weeks of serious international trade. Visitors attend one, two or three phases of the fair, each of which runs for five days, with exhibitors moving in and out on the three days in between phases. During each phase products are on display in three areas comprising 16 multistorey halls in total and as well as in a number of outdoor areas. Go to full article

Import Advice: What to do when you are confused by importing jargon

Kathy Creaner - Monday, January 16, 2017

Understand Importing JargonIf you are new to importing you may find yourself overwhelmed by the multitude of industry terms in use, particularly acronyms such as IFF, LCL, FOB and OEM (International Freight Forwarder, Less-than Container Load, Free On Board and Original Equipment Manufacturer). Go to full article

Import Advice: Learning how to take advantage of ChAFTA

Kathy Creaner - Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Graham and I recently attended a breakfast seminar where we learned more about ChAFTA, the China Australia Free Trade Agreement. Lynne Grant from hunt & hunt lawyers, provided us with valuable advice about how to take advantage of ChAFTA in our business. Go to full article