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GENERAL RATE INCREASE (GRI) FROM CHINA, HONG KONG, KOREA AND TAIWAN TO AUSTRALIA

The Shipping Lines operating in China, Hong Kong, Korea and Taiwan to Australia trade have announced plans to implement a General Rate Increase to the market effective from the 1st of March, 2016.

The Increase amount has been advertised as USD 300.00 per TEU and USD 6000.00 per FEU and LCL USD 5.00 per cbm/1000kgs with a minimum charge of 1 cbm/1000kgs.

In the event that these increases are accepted by the market we will have no choice but to pass these increases on to our Valued Customers.

We will continue to monitor the situation and advise further once the quantum of the increase is finalised

Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us on 1300 661 9611300 661 961 or via email at sales@genfreight.com.au

Kind regards,

GenFreight Logistics Pty Ltd



www.genfreight.com.au

The holiday period for the Chinese New Year is from the 7th of February to 13th of February, 2016.   In order to assist our clients we recommend that all new bookings are confirmed as soon as possible as we anticipate space being very tight.   FCL SHIPMENTS   With most factories close from the 7th of February to the 22nd of February we anticipate space being tight as most suppliers will be wanting to ship as many new orders as possible prior to the Chinese New Year we recommend that shipments are booked and confirmed at least 14 days prior to the vessel cut off date. There is one blank sailing in January prior to the CNY which will impact the available space. In weeks 4 & 5 there may be congestion at the port as some shipping lines may accept bookings over their capacity which could result in containers being rolled to the following weeks sailing.   For Pearl River Delta ports (PRD ports – such as Guangzhou, Huangpu, Foshan ...

CHANGES TO THE IMPORT PROCESSING CHARGES EFFECTIVE FROM THE 1ST OF JANUARY, 2016 As part of the 2015-16 Commonwealth Budget, the Government has decided to restructure the Import Processing Charges (IPCs) in order to support a number of significant reforms. The IPCs are cost recovery based and are aimed at improving the integrity of the border while removing cross-subsidisation and delivering efficiencies to the industry. There are two changes being employed to the current IPC arrangements. * Removal of the current price differential between air/post and sea cargo pathways. * Introduction of a consistent price differential between electronically and manually lodged declarations to encourage electronic lodgements and better reflect the additional work required by the agency to manually enter and process these documents. Please refer to the below table highlighting the restructured IPCs charges. ...

GENERAL RATE INCREASE (GRI) FROM CHINA, HONG KONG, KOREA AND TAIWAN TO AUSTRALIA

The Shipping Lines operating in China, Hong Kong, Korea and Taiwan to Australia trade have announced plans to implement a General Rate Increase to the market effective from the 7th January 2016.

The Increase amount has been advertised as USD 500.00 per TEU and USD 1000.00 per FEU and LCL USD 6.00 per cbm/1000kgs with a minimum charge of 1 cbm/1000kgs.

In the event that these increases are accepted by the market we will have no choice but to pass these increases on to our Valued Customers.

We will continue to monitor the situation and advise further once the quantum of the increase is finalised

Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us on 1300 661 9611300 661 961 or via email at sales@genfreight.com.au

Kind regards,

GenFreight Logistics Pty Ltd



www.genfreight.com.au

GENERAL RATE INCREASE (GRI) FROM SOUTH EAST ASIA TO AUSTRALIA

The Shipping Lines operating in the South East Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Myanmar) to Australia trade have announced plans to implement a General Rate Increase to the market effective from the 7th January 2016.

The Increase amount has been advertised as USD 150.00 per TEU and USD 300.00 per FEU and LCL USD 6.00 per cbm/1000kgs with a minimum charge of 1 cbm/1000kgs.

In the event that these increases are accepted by the market we will have no choice but to pass these increases on to our Valued Customers.

We will continue to monitor the situation and advise further once the quantum of the increase is finalised

Should you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us on 1300 661 9611300 661 961 or via email at sales@genfreight.com.au

Kind regards,

GenFreight Logistics Pty Ltd



www.genfreight.com.au

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