Monthly Archives: September 2018


New Zealand’s New Customs Act comes into effect October 1st

New Zealand’s new Customs and Excise Act is expected be in force from 1 October 2018. The new Act introduces a number of changes to NZ customs law, which are considered the first major changes since 1996. The new Customs and Excise Act 2018 introduces 10 new services and initiatives: Valuation rulings: Customs can now make rulings on [...]

2018-09-25T12:46:27+00:0025 September 2018|

Argentina: National strike on September 25

Argentina's labor union -Confederación General de Trabajadores (CGT)- announced on Wednesday, August 29, that it is planning a nationwide general strike for September 25. All transport and port unions have confirmed their participation in a 24 hour strike on Tuesday 25th of September, 2018. Gori DHL Office in Mendoza will be open. However, no transport [...]

2018-09-20T08:39:37+00:0020 September 2018|

U.S. Wine Exports to China went up 14% in 2018

U.S. wine exports to China were up 14% in value to $38.4 million for the first six months of 2018, January through June, compared to the same time period last year, despite the continued threat of increased China tariffs. Demand for California wines in China is driving sales supported by activities of Wine Institute’s California [...]

2018-09-19T07:11:02+00:0019 September 2018|