After seven years of tough negotiations, Tokyo and Canberra signed a free trade agreement on July 8.
Australia & Oceania Trade Data
Australia & Oceania Trade Data
08 Jul 2014
08 Apr 2014
Australia has secured a significant competitive advantage in the lucrative Japanese beef market over its main rival, the United States.
18 Oct 2013
The Australian red meat industry sold record amounts of beef and goat meat to China in August. China imported 19 percent of Australia’s total red meat shipments, compared with 4 percent in August 2012.
25 Sep 2013
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has announced that peaches and nectarines from California and the Pacific Northwest...
05 Sep 2013
In seasonally adjusted terms, Australia had a goods and services trade deficit of A$129 million(about US$141.3 million) in July, after posting a A$243 million surplus in June, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
19 Aug 2013
Containerized exports from Australasia/Oceania to most reported regions increased in June 2013, rebounding from steep declines in May, according to data from Container Trades Statistics Ltd. Exports to Europe and Latin America, however, continued to slip.
15 Aug 2013
Expansion of China’s pulp manufacturing capacity in the last five years has resulted in a “dramatic increase” in the importation of wood chips to supply the new paper mills...
23 Jul 2013
Containerized export volume from Australasia/Oceania to most reported regions experienced significant declines in May 2013, according to data from Container Trades Statistics Ltd. Exports to Far East Asia, however, jumped 10.6 percent.
09 Jul 2013
Australia recorded a seasonally adjusted trade surplus of A$670 million (about US$615.9 million) in May, increasing 292 percent or $458.7 million on the revised $157.2 million surplus in April...
21 Jun 2013
Australia’s total export volume rose by more than 6 percent in 2012, according to “Composition of Trade, Australia 2012” and “Trade in Primary and Manufactured Products 2012” released by the nation’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
20 Jun 2013
Containerized export volume from Australasia/Oceania to North America hit 17,900 20-foot-equivalent units in April 2013, the highest level since it exported 18,700 TEUs in July, according to data from Container Trades Statistics Ltd. This lane seen negative year-over-year numbers only twice in the past sixteen months.
06 Jun 2013
Australia reported its third consecutive monthly trade surplus in April, at $28 million, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
20 May 2013
Containerized export volume from Australasia/Oceania to South and Central America steeply declined in March 2013, according to data from Container Trades Statistics Ltd.
07 May 2013
U.S. containerized exports fell in January following a positive December, according to advance figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company.
22 Apr 2013
Containerized export volume from Australasia/Oceania to Far East Asia and sub-Saharan Africa saw significant growth in February 2013, according to data from Container Trades Statistics Ltd.
27 Mar 2013
Hamburg Sud has announced rate increases for three trade lanes that will take effect on or after April 1, on the basis of bill of lading dates...
26 Mar 2013
Containerized export volume from Australasia/Oceania to North America grew by 7 percent in 2012 over 2011 numbers, according to data from Container Trades Statistics, Ltd., which helped North America to become the number two importer from the region. Far East Asia remained Australasia/Oceania’s top export market.
19 Mar 2013
Logwin Logistics today announced at the L’Oréal Melbourne Fashion Festival at Victoria State’s Government House that it has seen “significant growth” in the Australian high fashion and lifestyle sector.
20 Feb 2013
Mediterranean Shipping Co., will increase rates on all southbound cargo from Europe and the Mediterranean to Australia and New Zealand, effective April 1.
12 Feb 2013
Rio Tinto, a British-Australian multinational metals and mining corporation based in London, has applauded the Australian Competition Tribunal’s decision that its Hamersley and Robe rail lines...
08 Feb 2013
Hapag-Lloyd has revised its South/West Africa Service’s port rotation to resume weekly calls to Cotonou, Benin, starting on westbound MED voyage 1302W, departing from Asia by March 9.
06 Feb 2013
Hapag-Lloyd has announced changes in port rotation for its WAS and WAN services between the U.S. West Coast and Australasia.
04 Feb 2013
Australian airline Qantas today announced a series of improvements to enhance service between Australia and Asia, as part of the company’s “growing with Asia” strategy.
01 Feb 2013
Taiwan-based ocean shipping company Yang Ming Marine Transport today set up Yang Ming (Australia) with Inchcape Shipping Services to expand its market in Australia.
28 Jan 2013
Sofrana Unilines has announced the launch of a new, independent shipping line, Greater Pacific Shipping, to service customers in the Pacific.
18 Jan 2013
Market intelligence provider Industrial Info Resources is currently tracking 13 active coal export terminal projects in Queensland, Australia, worth more than $33.1 million, and has reported that if all of these projects are approved...
16 Jan 2013
U.S. Lines will implement a bunker surcharge for northbound dry and refrigerated cargo from Australia and New Zealand to the U.S. East Coast, eastern Canada and the Caribbean, effective Feb. 15.
11 Jan 2013
Express transportation company FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx, has implemented new rates for customers in the Asia-Pacific using FedEx International Priority and FedEx International Economy services.
02 Jan 2013
Ocean carrier U.S. Lines has improved cutoff times for its weekly PSW-1 service from Oakland, Calif., and Los Angeles to Australia and New Zealand, starting immediately.