Tuesday 17th Oct, 2017

Australian trade worth more than half a trillion dollars in 2016

AUSTRALIA’S trade in goods and services was worth a record $673bn last year, according to the Composition of Trade, Australia…
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SPECIAL REPORT: Liner Trades to SE Asia

The Southeast Asia trade has its endemic problems but carriers are currently basking in the glow of the export boost provided by bumper crop harvests. When that halo effect subsides will the old gripes resurface, or will imminent service changes contribute to lasting benefits?

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THE GRILL: Captain Cliff Beazley AM

This week for the Grill, reporter Ian Ackerman corners Captain Cliff Beazley AM of the Australian Ship Handling Centre at Port Ash to talk about life at sea, plain simple food and, of course model ships.

China resources outlook cautious despite commodity gains

THE Commonwealth’s chief commodity forecaster has reported unexpected surges in coking coal and iron ore are tipped to add $47bn…
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INDUSTRY OPINION: Major equipment shortage impacting agri-exporters

The Australian Peak Shippers Association (APSA) has received urgent feedback from our agri-exporter members regarding a major shortage of equipment…
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Viterra reports report month for grain exports

GRAIN exports from the six Viterra port terminals topped 860,000 tonnes during December, the second largest shipping month on record…
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WA grain growers deliver largest harvest

WESTERN Australian growers are reported to have delivered the largest harvest in history, eclipsing the 15.86m tonne haul from 2013-14…
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