Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty InvestigationsCustoms LawsInternational Trade Rules and Market AccessInternational Business and Foreign Investment

Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty Investigations

Australia’s anti-dumping and subsidy legislation is based on WTO rules that provide:
  • Where goods are exported to Australia at prices less than those goods are sold in the country of export and such exports are causing, or threatening to cause, material injury to an Australian industry, anti-dumping measures in the form of customs...
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Customs Laws

Australia’s customs laws impose customs duties on all goods imported into Australia, although some imports attract a “free” rate of duty or are eligible for concessional rates of duty. The amount of duty payable is dependent on the customs tariff rate applying to the goods, their customs value and whether they are eligible for concessional...
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International Trade Rules and Market Access

The establishment of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in 1994 was accompanied by over fifteen other subsidiary agreements dealing with issues such as trade related investment, trade related intellectual property rights, dumping and subsidies, technical barriers to trade, quarantine measures and supply of services. These agreements also included an agreement for the settlement of disputes...
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International Business and Foreign Investment

Businesses are increasingly trading globally either through investing in other countries or entering into agreements with entities in other jurisdictions. These agreements can range from agreements for the sale of goods or services, joint ventures, distribution and agency agreements, marketing agreements and agreements for the transfer and commercialisation of technologies. Each such agreement presents a...
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