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98. Port Rail Shuttle To Remove Congestion In Melbourne

11th September, 2017

The Victorian government have recently released their plans to decrease the amount of trucks on local roads and instead increase the capacity of the current rail system. The current proposal of growing a number of rail freight shuttle initiatives on existing rail networks is estimated to cost $58 million, which will be funded by both the Australian and Victorian government.

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97. Australia's Canine Law Enforcement Shown Off To China's Customs

7th July, 2017

The world class Detector Dog's of the Australian Border Force have been showcased in a two-course informing Chinese Customs on the development and breeding of the talented canines. Since 1993, the ABF's Detector Dog program has been successfully breeding Labrador puppies for their ability to unobtrusively and non-discriminately screen large volumes of persons and goods.

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96. Viterra Sells 4 Million Tonnes Of Capacity Until 2021

9th June, 2017

Cereal, oilseed and pulse supply chain company Viterra has announced the sale of 4 million tonnes of shipping capacity each year until 2021, thanks to the rising certainty in Australian grain. Long Term Agreements for the 2019/20 and 2020/21 seasons have been put in place to release the shipping capacity for exports this month. The 4 million tonnes capacity has been spread among nine different exporters, committed to exporting grain out of the state in the foreseeable future.

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95. CFMEU Takes Hardline Against Import Offences

5th June, 2017

The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) has made to calls for authorities to escalate penalties for those who break import legislation rules, specifically targeting the import of asbestos. Within the previous year, the CFMEU has highlighted 40 cases of products laced with asbetos, analysed from Australia Border Force figures.

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94. The Beginning of the Ocean Network Express

2nd June, 2017

As of October 31st, 2016, the establishment of the Kawasaki KisenKaisha, Ltd., Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd., and the Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha joint venture was announced, however it was not until yesterday that the official title was released. When service commencemences on the 1st of April, 2018, the group will trade under the name Ocean Network Express. According to the group's website

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93. Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement To Begin Negotiations

26th May, 2017

In July, this year, The Hon Steven Ciobo, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, will be going to Lima, Peru for first round negotiations in hopes to acquire a Peru-Australia Free Trade Agreement. As Ciobo pointed in his statement on Wednesday, Peru is one of the fastest growing economies in Latin America with an average GDP growth in the last decade on 5.9%, and Australia's two-way trade with Peru has grown exponentially over the last few years to a worth of $504 million.

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