Game-Changing New Indian Tax

Game-Changing New Indian Tax

Effective from 1st July 2017, the Indian government are introducing a Goods & Service Tax (GST) which will be a single tax on manufacture, sale and consumption of goods throughout India. The tax will work similarly to VAT, being collected at every stage of sale or...
Storm Stella Impacts USA

Storm Stella Impacts USA

Storm Stella has pounded the mid-Atlantic and the Northeast USA early on Tuesday, resulting in flight cancellations, closures, power outages and warnings from city and state officials to stay off the roads. The US National Weather Service has issued blizzard warnings...
Bangladesh Strike Update*

Bangladesh Strike Update*

** UPDATE Thursday 2nd March – Indications are that the majority of transport workers have returned to work and the situation is returning to normal. There will be some backlogs to clear.   ORIGINAL POST: A nationwide indefinite strike by transport workers...
Pakistan Port Congestion

Pakistan Port Congestion

Major congestion at Karachi is currently causing heavy delays and short shipments, with Port Qasim possibly the worst affected. The recent tensions and subsequent slowing down of cargo at the Afghanistan/Pakistan border has impacted the movement speed of goods through...
Weather Impacts USA Flights

Weather Impacts USA Flights

Current snow storms in the United States Northeast have resulted in over 2000 flights being cancelled and severe storm warnings being issued. Winter Storm Niko is largely affecting areas such as Boston, New York, and Philadelphia and snow is expected to continue at...
Spring Festival Commences

Spring Festival Commences

As celebrations get underway for Chinese New Year what do we know about this major festival? The celebration is also known as ‘The Spring Festival’ and is marked by the lunisolar Chinese calendar, so the date changes from year to year. The new year begins...