Offering expert customs broking services


in international freight for both import and export

Do you need expert Customs Broking Services for international freight?

Look to the experience and personal service of Paul Anstey & Company. With over 100 years combined professional experience in customs broking, you can trust in Paul Anstey & Company to take care of every last detail, and ensure your goods are imported and exported without delay.

Located at 5 Assembly Drive, Tullamarine, Paul Anstey & Company services not only Greater Melbourne, but has a comprehensive network throughout Australia and internationally that enables us to provide the complete logistics solution for your company. 

As customs broking specialists, you can turn to Paul Anstey and Company for all your exporting and importing requirements. Our vast experience gives us a unique wealth of knowledge in customs formalities. And unlike many of our competitors, all our brokers are in-house staff.

Customs Clearance &
Tariff Consultation

Customs Clearance &<br>Tariff Consultation

We offer excellence in customs & quarantine formalities. We also provide consultative services for all areas of customs & related Law

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You can trust your import and export shipments to Paul Anstey & Co. where you can expect your shipments to be expedited with efficiency and cost effectiveness.

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Storage &

Storage &<br>Distribution

We offer our clients the option of storing and/ or distribution of their cargo in our fully equiped warehouse.

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Latest News

  • 8-Jul-2019


    The unintended outcome of the US China Trade war – Australian manufacturers accuse US exporters of unfair trade practices

    In the trade war between the US and China it is the Chinese that are painted by the US as not playing by the rules.  In an ironic turn of events, the Australian Government is now investigating claims that in response to the US China trade war, US suppliers of plastics are engaging in unfair trade practices that is causing harm to Australian manufacturers.

    The Australian Anti-Dumping Commission (ADC) has commenced an investigation into the alleged dumping of high density polyethylene exported to Australia from the US, Singapore, Korea and Thailand.  The claim is that the HDPE is being sold to Australian customers at dumped prices, being prices that are less than the price at which the same goods are sold in the exporter's domestic market.  The Australian industry is seeking dumping duties of 28% on HDPE exported from the US.

    So what has caused US exporters to allegedly dump goods in Australia?  The Australian industry claims that this is a fall out from the US China trade war.  As part of the trade dispute China has increased tariffs on certain US HDPE to 25%.  Naturally this causes a decrease in Chinese demand for US HDPE.  At the same time, US levels of production of HDPE increased due to new production facilities coming online.  Lower demand and increased production means lower prices.

    The Australian industry claims that US suppliers with excess stock are targeting the Australian market as the Australia US Free Trade Agreement both lowers the costs of US imports (no 5% duty) plus there are less non-tariff barriers.

    It is also alleged that the imports are not merely coming directly from the US.  Some US HDPE is claimed to be exported first to Singapore where it is repackaged for export to other markets.  It is alleged that US exports to Singapore have increased by 300% .  It is not known whether Singaporean exporters are hiding the US origin of goods when repackaging and exporting to third countries.  We are aware of Chinese exporters seeking to have goods repackaged in Australia for export to the US without disclosure of the Chinese origin of the goods.

    It will not be surprising if the claims of the Australian industry prove to be true.  Raising tariffs to 25% will distort trade flows from China to other countries.    For Australian importers this has resulted in lower prices but has allegedly cause loss to the Australian manufacturers.  If dumping duties are imposed US exporters will need to look for another market for HDPE or hope that President Trump can quickly resolve the trade war.


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