International Trade

How BDO can help

Our global and international trade experts can help deliver efficiencies for your business in a range of areas:

Supply chain management

Identification and resolution of offshore ‘sticky’ taxes, including review of terms of trade, permanent establishment rules and presence, identification of favourable source countries for goods and cash flow management as well as eliminating delays, regulatory barriers and inefficiencies in the supply chain.

Customs duty

Maximisation of customs duty savings and offering the entire field of customs practice and procedure including tariff concession orders, the Tradex Scheme, customs valuation, dumping, free trade agreement access and tariff preference.

Cross-border operations advice

Compliance with cross-border trade and regulations and maintenance of efficient cross-border operations for strategic advantage, including mitigating risk issues related to conducting cross-border business, and duty and compliance costs.

Trade facilitation

Advice on preferential trading arrangements and customising trade processes and controls to a business unit, company, or industry.


Advice on all aspects of excise, including classification, refunds and remissions, fuel tax credits, warehousing, internal controls reporting, and compliance.

Trade data analytics

Analysis of trade data using our specially developed trade analytics tool that facilitates informed decision making, identifies cost-savings opportunities and addresses potential compliance weaknesses.

International trade programs

Support in leveraging initiatives such as the Australian Trusted Trader program, which offers preferential treatment and compliance incentives.

Contact us

Contact our team to discuss your needs using the request for service form. Alternatively, call us on 1300 138 991 to speak with an adviser in your nearest BDO office.

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