Khapra Beetle - New Import Requirements & Greater Penalties
Dear Valued Customers,
As of Thursday April 28th 2022, the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment will be increasing the requirements to protect against Khapra Beetle infestations.
Additional Requirements: Off-shore inspections by Official Government entities & Phytosanitary Certificates issued
Non-Compliance: Will result in destruction or re-export of shipments
Those Effected: Other-risk plant products & seeds for sowing
"Seeds, Nuts, Green Coffee Beans, Dried Vegetables (Including mushrooms), Dried Fruit,
Herbs and Spices, Plant gums and Resins, Processed Seed, Unprocessed Plant Products,
tuber and corm products (Including flours, meals and flakes)."
Should you have any further questions or require more information, please do not hesitate to contact a member of our brokerage team for guidance
Further information can be found at - - https://www.awe.gov.au/biosecurity-trade/policy/legislation/list-trogoderma-species
Keeping you updated
BRi Customs Team
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