Pending Changes to Import Conditions – Manufactured Wooden Articles Update

Pending Changes to Import Conditions – Manufactured Wooden Articles Update
The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources advises importers and customs brokers that the import conditions for Manufactured Wooden Articles (MWA) within the Timber and timber products BICON case will be changed on 11 September 2017. From this date, consignments of manufactured wooden articles treated offshore by heat, fumigation or irradiation methods will be required to be exported within six calendar months of the required treatment and be acc...

Pending Changes to Import Conditions – Manufactured Wooden Articles Update

Pending Changes to Import Conditions – Manufactured Wooden Articles Update
In February this year we sent out a notice to all clients advising of changes to documentation requirements due to take place 7th Feb 2017 – this change was subsequently suspended to a later date following many complaints on the implementation process. Department of Biosecurity now advise these changes are to take place in September 2017.  Whilst the specifics are still being worked out, below is a summary of the pending changes: The time allowed b...

Pending Changes to Import Conditions – Manufactured Wooden Articles Update

Pending Changes to Import Conditions – Manufactured Wooden Articles Update
On Wednesday 1st Feb we issued a notice to all clients advising of pending changes to Biosecurity documentation requirements for Manufactured Wooden Articles. Our feel at this time was that the implementation had been rushed, with not enough consideration given by Biosecurity to other factors like required statements, introduction time frame and the time of year itself (being the end of China New Year celebrations). Late Friday we were advised by Bio...