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...

Pending Changes to Import Conditions – Manufactured Wooden Articles

Pending Changes to Import Conditions – Manufactured Wooden Articles
There are some pending changes with Biosecurity (formerly AQIS), set to take effect 9th Feb 2017. Whilst the specific details are not yet available we are advised of the following key changes – We have highlighted the item which concerns us the most: Key changes to import conditions: Changes to the time required to treat items prior to export: For manufactured wooden articles 6 months For unfinished timber 90 days (previously timbe...

Customs HS Code Changes

Customs HS Code Changes
Australian Customs are making a range of changes to HS Codes from 1st January 2017 and  with recent changes to the China Certificate of Origin (COO) now requiring HS Code accuracy, it is important all importers are aware of these changes. The changes mainly affect the following chapters: Chapter 3                             Fish & Crustaceans, Molluscs and Other Aquatic Invertebrates Chapter 29                          Organic Chemicals ...