Preparation for the 2018-2019 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Risk Season

Preparation for the 2018-2019 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Risk Season
We have received notification from Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) that will allow importers to start preparing for Brown Marmorated Stick Bug Season commencing September this year. At this stage, the import requirements to manage BMSB risk will continue to apply to goods of Italian origin and break bulk goods from the USA during the 2018-19 BMSB risk season. Extension of import requirements to additional countries is currently unde...

Imported Food Notice 03-18 Country of Origin Labelling from 1 July 2018

Imported Food Notice 03-18 Country of Origin Labelling from 1 July 2018
Please click here to view an important Imported Food Notice issued by the Department of Agriculture’s Imported Foods department. This notice confirms that from 1st July 2018 all food products imported must comply with the Country of Origin Food Labelling Information Standard 2016. If you have further questions regarding the above please contact your Key Account Specialist.

Requirements for FCL, LCL & Air Shipments to Indonesia

Requirements for FCL, LCL & Air Shipments to Indonesia
The Indonesian government under the Ministry Of Finance has announced regulation No. 158/PMK.04/2017, will take effect on 23 May, 2018 (based on vessel arrival date). The regulation requires the Bill of Lading to show Consignee’s/Importer Tax ID Number & Cargo HS Code (first 4 digits) when submitting the manifest/import document to the port of authority/custom's office. All Bill of Ladings have to indicate the following, as required by Indonesian...