Import Document Assessment Delays

Import Document Assessment Delays
The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) has published a notice confirming delays that the import industry have been experiencing since the start of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) season on 1st September. DAWR now advise that due to the increased workload resulting from this year’s BMSB season they are unable to keep up with demand, and as such there are significant delays in documentation processing of newly lodged entries which

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

Preparation for the 2018-2019 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Risk Season
The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (DAWR) have issued an Industry Advice Notice advising importers to expect delays created due to this year’s BMSB Stink Bug Season. http://www.agriculture.gov.au/import/industry-advice/2018/116-2018 DAWR advises the reason for this is the expanded list of target risk countries combined with various local onshore restrictions. Further DAWR advise the following to reduce impact on the borders in Austr

Holiday Notice & Office Closures – China

Holiday Notice & Office Closures – China
Please note that the holiday season is coming up in various parts of China. In order to secure space and avoid possible delays please ensure all paperwork and bookings are submitted as soon as possible as our agent offices will be closed during the below dates: Mid-Autumn Holiday: 23th - 25th September (Offices will be closed from 23th September and resume work on Wednesday 26th September) National Holiday: 1st - 7th October (Offices wil...