Fumigation Requirements to Australia
The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Expect delays on inbound containers under 2018-19 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) seasonal measures due to workload associated with these clearances.
The Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has issued guidelines and instructions for the 2018/2019 high risk season (1st September 2018 to 30th April 2019) to prevent brown marmorated stink bug «BMSB» infestations.
These guidelines introduce higher inspection and certification requirements for target high-risk and risk cargoes from target high risk origin regions.
Any target high risk or target risk goods manufactured in, or shipped from these countries are subject to the BMSB seasonal measures.
Target high risk cargoes
Break bulk including vehicles, machinery and equipment Bricks, tiles, ceramics, steel, stone, cement
Target risk cargoes
Chemicals, minerals, fertilizers, wood pulp, printed matter, straw, cardboard, paper plastics, wadding, tyres *Indicative list only, Comprehensive details and updates on the BMSB webpage
Target risk countries
United States, Italy, Germany, France, Russia, Greece, Hungary, Romania, Georgia, Japan, Korea and China.
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