This week Australia’s Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment is in Korea to promote further export opportunities with our fourth largest trading partner.
The government’s ACSC (Australian Cyber Security Centre) has issued a warning on a scam that targets small exporting businesses and freight forwarders.
The Department of Agriculture (DoAG) has advised importers that they will publish holding order instruments that apply to food that has safety issues or is subject to recall.
The Australian Border Force has had a busy month, with record busts being made for drugs and tobacco concealed in commercial shipments.
The Department of Agriculture (DoAG) has issued IAN 2019-20 on the release of the Plant Export Management System (PEMS) which is now available for use across Australia.
The ABF has executed warrants on four solar entities across Sydney and Brisbane and issued duty demands of more than $15 million to combat duty evasion on aluminium from China.
The latest edition of the Home Affairs - ABF Goods Compliance Update contains a number of feature articles covering Cargo Reporting, Import and Export Declarations performance.
From 1st July 2019, tobacco will become a prohibited import. Importers will be required to have a permit for certain tobacco products, including cigarettes, but excluding cigars.
After the federal election in May 2019, the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources was renamed the Department of Agriculture.
The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has announced their measures to counter the BMSB during the next Stink Bug season, 2019-2020.