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Expanded Access for Pig Meat Imports

DAWR has issued a notice to importers and retailers of uncooked and cooked pig meat regarding expanded access for UK products.

Stink Bugs - Increased Inspections for Goods from Italy

Three weeks ago we reported on the seasonal BMSB threat from USA and which has spread to Italy, and now DAWR have increased inspections of containerised goods from Italy.

Australian Border Force Activities

While some businesses wind down their operations at this time of year, the Australian Border Force (ABF) seem to get busier. Following is a round-up of the past week’s activities.

China Launches All-Electric Cargo Ship

China, already the world’s biggest electric-vehicle market, is now using batteries to fuel cargo shipping. Ironically, its first all-electric zero-emissions vessel will be transporting coal.

DAWR Renews Alert on Stink Bugs in Imports

Recent detections of live Stink Bugs have been made in a variety of containerised goods arriving from Italy, not captured by mandatory treatment measures.

Latest World Trade Outlook Indicator

The WTO’s latest World Trade Outlook Indicator (WTOI) suggests that global merchandise trade growth will likely moderate in the fourth quarter of 2017.

Amendments to Australia’s Biosecurity Bill

DAWR has commenced consultation on a draft of the Biosecurity Amendment Bill to enhance operation of Australia's biosecurity framework.

All-Clear Given to GST on Cheap Imports

Releasing its review of the tax change on Thursday, Australia’s Productivity Commission has given the all-clear for GST to be imposed on low-value imports.

Horses Flown in for Spring Carnival

Since the start of 2017 more than 300 horses have arrived at Tullamarine Airport, Melbourne, including the Spring Carnival runners that began arriving at the end of September.

New Chinese Import Regulation

Australian exporters should note that Chinese authorities have updated their import policy and list of prohibited and restricted waste products arriving in China.

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