China Waste Import – Proposed Changes
Known Consignor SchemeOn 1 July 2017, new security requirements for United States-bound air cargo come into force that will affect your business. United States legislation requires that all air cargo entering the US must be security screened at a deconsolidated or ‘piece’ level. This means that from 1 July 2017, the consolidated examination that currently occurs at Australian airports will no longer be acceptable for US-bound air cargo. These new requirements are a significant change to how air cargo is secured. You must be proactive if you wish to prevent disruptions to your US-bound exports after 1 July 2017.
COMPLETING A KNOWN CONSIGNOR APPLICATION
REGULATED AIR CARGO AGENT SCHEME LIST
Useful tools and links
e-Ping: Free website e-Ping provides businesses and government with up to date information on regulations affecting export markets around the world. e-Ping allows users to search all World Trade Organisation (WTO) notifications relating to product requirements and standards. To subscribe to alerts visit http://epingalert.org/en.
DIBP: The Department of Immigration and Border Protection publishes information on Australian Customs Notices (ACNs), Australian Customs Dumping Notices (ACDNs) and Australian Customs Cargo Advices (ACCAs) providing updates on the status of sea and air cargo. To stay up to date with Customs notices and other regulatory changes affecting industry visit http://www.border.gov.au/Busi/Cust.
For information pertaining to Goods Compliance visit: https://www.border.gov.au/Busi/Comp/Comp/Comp
Asbestos compliance factsheet: click here to download or click here to be directed to the website.
DAWR: The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources provides assistance for businesses to understand the export controls placed on exporting goods from Australia. For information on export documentation and specific requirements for certain commodities visit: http://www.agriculture.gov.au/export/from-australia
DEC: Defence Export Controls regulates the export of defence and dual-use goods. For guidance on compliance with Australia’s export control requirements visit: http://www.defence.gov.au/deco/Notices.asp
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If you are currently not a member of the ECA we strongly encourage you to consider joining. Our core offering lies within creating value for our members through the development of programs and services that focus on building the capacity and capability of companies to help them engage further in international business. For more information and to join: http://www.export.org.au/membership
Leandra Coffey, Director, Fruity Sacks
Member of the ECA
“Our business is about making it easy for people to make environmentally friendly choices. We are looking to expand into new overseas markets and the ECA have been a huge help in this endeavour. The ECA have given us introductions to key businesses that can help us in the markets we are looking at, and their workshops and seminars on topics relevant to exporting were extremely useful. All up, our association with the ECA has been a great asset to Fruity Sacks.”Become a Member
Homart Group has been established for 27 years, and specialises in manufacturing and marketing high quality Australian health supplements. Their products include two major segments of health supplements; skin care and dairy products. Their biggest export challenge is the regulations each country has for the import permits. It normally takes long time to get the registration approval before they can sell the goods into that country.