We would like to remind you that on April 12, 2021 the Australian Department of Agriculture introduced a mandatory offshore treatment requirements for target risk sea containers to protect against the khapra beetle (Trogoderma granarium). This is a destructive pest that can reproduce rapidly in stored products under hot conditions and is considered a significant biosecurity risk to Australia. Kindly refer to the tables at the end of this notification for the list of High-Risk Plant Products and High-Risk Countries.
Targeted risk containers
The following exclusions apply:
Failure to comply with these requirements will result in export of the container upon arrival in Australia. All related costs will be on customer’s account. You can mitigate financial exposure due to detention by purchasing additional free time online before the container’s arrival in Australia.
For your reference, please find below a table with the high-risk products.
High-Risk Plant Products
Khapra beetle is found throughout Asia, Africa, the Middle East, and Europe. Please find below the list by the Australian Department of Agriculture where the khapra beetle is present.
For further details:
See also the following articles on the Shipping Australia website:
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