Market Access Advice
Viable (live) fish exports to India
Date of Issue - 23 March 2010
Date of Effect: 1 April 2010
Country - India
Further to Market Access Advice – FISH10/01, as of 1 April 2010, the Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS) will be able to issue export certification via EXDOC for the following live seafood exports to India:
- Cuttle fish
Important Note: Pending further negotiations, no live seafood products other than those listed above are permitted to be exported from Australia into India.
As negotiated for all non-viable frozen, chilled and smoked seafood, the agreed export health certification for the live species above is a standard FX46 with endorsement number 3973.
Exporters should contact AQIS to have this set up as a default for your products if exporting to India.
All AQIS registered land based establishments and vessels which undertake processing, as defined in the Export Control (Fish and Fish Products) Orders 2005 are eligible to export to India. Amendments to your Approved Arrangement to include new requirements for India as an export destination may be required – please discuss with your local inspector.
Export Standards Branch
The information provided above is current at the time of writing and is intended for use as guidance only and should not be taken as definitive or exhaustive. The Commonwealth endeavours to keep information current and accurate, however, it may be subject to change without notice. Exporters are encouraged to verify these details with their importers prior to undertaking production/exports. The Commonwealth will not accept liability for any loss resulting from reliance on information contained in this notice.