Date of Issue: 30 July 2010
Date of Effect: IMMEDIATE
Further to Market Access Advice FISH10/04, all consignments of fish and fish products exported to Vietnam for further processing for export to the European Union (EU) must now be accompanied by an FX46VN certificate with endorsement 4569, issued via EXDOC.
All fish and fish products exported to Vietnam from Australia for further processing for export to the EU must have been produced in establishments which, at the time of production of the product, were approved to process and export fishery products to the EU.
Approved Arrangements (AA)
All EU-approved AQIS establishments and vessels which undertake processing, as defined in the Export Control (Fish and Fish Products) Orders 2005 are eligible to export fish and fish products to Vietnam for further processing for export to the EU. Amendments to your documented food management system to include the above importing country requirements may be required.
Please note, for product harvested on or after 1 January 2010, consignments of fish and fish products exported to Vietnam for further processing for export to the EU may need to be accompanied by a catch certificate attesting that the product has not been sourced in an illegal, unregulated or unreported manner. For more information on catch certification requirements, please refer to Market Access Advice FISH09/10 and Market Access Advice - FISH09/11.
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.