Date issued: 30 June 2014
Date of Expiry: Until Further Notice
Distributed to: Approved Certifying Organisations
Last Notice in the category: 2014-02
Instruction issued under: Export Control (Organic Produce Certification) Orders
Department of Agriculture
Export Organic Program details
Phone: +61 2 6272 3928
Email: NPG Exports
This Market Access Advice (MAA) updates information provided in MAA2014-01.
The Department of Agriculture (the department) reminds all exporters that the ‘educational period’ introduced by the Republic of Korea in relation to trade in processed and semi-processed organic products concludes on 30 June 2014.
Pending finalisation of an equivalence arrangement between Australia and the Republic of Korea, any processed and semi-processed organic products exported to the Republic of Korea on or after 1 July 2014 must be in full compliance (under conformity assessment arrangement) with the organic import requirements formally introduced by the Republic of Korea on 1 January 2014.
Please direct any enquiries regarding this matter to the contacts listed above.
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.