15 March 2013
From 1 June 2013, DAFF export registered establishments that intend to export canola meal or wheat bran pellets to China must be registered with the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ).
To strengthen China’s quarantine inspection management of the import and export of feed and feed additives, AQSIQ implemented “Administrative Measures of Inspection, Quarantine and Supervision on Import and Export Feed and Feed Additives” (AQSIQ Decree No. 118).
AQSIQ advised that it wishes to complete their registration of Australian establishments exporting canola meal and wheat bran pellets by 1 June 2013. DAFF will prepare a recommendation list of DAFF export registered establishments for AQSIQ to consider for registration. Establishments recommended by DAFF for AQSIQ registration may be subject to an on–site inspection by AQSIQ officials as part of the registration process. All costs associated with AQSIQ officials (travel and accommodation) are to be borne by the establishments.
Export registered establishment responsibilities
Advise Grain and Seed Exports Program by 28 March 2013 to request inclusion on the DAFF recommendation list for registration by AQSIQ. Send requests to the Grain and Seed Exports program and include the following information:
Registered Establishment details
Export registered establishment number, name and address
Contact details for the representative of the registered establishment
Commodity for export to China:
Canola meal and/or wheat bran pellets
Exporter and Authorised Officer responsibilities
As of 1 June 2013, ensure the preparation and export inspection of canola meal and wheat bran pellet consignments for export to China occur at export registered establishments registered with AQSIQ.
If you have any further enquiries, please contact the Grain and Seed Exports program or phone (02) 6272 3229.
Plant Export Operations