2020 Market access advice notices

The information provided in the documents attached 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 noti​ce. Exporters are encouraged to verify all 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 the notices.

Note: This list displays current notices only.​​

​Date No. Description
24 December 2020 MAA 2020-16 United Kingdom: Multiple Commodities: BREXIT changes from 1 Jan 2021 affecting Great Britain and Northern Ireland
15 December 2020 MAA 2020-15 Saudi Arabia - Honey: New listing requirement for honey processors wishing to export honey and honey products to Saudi Arabia 
1 December 2020 MAA 2020-14 Russia: Multiple Commodities: Food Import Ban Extended
30 November 2020 MAA 2020-13 Vietnam: Refrigerated agricultural produce: Testing of packaging for coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2)
6 November 2020 MAA 2020-12 China: Trade update: processed foods and honey (non-prescribed goods)
8 October 2020 MAA 2020-11 China: Non-prescribed goods: Testing of imported cold chain food for novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) nucleic acid
14 August 2020 MAA 2020-10 European Union: Processed Foods: Changes for the importation of composite products
6 July 2020 MAA 2020-09 Denmark: Non-Prescribed Goods: Ban on use of PFAS in paper and cardboard food contact materials
20 May 2020 MAA 2020-08 Saudi Arabia: Non-Prescribed Goods – Health Certificate for the Export of Blanched Almonds
06 May 2020 MAA 2020-07 Sri Lanka: Non-prescribed goods: Temporary Measure on Exports
6 April 2020 MAA 2020-06 European Union: Non-prescribed goods: export certificate arrangements during COVID-19 (Updated)
6 April 2020 MAA 2020-05 United Arab Emirates: Multiple Commodities: Implementation of new and amended health certification
24 Mar 2020 MAA 2020-04 European Union: Non-Prescribed Goods: Health Certificate Arrangements During COVID-19
6 Mar 2020 MAA 2020-03 United Arab Emirates: Prepackaged Food: Mandatory Nutritional Labelling requirements from 1 January 2022
3 Mar 2020 MAA 2020-02 United Arab Emirates - Honey: Requirement for an Emirates Quality Mark (EQM) for Honey
8 Jan 2020 MAA 2020-01 United Kingdom: Changes to import notification processes for animal products and animal by-products (BREXIT)
Last reviewed: 24 December 2020
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