202-2019 - Updated - Preserved Fruits and Vegetables for human consumption -documentary requirements
3 December 2019
Who does this notice affect?
This notice is of interest to customs brokers and importers of preserved fruit and vegetable products for human consumption.
This IAN is an update in reference to IAN 196-2019 Preserved Fruits and Vegetables for human consumption -documentary requirements, published on 20 November 2019.
What has changed?
Further review has prompted one additional change to the Community Protection (CP) profile questions associated with a number of tariffs and those applicable to the Preserved Fruit and Vegetable case.
Tariffs 0904, 2002, 2003 and 2005 will now ask:
“Are the goods accompanied by appropriate documentation to verify that they are commercially canned, bottled, aseptically packaged or retorted?”
Changes to the questions will be in effect from 5th December 2019. It is advised that all importers ensure goods are lodged with appropriate documentation detailing one of the acceptable forms of processing.
Please review the import conditions for ‘Preserved fruit and vegetables for human consumption’ and ensure your goods comply with all import requirements.
For additional information you can email Plant Import Operations Branch at Imports or phone 1800 900 090.