By Andrea Dyson | Posted 19 August 2021
The Department of Agriculture has released measures for the 2021-22 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB)
They are basically pretty identical to last year.
During the season, measures will apply to certain goods manufactured in or shipped from 37 Countries departing
1 September 2021 – 30 April 2022.
Please note, Poland has also been added to the list this year.
Goods that fall within the following tariff classifications are target high-risk goods and will require mandatory treatment for BMSB.
|36 – Explosives; pyrotechnic products||74 – Copper and articles thereof||83 – Miscellaneous articles of base metals|
|44 – Wood and articles of wood||75 – Nickel and articles thereof||84 – Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof|
|45 – Cork and articles of cork||76 – Aluminum and articles thereof||85 – Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof|
|57 – Carpets and other textile floor coverings||78 – Lead and articles thereof||86 – Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof|
|68 – Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials||79 – Zinc and articles thereof||87 – Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling-stock, and parts and accessories thereof|
|69 – Ceramic products||80 – Tin and articles thereof||88 – Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof|
|70 – Glass and glass ware||81 – Other base metals; cermet’s||89 – Ships, boats and floating structures|
|72 – Iron and steel||82 – Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal||93 – Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof|
|73 – Articles of iron or steel|
Please make sure your suppliers submit Declarations on time and accurately to avoid delays and/or heavy fines and additional costs.
A full list of the measures and Target Risk Countries are available on the Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment website. It is strongly recommended all importers and your suppliers review this information.