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28 February 2021

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Non commodity conditions apply to all packaging, containers and transport methods used to bring goods into the country. Refer to the Non Commodity case to review the non commodity conditions related to your import.

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Bamboo products

Effective 24 February 2021 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of products manufactured from bamboo stem, laminates and veneers made from bamboo stem, and bamboo leaf products for food display purposes.Bamboo stem products must be free from green/viable bamboo.Import conditions for bamboo leaf products found in this case are ONLY for food display purposes.

Matched Term: Bamboo, laminates, Laminated

Timber and Bamboo packaging

Effective 24 February 2021 to present

This case describes the import conditions for timber and bamboo packaging material that is imported as a commodity (is not being used to support goods in international trade). For timber or bamboo packaging which is supporting goods in international trade, please refer to the Non-Commodity Cargo Clearance BICON case.

Matched Term: Bamboo

Plant material embedded in a solid medium

Effective 6 February 2021 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of plant products that are embedded in a solid medium. Plant material embedded in plastic includes plant materials, wood or bamboo that have been fully embedded (that is, not capable of free movement) in a solid medium that is impervious to air and liquid. Plant or plant parts with soil attached are permitted, providing the soil is fully embedded. Acceptable embedding media include catalysed hard plastics and hard silicones, fibreglass, resin, or similar compounds which have been fully sealed around the plant material using heat, moulding or chemical processes. Plant material embedded in plastic does not include plant materials, timber or bamboo that have been surface coated with a laminate, lacquer, paint, stain or items that have been wrapped in other materials. It further does not include engineered or impregnated wood or plant products such as plywood, veneer, compressed agricultural waste/wood products and reconstituted wood or wood plastics.

Matched Term: bamboo, laminate

Dracaena sanderiana for use as nursery stock

Effective 1 February 2021 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of Dracaena sanderiana (Lucky bamboo) as nursery stock.

Matched Term: bamboo

Dried vegetables for human consumption Alerts

Effective 4 February 2021 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of dried and freeze-dried vegetables for human consumption, including bamboo shoots and ginger. This case excludes mushrooms, truffles and Leafy vegetables.For mushrooms please refer to BICON case Mushrooms for human consumption.For truffles please refer to BICON case Truffles for human consumption.For Leafy vegetables please refer to BICON case Dried herbs for human consumption.

Matched Term: bamboo

Plant based fabric, textiles or yarn

Effective 23 December 2020 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of plant based articles that are highly processed, flexible fabrics consisting of a network of natural fibres made through weaving, knitting, spreading, crocheting or bonding.

Matched Term: Bamboo

Frozen fruit, vegetables and herbs for human consumption

Effective 20 January 2021 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of frozen fruit (excluding banana), vegetables (including seaweed) and herbs for human consumption. This case also excludes frozen seeds and nuts.

Matched Term: Bamboo

Dried herbs for human consumption Alerts

Effective 24 February 2021 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of dried herbs. Importation is permitted for human consumption and human therapeutics. This includes pods without seeds, citrus peel, leaves, flowers, stems, roots, gums, resins, rhizomes, spices and crushed nut shells that are thoroughly dried and not capable of propagation. The case does not apply to seeds, fruit or bark. For pods with permitted seed and dried fruit, please use the Dried fruit BICON case. For permitted seed, please use the Raw seed BICON case. For pods with non-permitted seed and non-permitted seed, please use the relevant seed for human consumption BICON case. For bark, please use the Bark for human consumption BICON case.

Matched Term: Bamboo

Dried herb products not for human consumption

Effective 24 February 2021 to present

This case describes the requirements for the importation of dried herb products. Importation is permitted for all end uses other than for human consumption, animal foods, fertilisers or growing purposes. Products may contain ingredients such as leaves, flowers (not whole), stems, roots, gums, milled seed, resins, rhizomes, spices and crushed nut shells. These must be thoroughly dried, broken into small pieces and not capable of propagation. The case does not apply to unmilled seeds, fruit or bark. For human consumption, please refer to the BICON case Dried herbs for human consumption.

Matched Term: Bamboo

Logs, log cabins and oversize timber Alerts

Effective 24 February 2021 to present

This case describes the requirements for all timber and timber products over 200mm in all dimensions. It includes commercial and personal items. Example items include: logs, log cabins, religious statues, wooden beams and large furniture where solid timber parts are larger than 200mm in all dimensions.

Matched Term: Bamboo


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