The BMSB (Brown Marmorated Stink Bug) season commences on 1st September 2020 and will remain in effect through to 30th April, which includes goods arriving up to 31st, May 2021.

The list of Target risk countries has now been extended, and includes all of the following countries

  • Albania
  • Andorra
  • Armenia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Belgium
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Bulgaria
  • Canada
  • Croatia
  • Czechia
  • France
  • Japan (heightened vessel surveillance will be the only measure applied).
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Italy
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kosovo
  • Liechtenstein
  • Luxembourg
  • Montenegro
  • Moldova
  • Netherlands
  • Portugal
  • Republic of North Macedonia
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • United States of America

 

Further information can be found here –

Quick Reference guide on BMSB – The who, the what and the where:
https://www.agriculture.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/quick-reference-guide-for-bmsb.pdf
20-21 BMSB Seasonal Measures factsheet
https://www.agriculture.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/20-21-bmsb-seasonal-measures-factsheet.pdf
20-21 BMSB Target high risk goods factsheet
https://www.agriculture.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/20-21-bmsb-target-high-risk-goods-factsheet.pdf

Please feel free to contact our offices, or email us at freight@mgllog.com.au for further assistance.