Industry advice notice – China trade (added 6 November 2020)
Micor (Fish) sets out the known importing country requirements, which differ from or are additional to Australian export conditions and which must be met in order to gain market access for fish and fish products to specific countries.
Micor (Fish) also sets out importing country documentation and certification requirements.
Seafood export establishments must be export-registered, and must conform to the Approved Arrangement requirements of the
Export Control (Fish and Fish Product) Rules 2021.
Exporters should seek other sources of information on commercial specifications for fish and fish products imported into a particular country.
For additional information on exporting fish and fish products and the requirement for export registration, visit the
Department's website. Here you will find a step-by-step guide to exporting fish and fish products from Australia.
For additional information on Australian seafood trade and market access visit the
Fisheries Research and Development Corporation website.
The Department encourages all exporters to contact officials of country of import, either through the importer or directly, to confirm that their product meets the current importing country requirements.
For information on how to export from Australia, visit
Exporting from Australia.
The Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment is referred to as 'the Department' in Micor. In the same way references to 'a Departmental officer', unless specified otherwise, mean an officer of the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment with responsibilities under Australian export legislation.