Khapra Beetle Invasion: December 2, 2020

Posted by Expeditors on Dec 1, 2020 3:29:04 PM

Due to the recent detection of the Khapra Beetle in Australia, the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment (DAWE) have redeployed a number of staff to deal with the threat of invasion.

As a result of this redeployment, the industry is experiencing delays in entry processing through the DAWE system. Current delays, as of today, are as follows:

  • Inspections: 10+ days
  • Document processing: 7+ days
  • Release of cargo after treatment: 2+ days

Please contact your local Expeditors representative for more information.

Topics: Australia, South Asia