On January 5, 2020, Australia notified the WTO of the draft directive (G/SPS/N/AUS/512), which added import license requirements for the import of apiaceous seeds. From March 30, 2021, the Australian Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment (hereinafter referred to as the department) will treat apiaceous (apiaceous) with beak parsley (Anthriscus cerefolium), dry celery (Apium graveolens), fennel ( Foeniculum vulgare), Parsnip (Pastinaca sativa) and Parsley (Petroselinum crispum) have new import license requirements. These seeds are imported for human consumption or sowing.
The new requirements will apply to all similar and sub-category subjects of the above species. Goods that arrive in Australia on or after March 30, 2021 but do not have an import license, including those currently under consideration, will be instructed to return or destroy them in accordance with the approved method. Goods arriving in Australia before March 30, 2021 are allowed to enter without an import permit.
For details, please refer to:http://spsims.wto.org/en/RegularNotifications/View/169706?FromAllNotifications=True