Australia & New Zealand: Seasonal measures for Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB)


Please be informed that the Australian Government Department of Agriculture and the New Zealand Government Ministry of Primary Industries have issued revised measures regarding the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB)

The next BMSB season is fast approaching and it is imperative that ALL importers be aware of the requirements that the Department of Agriculture will implement/impose.

These revised measures apply to certain goods (target risk & target high risk) manufactured in or shipped from target risk countries between September 1st (sailing date) & April 30th (arrival date).

Please take the time to go to the Departments dedicated website for BMSB to review the countries and goods that are subject to BMSB measures, by visiting the following link: Seasonal measures for Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) - DAFF (

Do not hesitate to contact us for more information.