Rebates available for pome fruit exporters

*Applications for export rebate extended until further notice*

The Australian Department of Agriculture has announced a $15 million package to assist small exporters across the meat, seafood, eggs, grain and horticulture sectors.

The package covers three key areas: export rebates; projects to improve market access; and a review of export fees and charges.

Fruit exporters may be eligible to apply for rebates on export costs - get your application in now.

Fruit exporters may be eligible to apply for rebates on export costs – get your application in now.

To be eligible for the rebate on export registration charges in 2014-15, you must:

  • Have an export registered establishment in 2014-15;
  • Complete and submit the application form; and
  • Have annual revenues from export activities from your registered establishment of less than $10 million in 2013-14 and less than $20 million total revenue (domestic and export) in 2013-14.

Registered exporters may have already received a letter and an application form to apply for the rebate.

As a part of the $15million package, APAL, through its seat on the Horticulture Export Industry Consultative Committee, will work closely with the Department to put forward projects that will benefit the horticulture industry. To suggest potential projects that will benefit the sector contact APAL Market Development Manager Claire Fitchett at cfitchett@apal.org.au or 03 9329 3511.

Further information about the package can be found on the Department of Agriculture website.

First published 19 August 2014.

 

By |October 13th, 2014|Exporting|

About the Author:

APAL is an industry representative body and non-profit membership organisation that supports Australia’s commercial apple and pear growers.