Duty Drawback 

Administered by: Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

Under the Duty Drawback scheme, Australian exporters can claim a refund of customs duty paid on imported goods if those goods:

  • will be treated, processed or incorporated in other goods for export or
  • are exported unused since their importation.

Click here for more information on eligibility requirements and the application process.

For more information on Customs assistance schemes for Australian exporters, visit the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service website.


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