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Re: Staghorn ferns

  • Subject: Re: [ferns] Staghorn ferns
  • From: "Doret Vermeulen" cfa@mweb.com.na
  • Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2003 14:12:37 +0200

Hi Rosie

Sorry maybe I expressed myself wrongly.  I know everything you told me.  I
just thought that maybe each country has a minimum charge because I know
that in South Africa they charge by the hour.  And they can tell you
precisely what they charge for travelling time.

Maybe I should just forget about this collecting business.  Our currency are
in any case so poor against that of the other world currencies.

This fernhobby can get so frustrating at times that sometimes I just feel
like giving up everything all together.

Thanks so much for the information

Kindest regards


----- Original Message -----
From: "mr.fern" <mr.fern@bigpond.com>
To: <ferns@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, October 27, 2003 12:51 PM
Subject: Re: [ferns] Staghorn ferns

> Hi Doret,
> The cost of phytosanitary certificates differs with each country.  It is
> responsibility of the exporter to obtain it prior to the plants leaving
> country rather than the importer.  The plants need to be inspected by a
> government official (usually an agriculture or quarantine officer) then
> phytosanitary certificate is issued and the paperwork accompanies the
> to the new destination.  Often the cost of the government paperwork is
> times more than the cost of the plant itself.  The price can also differ
> within the same country due to distance from the inspection service - in
> country they charge extra for mileage and travelling time.  Your local
> agricultural department should be able to advise you.  Hope this helps.
> Good luck with your collecting.
> Rosie
> Wyelangta
> Australia
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Doret Vermeulen" <cfa@mweb.com.na>
> To: <ferns@hort.net>
> Sent: Monday, October 27, 2003 8:22 PM
> Subject: [ferns] Staghorn ferns
> > Hi Everyone,
> >
> > Well this is my last try.
> >
> > I wanted to know if anyone of you know what does a phytosanitary
> certificate
> > cost in your countries?
> >
> > I am trying to collect stags as you all know not the easiest of tasks.
> >
> > All I need is import permit that I apply for.  And then I need a
> phytosanitary
> > certificate but I have no idea what these things costs.
> >
> > I have moved beyond the point of desperation.
> >
> > Enjoy the day.
> >
> > Doret
> > Namibia
> >
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