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The import regulations imposed by the countries time to time to ensure Food Safety and Quality assurance includes non Tariff barriers for the various food products.

 
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09 Oct 2020 China P rp China Notifies Draft National Food Safety Standard - General Rules for Nutritional Labeling of Prepackaged Foods On September 14, 2020, China notified a draft revised National Food Safety Standard - General Rules for Nutritional Labeling of Prepackaged Foods (GB28050-xxxx) to the World Trade Organization as G/SPS/N/CHN/1165.
09 Oct 2020 Russia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report highlights export certification requirements for Russia.
09 Oct 2020 Russia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report is an overview of general legal and technical requirements imposed by the Russian Federation for food and agricultural imports.
09 Oct 2020 China P rp China Notifies Draft Measures on Supervision and Management of Food Labeling On September 23, 2020, China notified revised draft Measures on Supervision and Management of Food Labeling to the World Trade Organization as G/TBT/N/CHN 1401.Add.1.
09 Oct 2020 China P rp China and the EU Signed a Geographical Indications Agreement On September 14, 2020, China and the European Union signed a bilateral agreement on geographical indications (GIs).
09 Oct 2020 China P rp China Notifies Draft National Food Safety Standard - Metal Materials and Products for Food Contact On September 14, 2020 China notified a draft revised National Food Safety Standard for Metal Materials and Articles for Food Contact to the World Trade Organization as G/SPS/N/CHN/1170.
09 Oct 2020 U S A U.S. Sugar Monthly Import and Re-Exports This report includes data for September, some of which is preliminary. After the publication of the November 2020 WASDE Report.
09 Oct 2020 Japan Japan Revised Phytosanitary Certificate Requirements for Agricultural Products On August 5, 2020, Japan revised the list of agricultural imports that require a phytosanitary certificate (PC).
09 Oct 2020 China P rp China Notifies Draft National Food Safety Standard - Beverages On September 14, 2020 China notified a draft revised National Food Safety Standard for Beverages to the World Trade Organization as G/SPS/N/CHN/1169.
08 Oct 2020 Mexico Modifications to the Mexican Foreign Trade Law Removes Prior Exemptions to Front-of-Package Labeling On October 1, 2020 Mexico modified its Foreign Trade Law Agreement to comply with its new Frontof-Package Labeling (FOPL) law that also went into effect on October 1.
08 Oct 2020 Mexico Mexico Announces Changes to its Milk Powder Import Procedures Mexico announced proposed changes to its milk powder import procedures under the “Agreement under which the Secretariat of Economy emits rules and criteria to the general characterization of Foreign Trade”.
07 Oct 2020 EU-28 European Commission Approves Import of GE Soybean On September 28, the European Commission (EC) approved Bayer’s herbicide tolerant soybean MON 87708 x MON 89788 x A5547-127.
06 Oct 2020 Russia Draft SPS Measure on Electronic Veterinary Certificates Notified to WTO Russia notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of draft amendments to the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) Regulation on Veterinary Control at the Border regarding the use of electronic veterinary certificates in EAEU and foreign trade via G/SPS/N/RUS/196.
05 Oct 2020 Mexico Modifications to the Mexican Foreign Trade Law Removes Prior Exemptions to Front-of-Package Labeling On October 1, 2020 Mexico modified its Foreign Trade Law Agreement to comply with its new Frontof-Package Labeling (FOPL) law that also went into effect on October 1.
05 Oct 2020 India Draft Amendments on Labeling for Packaged Foods Containing Sweeteners On September 18, 2020, India notified to the World Trade Organization (WTO) a draft regulation related to new labeling requirements for packaged foods containing sweeteners.
01 Oct 2020 South Africa Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report All the sections of the report have been updated based on recent amendments to regulations, updated website links and to comply with the updated reporting instructions.
01 Oct 2020 El Salvador Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report In El Salvador there is no specific food law. However, the Ministry of Health’s (MINSAL) Health Code is used to enforce food safety for all food and beverage products.
01 Oct 2020 South Africa Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report All the sections of the Report have been updated based on updated website links and contacts, as well as to comply with the updated reporting instructions.
01 Oct 2020 El Salvador Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report provides examples for the major export certificates and other documents required by the government of El Salvador for U.S. exports of food and agricultural products.
01 Oct 2020 Ethiopia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report discusses regulatory requirements and standards that must be fulfilled to export food and agricultural products to Ethiopia.
30 Sep 2020 Guatemala Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report has detailed updates for all sections, including a new section on trade facilitation.
30 Sep 2020 Guatemala Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report contains the list of all the mandatory export certificates required by the Government of Guatemala for U.S. agricultural exports.
30 Sep 2020 Japan Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report lists major export certificates required by the Japanese government to export food and agricultural products from the United States to Japan.
30 Sep 2020 Japan Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report is an overview and update of Japan’s food and agricultural import regulations and standards (FAIRS).
29 Sep 2020 Mozambique Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report outlines the most important information that importers/exporters need to pay attention to when managing food and agricultural products to and from Mozambique.
29 Sep 2020 Mozambique Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report All the sections of the report have been updated based on website links and contacts, as well as to comply with the updated reporting instructions.
28 Sep 2020 Japan MAFF Lowers Planned Butter Imports by 30 Percent On September 25, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries (MAFF) announced that it would lower planned imports of butter to 14,000 metric tons (MT) for Japanese fiscal year (JFY) 2020.
25 Sep 2020 Canada Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report highlights certification requirements for food and agricultural products exported to Canada and supplements the FAIRS Country Report CA2020-0081.
25 Sep 2020 Canada Health Canada Announces Notices of Intent for Novel Food Regulations Plants in Canada are regulated on the basis of the traits expressed and not on the basis of the method used to introduce the traits.
25 Sep 2020 Angola Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report documents Angola’s technical policies, practices, and import requirements for food and agricultural products.
25 Sep 2020 Angola Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report The report lists major certificates and permits required to export food and agricultural products from the United States to Angola.
25 Sep 2020 Taiwan Taiwan Issues New COOL Regulations Affecting US Pork and Beef On September 21, 2020, the Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) issued new country of origin labeling regulations for 1) pork in packaged food.
25 Sep 2020 Hong Kong Hong Kong to Resume Imports of Poultry and Poultry Products from Anson County of North Carolina Following the successful eradication of low path avian influenza from the affected premises in Anson and Union Counties North Carolina.
24 Sep 2020 China P rp China Notifies Draft National Food Safety Standards for Milk Powder China’s National Health Commission (NHC) and the State Administration of Market Regulation (SAMR) notified revisions to the National Food Safety Standard.
23 Sep 2020 Canada Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report Since July 1, 2020, the USMCA certification of origin requires the certifier (importer, exporter, or producer) to cover nine mandated minimum data elements.
22 Sep 2020 South Africa South Africa Lifts Restrictions on Poultry Imports from South Carolina On September 4, 2020, the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform, and Rural Development (DALRRD) informed Post that imports of all poultry products from South Carolina are reauthorized.
18 Sep 2020 China P rp China Re-Notified the Draft National Food Safety Standard - Processed Cheese and Cheese Products On September 14, 2020, China notified the National Food Safety Standard on Processed Cheese and Cheese Products (GB 25192-XXXX)
18 Sep 2020 China P rp China Notified the Draft National Food Safety Standard - Whey Powder and Whey Protein Powder On September 14, 2020, China notified the National Food Safety Standard on Whey Powder and Whey Protein Powder (GB 11674-XXXX)
15 Sep 2020 Canada Canada Further Extends Labeling and Packaging Flexibility On September 4, 2020 the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced temporary flexibility in enforcing some Canadian labeling and packaging regulations for pre-packaged meat products.
11 Sep 2020 India Published Final Standards in Specified Meat Products in Indian Gazette The Government of India’s Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) notified the Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Fourth Amendment Regulations
11 Sep 2020 U S A U.S. Sugar Monthly Import and Re-Exports The September WASDE report shows FY 2020 WTO raw sugar tariff-rate quota (TRQ) shortfall projected at 83,047 short tons raw value (STRV).
11 Sep 2020 India Organic Foods Regulation Amendments Proposed by Government of India The Government of India’s (GOI) Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has proposed amendments in the Food Safety and Standards (Organic Foods) Regulation.
10 Sep 2020 Russia Draft BSE Amendments to EAEU Veterinary Requirements Notified to WTO Russia and Armenia notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of draft amendments regarding Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) to the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).
10 Sep 2020 Chile Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report provides an overview of Chile´s Decree 977 of 1997 of the Ministry of Health, also known as the Sanitary Regulation for Food Products (RSA by its name in Spanish) related to human health.
09 Sep 2020 Mexico Mexico Announces Unilateral Rice TRQs On August 7, 2020, the Secretariat of Economy (SE) published in Mexico’s Federal Register (“Diario Oficial” – DOF) an agreement establishing the specific provisions governing the unilateral tariff rate quotas.
03 Sep 2020 EU-28 EU Eliminates Grain Import Duties Agriculture in the Economy, National Plan, Policy and Program Announcements, Grain and Feed.
01 Sep 2020 India FSSAI Reinstitutes Food Additives and Food Standards Amendment Regulation in Meat and Meat Products On August 17, 2020, the Government of India’s Food Safety and Standards Authority of India re-instituted its draft Food Safety and Standards (Food Products Standards and Food Additives) Amendment Regulation 2020
28 Aug 2020 Russia Eurasian Economic Commission Published 2021 TRQs On August 18, 2020, the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) issued Decision No. 102, establishing tariff-rate quotas (TRQs) and respective volumes for imports of meat, poultry
28 Aug 2020 India : Update on GAIN Report IN2020-0108 Highlighting Details on New Government of India Order for Genetically Modified-Free Certificate on Imported Food Products GAIN IN2020-0108 reported information on Government of India’s Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) new order for genetically modified-free certificate on imported food products.
28 Aug 2020 Armenia Armenia to Have Beef Pork Poultry and Whey TRQs in 2021 On August 18, 2020, the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) issued Decision No. 102, establishing tariff-rate quotas (TRQs) and respective volumes for imports of meat.
27 Aug 2020 Turkey Turkey Bans the Import and Production of an Additional Nine Active Substances and Restricts the Usage of Seven Active Substances in Plant Protection Products The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry announced that the production and import of an additional nine active substances which are used in the production
26 Aug 2020 India New Government of India Order Requires Genetically ModifiedFree Certificate on Imported Food Products On August 21, 2020, the Government of India’s Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) modified Section 22 of the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006
26 Aug 2020 Armenia Draft Amendments to EAEU Regulation on Packaging Notified to WTO On July 27, 2020, Armenia notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of draft amendments to the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) Technical Regulation (TR).
26 Aug 2020 Russia Draft Amendments to EAEU Regulation on Packaging Notified to WTO On July 24, 2020, Russia notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of draft amendments to the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) Technical Regulation (TR) on Safety of Packaging.
24 Aug 2020 Qatar Qatar FAIRS Export Certificate Report 2020 FAIRS Export Certificate Report, FAIRS Annual Country Report, FAIRS Subject Report, Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards
16 Aug 2020 Jordan Jordan - Fresh Apple Imports Labeling and Inspection and Sampling Standards This FAIRS Jordan report includes fresh apples import labeling requirements, as well as the cause leading to consignment rejections at the port-of-entry.
14 Aug 2020 Russia FEDERAL LAW ON VITICULTURE AND WINEMAKING IN THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION On December 27, 2019 the Russian Government approved Federal Law No. 468 on Viticulture and Winemaking in the Russian Federation.
13 Aug 2020 Russia EAEU Technical Regulation on Safety of Alcohol Products Wine, FAIRS Export Certificate Report, FAIRS Annual Country Report, FAIRS Subject Report, Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards
13 Aug 2020 EU-28 Regulatory Levels for Aflatoxin in Tree Nuts and Peanuts Tree nut and peanut shipments imported into the European Union have to comply with European Union maximum levels for aflatoxin.
11 Aug 2020 EU-28 EU Import Controls on Food and Feed of Plant Origin Regulation (EU) 2017/625 is the legislative framework for the rules applicable to official controls on in the agri-food sector.
03 Aug 2020 Mexico Front of Pack Labeling Law Verification and Enforcement Timeline On July 31, the Secretariats of Economy and Health, the Federal Commission for Protection Against Sanitary Risks (COFEPRIS)
30 Jul 2020 Costa Rica Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report outlines Costa Rica’s requirements for food and agricultural product imports.
30 Jul 2020 Costa Rica Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report provides information on the export certification requirements of the Government of Costa Rica.
30 Jul 2020 Nicaragua Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report lists the main Nicaraguan food laws technical regulations, and import requirements.
13 Jul 2020 Hong Kong Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report provides guidelines on Hong Kong’s food import regulations. It remains the same as the 2019 FAIRS report.
06 Jul 2020 New Zealand Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report lists the major export certificates and other documentation required by the Government of New Zealand for U.S. exporters of food and agricultural products.
06 Jul 2020 New Zealand Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report New Zealand has strict biosecurity rules for plant and animal products but also imports large volumes of food and beverage products.
30 Jun 2020 Hong Kong Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report Hong Kong does not have any certification changes for food imports since the last report submitted in February 2020.
10 Jun 2020 Sri Lanka Dsr Sri Lanka Further Revises Import Levy on Fruits Government of Sri Lanka has notified revision of a Special Commodity Levy (SCL) under 20 Harmonized System (HS) headings.
27 Feb 2020 Tanzania Rep Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report compliments the FAIRS Country Annual Report and provides information on certificates required by the Government of Tanzania (GoT) to export food and agricultural products into Tanzania.
26 Feb 2020 Ecuador Ecuador Renews Tariff Exemptions for Soybean Meal and Wheat Ecuador extended its tariff exemption for soybean meal and wheat imports from all origins for five years.
26 Feb 2020 Mozambique Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report All the sections of this Report have been updated based on recent regulation amendments, updated website links and to comply with the updated FAS reporting instructions.
26 Feb 2020 Mozambique Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report All the sections of the report have been updated based on website links and contacts, as well as to comply with the updated reporting instructions.
25 Feb 2020 Taiwan UPDATE - Pesticide Import Tolerance Application Process This report provides a brief overview on how to apply for a maximum residue limit (MRL) import tolerance (IT) in Taiwan.
24 Feb 2020 China P rp Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report lists the major registration requirements and export certificates required for food and agricultural exports to the People’s Republic of China.
24 Feb 2020 China P rp Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report China implemented or proposed several significant food and agricultural import regulations and standards in 2019.
14 Feb 2020 China P rp China Announces Reductions in Certain Additional Tariffs On February 6, 2020, the State Council Tariff Commission announced that China would cut in half the additional tariffs for certain commodities from the United States on February 14, 2020.
13 Feb 2020 Kenya Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report complements the FAIRS Annual Country Report for Kenya, providing information on certificates required by the Government of Kenya.
13 Feb 2020 Kenya Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report contains Government of Kenya (GOK) technical import requirements and regulations for food and agricultural products.
12 Feb 2020 Senegal Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report provides information on export certificates and other certification/accreditation required for imported food and agriculture products, including live animals.
12 Feb 2020 Senegal Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report is an annual update of Senegal’s food and feed regulations and governmental regulatory bodies and enforcement mechanisms.
12 Feb 2020 Spain Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report is an update of SP1811 and outlines the applicable legislation regarding the export of U.S. food products to Spain.
11 Feb 2020 Belgium Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report focuses on the import regulations and standards that are not harmonized at EU-level or where Belgium varies.
11 Feb 2020 Indonesia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report provides updated technical information for requirements and regulations on food and agriculture products as are currently required by the Government of Indonesia (GOI).
11 Feb 2020 Poland Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report Poland applies European Union (EU) regulatory requirements for all food of animal- and plant-origin food.
11 Feb 2020 Egypt A rp Egypt Reintroduces Government Pre shipment Inspections for Grain Imports Egypt’s mandatory plant quarantine pre-shipment inspections of grains at port-of-loading are back.
11 Feb 2020 Poland Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report Poland is a European Union (EU) Member State (MS) and applies all relevant EU regulations pertaining to food and agricultural imports.
11 Feb 2020 Bangladesh pr Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report outlines specific requirements for food and agricultural products imported to Bangladesh.
11 Feb 2020 Bangladesh pr Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report contains major export certificates that the Government of Bangladesh (GOB) requires from U.S. agricultural product exporters.
07 Feb 2020 Hong Kong Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report Hong Kong does not have any certification changes for food imports in 2019. This report is the same as the 2018 report.
07 Feb 2020 South Africa South Africa Bans Poultry Imports from Poland On January 3, 2020, South Africa instituted a ban on poultry imports from Poland due to recent outbreaks of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI).
06 Feb 2020 Sri Lanka Dsr Food Color Coding for Sugar-Salt-Fat Regulations 2019 The Ministry of Health of Sri Lanka introduces a new regulation under the section 32 of the Food Act, No. 26 of 1980, in consultation with the Food Advisory Committee.
06 Feb 2020 EU-28 Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This guide provides an overview of health certificates needed for exporting plants, animals, foods and other animal origin products to the European Union.
05 Feb 2020 Angola Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report The report lists major certificates and permits required to export food and agricultural products from the United States to Angola.
05 Feb 2020 Angola Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report documents Angola’s technical policies, practices, and import requirements for food and agricultural products.
04 Feb 2020 BosniA-Hrzgovin Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) requires various certificates for imported food products which must be signed by the designated authorities.
04 Feb 2020 Tunisia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report The Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report provides an overview of the food laws and regulatory environment in Tunisia as it relates to U.S. food and agricultural exports.
04 Feb 2020 India Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report In calendar year (CY) 2019, the Government of India (GOI) extended the compliance timeline for the advertising and claims regulations, labeling of milk and milk products, standards for fortified foods and tolerance limits for contaminants.
04 Feb 2020 BosniA-Hrzgovin Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report provides information on the food and agricultural product import requirements for Bosnia and Herzegovina.
04 Feb 2020 Italy Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report Italy, as part of the European Community, has implemented EU regulations for the import of products of animal and plant origin.
03 Feb 2020 Hong Kong Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report Hong Kong enacted the Food Adulteration (Metallic Contamination) (Amendment) Regulation 2018.
02 Feb 2020 Algeria Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report The Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report provides an overview of the food laws and regulatory environment in Algeria as it relates to food and agricultural exports.
02 Feb 2020 Algeria Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report provides information on export certificates that the Government of Algeria requires.
02 Feb 2020 Egypt A rp Got Milk - Egypt Imports US Holsteins On November 27, 2019, a shipment of 1,503 U.S.-origin Holstein bred heifers and open heifers sold out of Statesville, North Carolina, and valued at $3 million arrived at Egypt’s Port Said aboard the livestock carrier Sarah.
30 Jan 2020 Brazil Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report The cabinet restructure under the administration of President Jair Bolsonaro had a low impact for exporters of agricultural goods.
30 Jan 2020 Costa Rica Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report provides information on the export certification requirements of the Government of Costa Rica.
29 Jan 2020 Hong Kong Hong Kong Lifts the Ban on Romaine Lettuce from Salinas Effective January 24, 2020, Hong Kong lifted its ban on the importation and sale of romaine lettuce from Salinas, California.
28 Jan 2020 Kazakhstan Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report is an overview of the general legal and technical requirements for food and agricultural imports imposed by the Republic of Kazakhstan.
28 Jan 2020 Russia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report highlights export certification requirements for Russia.
28 Jan 2020 Russia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report is an overview of general legal and technical requirements imposed by the Russian Federation for food and agricultural imports.
28 Jan 2020 Kazakhstan Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report highlights export certification requirements for Kazakhstan.
23 Jan 2020 Peru Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report outlines Peru’s regulatory requirements for food and agricultural product imports.
23 Jan 2020 Ecuador Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report outlines Ecuador’s requirements for food and agricultural product imports.
23 Jan 2020 Peru Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report identifies Peru’s import requirements for (foreign) export certificates.
21 Jan 2020 Israel Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report The report lists and describes certificates that should accompany food and agricultural products to Israel.
21 Jan 2020 Taiwan Taiwan 2019 Import Violations Report In 2019, Taiwan rejected or destroyed 53 shipments of U.S. agricultural products that were noncompliant with Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) food safety standards.
16 Jan 2020 Serbia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report provides guidance on the certificate requirements for agricultural and food products imported into the Serbian market and includes the certificates that are standardized between the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management (MAFWM) in Serbia and the relevant U.S. authorities.
16 Jan 2020 Serbia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report provides information on Serbian regulations and standards concerning food, agriculture, agricultural products and foreign trade.
16 Jan 2020 Brazil Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report identifies Brazil’s import requirements for foreign export certificates.
13 Jan 2020 Vietnam Soc Rep Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report provides an overview of the health and quarantine certificates needed for exporting food and agricultural products to Vietnam.
13 Jan 2020 Vietnam Soc Rep Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report provides an update of the food and agricultural laws and regulations currently in force in Vietnam.
10 Jan 2020 EU-28 Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report provides an overview of EU food and feed legislation currently in force for the EU.
09 Jan 2020 Mexico Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This document provides an overview of major Mexican laws and regulations that cover agricultural and food products, as well as import regulations for agricultural products into Mexico.
06 Jan 2020 Korea rp Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report was prepared by U.S. Embassy Seoul’s Office of Agricultural Affairs (OAA) for exporters of U.S.-origin food and agricultural products.
06 Jan 2020 Korea rp Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report provides minimal updates compared to the previous year’s report. Changes were made to improve clarity.
05 Jan 2020 Egypt A rp Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This FAIRS report lists the export certificates required for food and agricultural products shipped to Egypt.
05 Jan 2020 Egypt A rp Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report Egypt is consolidating the national food safety system. Implementation is through Prime Ministerial Executive Regulation 412 (February 2019) – National Food Safety Authority (NFSA).
05 Jan 2020 Jordan Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report outlines Jordan’s regulatory requirements for food and agricultural product imports.
05 Jan 2020 Jordan Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This FAIRS report lists the export certificates required for food and agricultural products shipped to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
03 Jan 2020 Japan Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report is an overview and update of Japan’s food and agricultural import regulations and standards (FAIRS) for U.S. agricultural exports to Japan.
03 Jan 2020 Japan Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report lists major export certificates required by the Japanese government to export food and agricultural products from the United States to Japan.
03 Jan 2020 Panama Republic Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report Panama issued special regulations that apply to imports of food and feed products from the United States.
31 Dec 2019 Hungary Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report Hungary, as a member of the European Union (EU), applies EU regulations on imports of agricultural products.
31 Dec 2019 Hungary Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report Hungary is a member of the European Union (EU) and follows EU directives and regulations, including those relating to the importation of food products.
31 Dec 2019 India Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report In calendar year (CY) 2019, India saw a landmark move for the country’s animal husbandry sector by the newly re-elected Modi government.
31 Dec 2019 Indonesia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report supplements information provided in the 2019 Indonesia FAIRS Country Report and updates the 2018 Indonesian FAIRS Export Certificate Report.
30 Dec 2019 Dominic Rep Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report describes the major export certificates required by the Government of the Dominican Republic (DR) for imports of food and agricultural products.
30 Dec 2019 China P rp Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report China implemented or proposed several significant food and agricultural import regulations and standards in 2019.
30 Dec 2019 Dominic Rep Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report summarizes the key technical and import requirements for food and agricultural products imposed by the Government of the Dominican Republic.
26 Dec 2019 Chile Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report lists and describes certificates and other documents that must accompany food and agricultural imports to Chile as required by Chilean regulations.
25 Dec 2019 Thailand Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report includes an update of Section III Pesticides and Other Contaminants 3.1 Food Containing Pesticide Residues.
25 Dec 2019 Thailand Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report lists certificates required by Thai government agencies for U.S. products exported to Thailand.
23 Dec 2019 Taiwan Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report In 2018, Taiwan was the eighth largest export market for U.S. food and agricultural products.
23 Dec 2019 Pakistan ir Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report Pakistan requires a variety of export certifications for imported food and agricultural products.
23 Dec 2019 Taiwan Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report lists major export certificates required by the Taiwan government to export food and agricultural products to Taiwan.
23 Dec 2019 Israel Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report New regulations requiring front of pack labeling are set to enter into force on January 1, 2020.
23 Dec 2019 Pakistan ir Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report outlines regulatory requirements and import procedures for food and agricultural imports into Pakistan.
20 Dec 2019 Netherland Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report The Netherlands, as a Member State of the European Union (EU), conforms to all EU regulations and directives.
20 Dec 2019 Czech Republic Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report provides information on the laws and regulations for food, import rules for food, and contact information in the Czech Republic.
19 Dec 2019 El Salvador Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report Updated Sections: Section II. Labeling Requirements, Section IV. Other Regulations and Requirements, Section IX. Import Procedures and Appendix I. Government Regulatory Agency Contacts.
19 Dec 2019 Guatemala Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report was updated to reflect certification requirements for pet food, table eggs and egg products.
19 Dec 2019 Guatemala Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report Regulation for pet food has been included as well as updates on new import e-permits and fees with the Ministry of Agriculture.
18 Dec 2019 Jamaica Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report describes the major export certificates required by the Government of Jamaica for imports of food and agricultural products. No major changes in export certificate requirements occurred in 2019.
18 Dec 2019 Jamaica Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report outlines the requirements in exporting food and agricultural products to Jamaica. There were no major changes to these requirements in 2019.
17 Dec 2019 Haiti Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report describes the major export certificates required by the Government of Haiti for imports of food and agricultural products.
17 Dec 2019 Haiti Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report is an overview of general legal and technical requirements imposed by Haiti for food and agricultural imports.
17 Dec 2019 Nicaragua Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report lists the main Nicaraguan food laws, technical regulations and import requirements. In 2019, there were no major changes on Nicaragua’s import procedures.
17 Dec 2019 Nigeria Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report Growing global emphasis on food regulations for health and trade is compelling Nigeria to seek improving its food supply systems.
17 Dec 2019 Nicaragua Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report lists Nicaraguan import requirements for export certification and import permits for agrochemicals, veterinary products, feedstuffs and food products for human consumption.
16 Dec 2019 Italy Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report is intended to supplement the FAS U.S. Mission to the EU’s Food & Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report with Italy-specific information.
16 Dec 2019 Czech Republic Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report The Czech Republic has implemented all EU regulations regarding required export certifications.
16 Dec 2019 Germany Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report Germany is a Member State of the European Union (EU) and applies the certification requirements described in the EU-28 Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) Certification Report. Products not yet harmonized are subject to German national rules.
14 Dec 2019 Tunisia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report The report provides information on export certificates that the Government of Tunisia requires. In 2019, the United States and Tunisia reached agreement on a health certificate to accompany exports of U.S. equine semen, beef, poultry, and egg products.
12 Dec 2019 Austria Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report outlines specific requirements for food and agricultural products imports into Austria.
12 Dec 2019 Austria Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report covers specific export certificate requirements for Austria, which are different than EU requirements.
12 Dec 2019 Croatia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report provides information on the food and agricultural product import requirements for Croatia.
28 Nov 2019 New Zealand Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report New Zealand has strict biosecurity rules for plant and animal products but also imports large volumes of food and beverage products.
28 Nov 2019 New Zealand Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report lists the major export certificates and other documentation required by the Government of New Zealand for U.S. exporters of food and agricultural products.
28 Nov 2019 New Zealand Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report New Zealand has strict biosecurity rules for plant and animal products but also imports large volumes of food and beverage products.
26 Nov 2019 Australia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report lists examples of the major export certificates and other documentation required by the Government of Australia for U.S. exporters of food and agricultural products.
25 Nov 2019 Australia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report All foods sold in Australia must comply with a range of laws designed to protect consumer, plant, and animal health.
26 Jul 2019 Spain Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This report focuses on Spanish specific certification requirements when these differ or are in addition to EU-harmonized certification.
05 Jul 2019 Tunisia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report The Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report provides an overview of the food laws and regulatory environment in Tunisia as it relates to U.S. food and agricul