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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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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 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 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.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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 agricultural exports.
12 Jun 2019 Turkey Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Export Certificate Report This FAIRS Export Certificate Report for Turkey 2019 lists the major export certificates and other requirements expected by the Turkish government for food and agricultural products imports to Turkey.
12 Jun 2019 Turkey Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report outlines specific requirements for food and agricultural products imports to Turkey
06 Jun 2019 Morocco Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Country Report This report is an overview of general legal and technical requirements imposed by the Kingdom of Morocco for food and agricultural imports.
14 May 2019 Hong Kong Macau Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards This report provides general background information on Macau’s Food Import Regulations and includes the following additions to the 2018 report. 1) Section 1 – Regulatory Setup: The reorganization of the Macau food safety authority; 2) Section II – Food Additive Regulations; and 3) Section VI – Other Specific Standards: The implementation of the Regulation on Maximum Limits of Heavy Metal Contaminants in Food and the Regulation on Standard for Uses of Preservatives and Antioxidants in Foodstuffs.
02 May 2019 U Arab Emts Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report identifies certification requirements for U.S. food and agricultural products destined for the United Arab Emirates. Updates to UAE approved certificates for shelf-stable products include the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Certificate to a Foreign Government: Food for Human Consumption. This report is intended to be used in conjunction with information provided in the 2018 Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) Country Report for the United Arab Emirates.
02 May 2019 Bangladesh pr Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report contains major export certificates that the Government of Bangladesh (GOB) requires from U.S. agricultural product exporters. The Bangladesh Food Safety Authority is the national authority responsible for ensuring food safety and food regulations in the country. Bangladesh is a signatory member of the WTO and maintains a liberal and open trading system. Import Policy Order 2015-18 (Link) remains in effect for trading with Bangladesh.
01 May 2019 U Arab Emts Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report In 2018 the United Arab Emirates (UAE) introduced new and amended regulatory requirements related to the importation and sale of agricultural goods. Notable policy changes include the registration process for food products, additive standards, halal, and conformity assessment measures. U.S. agricultural suppliers are advised to consult with local importers prior to shipping to ensure regulatory compliance. This report is intended to be used in conjunction with information provided in the 2018 Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) Export Certificate Report for the United Arab Emirates.
30 Apr 2019 Mozambique Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards 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.
30 Apr 2019 Angola Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report The report lists major certificates and permits required to export food and agricultural products from the United States to Angola. It is recommended that this report be read with the FAIRS – Narrative Report for a comprehensive understanding of the Angola regulations, standards and import requirements.
30 Apr 2019 Jamaica Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report outlines the requirements in exporting food and agricultural products to Jamaica. There were no major changes to these requirements in 2018.
25 Apr 2019 Tanzania Rep Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report complements the FAIRS Country Report. The report specifically provides information on Government of Tanzania (GoT) required certificates for exporting food and agricultural products to Tanzania. The GoT provides the Tanzania National Business Portal as the single point for exporters and importers to electronically submit and receive approvals from all the regulatory agencies involved in international trade.
25 Apr 2019 Ukraine Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report Since the last submission of this report there have been significant changes effecting agricultural product quality, safety, and sanitary regulations. In 2018, Ukraine introduced a new approach to import controls based on the intended use of the product. New port of entry control procedures and documents have also been introduced and new facility registration requirements came into place.
25 Apr 2019 Nicaragua Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report lists the main Nicaraguan food laws, technical regulations and import requirements. In 2018, there were no major changes on Nicaragua’s import procedures.
19 Apr 2019 Vietnam Soc Rep Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report provides an overview of the health and quarantine certificates needed for exporting food and agricultural products to Vietnam. Updates have been made to Section I.1 - Food, Section III.1 - Export Certificate for Meat and Meat Products and Section III.2 - Export Certificate for Seafood. No other changes have been made from the previous report
18 Apr 2019 Vietnam Soc Rep Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report provides an update of the food and agricultural laws and regulations currently in force in Vietnam.
18 Apr 2019 Thailand Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report includes an update of Section II Food Additives Regulations, 5.2 Nutrition Labeling, 6.5 Specific Import Controls on Animals and Animal Products, 6.6 Specific Import Control on Beef and Beef Products from BSE-Affected Countries, and 8.1 Testing Requirements for Alcohol Beverages.
16 Apr 2019 Haiti Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards – Narrative This report is an overview of general legal and technical requirements imposed by Haiti for food and agricultural imports.
16 Apr 2019 Algeria Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report provides information on export certificates that the Government of Algeria requires. The Ministry of Agriculture has legislative responsibility for domestic food production and for health and safety aspects of imported agricultural and food products. The Ministry of Commerce is responsible for all food inspections, quality control, anti-fraud activities, and regulation, as well as labeling regulations and laboratory inspections.
15 Apr 2019 France Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report France as a member of the European Community has implemented EU regulations for the import of animal and plant products. The US export certification requirements for most products destined for the EU have been harmonized, but a few products not yet harmonized are subject to French national regulations.
11 Apr 2019 South Africa Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards 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. The report includes an assessment of laws and import requirements for food and agricultural products. It is recommended that this report be read with the FAIRS – Certification Report (Click here to download the 2018 FAIRS Report) for a comprehensive understanding of the South African regulations, standards and import requirements.
10 Apr 2019 Algeria 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 Algeria as it relates to food and agricultural exports. Wheat, corn, pulses, soybean oil, soybean meal and planting seeds as well as tree nuts are the most promising commodities for the Algerian market.
09 Apr 2019 Tanzania Rep Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report updates import requirements and regulations for food and agricultural products currently required by the Government of Tanzania (GoT). The report includes the regulations against which Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority (TFDA) evaluates U.S exports to Tanzania, labelling and packaging requirements and import procedures.
04 Apr 2019 Saudi Arab Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report The major export certificates required by Saudi Arabia’s regulatory and import control agencies are included in this Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) - Certificates Report. These certificates are required for the importation of food and agricultural products into the Kingdom. This report includes Saudi Arabia’s request for a new certificate for exports of poultry meat and products to Saudi Arabia. Information in this report supplements the FAIRS Annual Country Report.
03 Apr 2019 Saudi Arab Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report A range of regulatory changes threatens U.S. exports of packaged foods to Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia’s voluntary Front of Pack Nutritional Labeling (FoPNL) requirement is expected to become mandatory in 2021, and threatens most packaged food trade with Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia is also implementing biodegradable packaging requirements that are widely regarded as unworkable, threaten most non-commodity trade, and are currently being reviewed. Saudi food additive, contaminant, and residue standards are sometimes based on the most restrictive international standard available, even when it is a default standard. These block trade in some products. In addition, a ban on poultry produced using stunning has halted U.S. poultry meat exports to Saudi Arabia. This report is supplemented by the 2018 FAIRS Export Certificate report for Saudi Arabia.
29 Mar 2019 Canada Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report The report highlights certification requirements for food and agricultural products exported to Canada, and supplements the FAIRS Narrative Report CA18069.
27 Mar 2019 Malaysia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report provides information on the export certification requirements of the Government of Malaysia. This report supplements the Malaysia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) – Country Report 2018.
27 Mar 2019 El Salvador Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report Review of El Salvador’s Food and Agriculture Import Regulations and Standards. Updated Sections: Section I. Food Laws, Section II. Labeling Requirements, VI. Other Regulations and Requirements, VII. Other Specific Standards, Section IX. Import Procedures, Appendix I. Government Regulatory Agency Contacts and Appendix II. Other Import Specialist Contacts.
26 Mar 2019 Malaysia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report provides information on the regulations and procedures for the importation of food and agricultural products from the United States to Malaysia. This report supplements the Malaysia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) – Export Certificate Report 2018
25 Mar 2019 El Salvador Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report Sections Updated: Section II. Purpose of Specific Export Certificate(s) and Section V. Other Certification/Accreditation Requirements.
21 Mar 2019 Netherland Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report is an addendum to the EU FAIRS report – E19004. It lists the Dutch import regulations and standards that are not harmonized within the EU or where the Netherlands varies with the EU standards.
19 Mar 2019 Indonesia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report updates the 2017 Indonesian FAIRS Export Certificate Report, which lists the major export certificates and other requirements expected by the Government of Indonesia (GOI) from U.S. exporters of food and agricultural products. Information has been renewed in Section III on meat and meat products, and fresh fruit and vegetables; Section V on the halal certificate; and Appendix I list of example meat and poultry export certificate. This report supplements information provided in the 2018 Indonesia FAIRS Country Report.
19 Mar 2019 Poland Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report Poland is a European Union (EU) Member State and applies EU food and agricultural import regulations, with few exceptions. U.S. food and agricultural suppliers to Poland should verify with local importers and appropriate U.S. regulatory agencies for the most current local requirements prior to shipping.
18 Mar 2019 Indonesia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards 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). Sections that have been updated this year include general food laws, food additive regulations, labeling requirements, facility and product registration, alongside the appendices.
18 Mar 2019 Bangladesh pr Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report outlines specific requirements for food and agricultural products imported to Bangladesh. All foods sold in Bangladesh must comply with a range of laws designed to protect consumer, plant, and animal health.
14 Mar 2019 Dominic Rep Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report describes the major export certificates required by the Government of the Dominican Republic (DR) for imports of food and agricultural products. No substantive changes were published in 2018. Some of the changes from 2017 are currently being updated and will likely be published during the first quarter of CY 2019. Post will describe these in a future GAIN report.
13 Mar 2019 Dominic Rep Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report summarizes the key technical and import requirements for food and agricultural products imposed by the Government of the Dominican Republic. No substantive changes were published in 2018. However, Post clarified the existing requirements so that U.S. exporters can better understand the relevant policies and processes that they must meet to access the Dominican market.
11 Mar 2019 Chile Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report provides an overview of the Chilean Sanitary Regulation of Food (RSA by its name in Spanish) currently in force. There are no major updates except for a modification of the maximum level of gluten allowed to label a product as “gluten-free” from 3 to 5 milligrams per kilogram (mg/kg) of the final product.
11 Mar 2019 Brazil Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report In 2108 Brazil has not implemented significant changes to regulations that could affect imports of agricultural goods. However, with the election of President Jair Bolsonaro, a more liberal economic agenda is expected to be implemented. The new president plans to reduce the number of Brazilian ministries to 22, a move that will likely impact the way the federal government functions. Exporters interested in entering the Brazilian market should pay attention to regulatory changes that may occur in the near future.
08 Mar 2019 Chile Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report lists and describes certificates and other documents that must accompany food and agricultural imports to Chile as required by Chilean regulations. In 2018, Chile only updated the requirements for the Bovine Semen Health Certificate.
07 Mar 2019 South Africa Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards 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. The report lists major certificates and permits required to export food and agricultural products from the United States to South Africa. It is recommended that this report be read with the FAIRS – Narrative Report (Click here to download the 2018 FAIRS Report ) for a comprehensive understanding of the South African regulations, standards and import requirements.
05 Mar 2019 Indonesia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report In calendar year (CY) 2018, the Government of India (GOI) granted access to U.S. poultry in the Indian market and issued multiple food safety draft and final amendments and regulations for imported and domestic food products. Notably, the GOI issued the draft Food Safety and Standards Labeling and Display Regulations 2018, expanded the rectifiable labeling list, revised guidelines for import and export of bovine germplasm, and issued new draft standards for a wide range of meat products.
05 Mar 2019 Senegal Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report is an annual update of Senegal’s food and feed regulations and governmental regulatory bodies and enforcement mechanisms. It provides information and guidance on import equirements, procedures, and documentation.
03 Mar 2019 France Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report France, as a European Union (EU) Member State, applies EU directives and regulations to its food and agricultural import regulatory regime, with only few exceptions. U.S. food and agricultural suppliers to France should verify with local importers and appropriate U.S. regulatory agencies for the most current local requirements prior to shipping. The following Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards the following (FAIRS) Report should also read in conjunction with the FAIRS Report prepared by the U.S. Mission to the EU’s Office of Agricultural Affairs in Brussels.
28 Feb 2019 Ghana Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report The report provides the requirements for the importation of food and agricultural products into Ghana. These requirements include information on food product registration, labeling, import permits and others to assist U.S. exporters.
27 Feb 2019 Ghana Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report The 2018 FAIRS report provides updated information on the regulations and procedures for the importation of food and agricultural products to Ghana. Ghana’s customs clearance process underwent significant change in September 2017, as the main port facility in Tema went ‘paperless’ under the new “Ghana Single Window Portal” initiative (see Section IX). Presently, the new electronic system appears to be well received by the business community and a welcome step towards a more streamlined import and export process. This report includes several other updates, including the general food laws (section I), changes in Facility and Product Registration (VII), and import procedures (Section IX).
26 Feb 2019 Romania Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report Romania applies European Union (EU) regulations on imports of animal and non-animal products from third countries. Although most Romanian export-certification legislation is generally harmonized with the EU, some exceptions exist and Romanian regulations apply to some categories. This report should be read in conjunction with the EU Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) Export Certificate Report, as it provides comprehensive information about export certification applicable in Romania.
22 Feb 2019 China P rp Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report In March 2018, the Chinese Government underwent a reorganization, which consolidated food safety responsibilities into the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), the General Administration of China Customs (GACC), and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA). China continues to update national food safety standards, some of which were issued in 2009, to align them with the 2014 Food Safety Law and other regulations.
22 Feb 2019 China P rp Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report lists the major export certifications required by the Chinese government for imports of food and agricultural products. After the March 2018 government reorganization, the three main food safety regulators are the State Administration of Market Regulation (SAMR), the General Administration of Customs (GACC), and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA).
22 Feb 2019 Colombia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report is an annual update of the food import standards and enforcement mechanisms in Colombia. The following sections were updated: SECTION II. LABELING REQUIREMENTS; SECTION; SECTION VI. OTHER REGULATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS; SECTION VII. OTHER SPECIFIC STANDARDS; and APPENDIX I. GOVERNMENT REGULATORY AGENCY CONTACTS. For assistance on trade policy and port issues in Colombia, U.S. exporters are encouraged to contact FAS-Bogota at agbogota@fas.usda.gov or Moises.huerta@fas.usda.gov
21 Feb 2019 Bulgaria Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report Bulgaria is a member of the European Union (EU) and applies EU regulations for importing animal and plant-origin food and agricultural products. Bulgarian authorities may be consulted, on a case-by-case basis, to address import requirements for some categories of non-harmonized products.
20 Feb 2019 Serbia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report provides information on Serbian regulations and standards concerning food, agriculture, agricultural products and foreign trade. It includes information on labeling, packaging, food additives and import procedures.
20 Feb 2019 Nicaragua Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report lists Nicaragua import requirements for export certification and import permits for agrochemicals, veterinary products, feedstuffs and food products for human consumption. There were no significant changes on the export certificates in 2018.
19 Feb 2019 Kazakhstan Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report is an overview of the general legal and technical requirements for food and agricultural imports imposed by the Republic of Kazakhstan. The following sections of this report have been considerably updated from the 2018 FAIRS report: Section I: General Food Laws, Section V: Labeling Requirements, Section VI: Other Specific Standards, Section VII: Facility and Product Registration Requirements, Section VIII: Other Certification and Testing Requirements, Section IX: Import Procedures and Section X: Copyright and/or Trademark Laws.
15 Feb 2019 Bulgaria Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report Bulgaria acceded to the European Union (EU) in 2007 and follows all EU food safety, quality, and standards directives and regulations. The following updates the 2017 Bulgaria Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report about applicable Bulgarian regulations for U.S. foodproduct exports, particularly those which differ from EU legislation.
15 Feb 2019 Romania Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report provides an overview of agricultural and food legislation in Romania. As a European Union (EU) Member State (MS), Romania follows EU regulations. Post recommends that this report be read in conjunction with the FAS USEU FAIRS Report.
15 Feb 2019 Senegal Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report - Certification This report provides information on export certificates and other certification/accreditation required for imported food and agriculture products, including live animals.
14 Feb 2019 Senegal Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report - Narrative This report is an annual update of Senegal’s food and feed regulations and governmental regulatory bodies and enforcement mechanisms. It provides information and guidance on import requirements, procedures, and documentation.
13 Feb 2019 Russia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report is an overview of general legal and technical requirements imposed by the Russian Federation for food and agricultural imports. The following sections of this report have been considerably updated from the 2017 FAIRS report: Section I: General Food Laws, Section V: Labeling Requirements, Section VI: Other Specific Standards, Section VII: Facility and Product Registration Requirements, Section VIII: Other Certification and Testing Requirements, and Section IX: Import Procedures.
13 Feb 2019 Brazil Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report identifies Brazil’s import requirements for foreign export certificates. An export certificate matrix and outline are included. There were some additional certificates added in 2018 trade matrix that affect imports of agricultural products in general. This report supplements the FAIRS Narrative Report.
11 Feb 2019 Belgium Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report should be read in in conjunction with the EU-28 Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report written by the U.S. Mission to the EU (GAIN Report E19003) which can be downloaded from the FAS USEU website at https://www.usda-eu.org/trade-with-the-eu/eu-importrules/fairs-reports/. This report focuses on the import regulations and standards that are not harmonized at the EU-level or where Belgium varies from this level.
11 Feb 2019 EU-28 Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This guide provides an overview of export health certificates needed for exporting plants, animals, foods and other animal origin products to the European Union. U.S. regulatory agencies have been informed of the wide range of certificates changes that have occurred in the past months and have updated their export manuals to reflect those changes. Sections updated: All sections.
06 Feb 2019 Thailand Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report lists certificates required by Thai government agencies for U.S. products exported to Thailand, including 57 processed and unprocessed food items, other prepackaged processed food, fruit and vegetables, live animals, beef, canned or preserved meat and poultry products, other processed meat products, processed or frozen seafood, hides and skins, distillers dried grains, and live animals.
31 Jan 2019 Singapore Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report discusses food and agricultural export product certificates currently required by the Singapore Government. The Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) is the national authority responsible for ensuring food safety and food regulations in the country. In April 2019, the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) will take over AVA’s food related work, including regulatory responsibilities.
30 Jan 2019 Singapore Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report provides information on the regulations and procedures for the importation of food and agricultural products from the United States to Singapore. Although the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) is currently the national body responsible for implementing food regulations in the country, a new government agency called the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) is scheduled to take over food-related regulatory responsibilities in April 2019. Updates in this report include modifications to the Singapore Food Regulations (guidelines governing imported food) and details on the Sale of Food Act of 2017, which came into operation on February 1, 2018.
31 Dec 2018 Korea rp Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report provides updates on certificates for fresh and frozen poultry products, clarification on certificates for ice cream products containing eggs, and document requirements for agriculture and food products to be exempt from mandatory biotech labeling requirements.
28 Dec 2018 Hong Kong Great Sales of U.S. Foods and Beverages at HK Wine and Dine Festival Six participants with nine booths at the U.S.A. Pavilion reported on-site sales and orders of over US$85,000 and US$30,000, respectively, at Hong Kong’s Wine and Dine Festival 2018
28 Dec 2018 Panama Republic Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report The U.S-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA) entered into force on October 31, 2012.
28 Dec 2018 Panama Republic Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report Consumers continue to perceive U.S. food products as high quality, wholesome and reliable, which has resulted in a continuous growth in demand.
27 Dec 2018 Myanmar Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report Myanmar is in the process of updating many of its laws and regulations. Recent new laws affecting food and agricultural imports include a Seed Law, a Plant Variety Protection Law, a Pesticide Law, an Investment Law, and a Trademark Law. A new Consumer Protection Law and Food Law are expected soon.
27 Dec 2018 Canada Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report Canada’s ban on partially hydrogenated oils in foods came into force in September 2018. Safe Food for Canadians Regulations entered into force on January 15, 2019. Final front-of-package labeling regulations were expected to published by the end of 2018. Canada will continue to develop regulations restricting the marketing of unhealthy foods and beverages to children in 2019.
26 Dec 2018 Tunisia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report The report provides information on export certificates that the Government of Tunisia requires. In 2018, the United States and Tunisia reached agreement on a health certificate to accompany exports of U.S. day-old chicks and hatching eggs.
21 Dec 2018 Japan Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report is an overview and update of Japan’s general legal and technical requirements for food and agricultural imports. U.S. food and agricultural suppliers to Japan are recommended to consult with local importers and appropriate U.S. regulatory agencies for the most current local requirements prior to shipping. For more information on Japan’s certificate requirements, see FAS/Japan’s Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards 2018 FAIRS Export Certificate Report at http://gain.fas.usda.gov/Pages/Default.aspx.
21 Dec 2018 BosniA-Hrzgovin Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) requires various certificates for imported food products which must be signed by the designated authorities. However, there are no specific formats that exporters are required to use, except for phytosanitary certificates that must be in accordance with the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC).
21 Dec 2018 Kazakhstan Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report highlights export certification requirements for Kazakhstan. Please note that certification requirements have and will continue to undergo changes as Kazakhstan reforms its regulations to meet Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and WTO commitments. Exporters are advised to verify export certification requirements with their importer before shipment.
20 Dec 2018 Ecuador Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report outlines Ecuador’s requirements for food and agricultural product imports. The following sections of the FAIRS Country Report are updated in 2018: Section VII: Facility and Product Registration Requirements and Section VIII: Other Certification and Testing Requirements. This report also reflects restructuring of Ministries in Ecuador which has changed competent authorities in some cases. Hyperlinks to ministries, agencies, and legal documents are provided throughout this updated report.
20 Dec 2018 Japan Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report lists major export certificates required by the Japanese government to export food and agricultural products to Japan.
20 Dec 2018 Egypt A rp Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report The new food safety agency in Egypt is now a reality after the Egyptian parliament approved law number 1/2017 establishing the National Food Safety Authority (NFSA) on January 2nd, 2017.
20 Dec 2018 Lithuania Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report Since its European Union (EU) accession in 2004, Lithuania has consistently harmonized its domestic laws with EU food and agricultural regulations and standards. Post advises stakeholders to consult with Lithuanian importers and/or buyers to ensure current requirements are met. Post also recommends that the following report be read in conjunction with the EU Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) report, prepared by the U.S. Mission to the EU’s Office of Agricultural Affairs (OAA).
19 Dec 2018 Egypt A rp Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report lists and describes certificates that should accompany food and agricultural exports to Egypt. It also includes the purpose of each certificate and the responsible governmental agency. In general, an original invoice, bill of lading, packing list, weighing list, health certificate, batch number certificate, certificate of origin, and insurance certificate are required to accompany any shipment. An export certificate matrix is included in this report.
19 Dec 2018 Serbia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards 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 (USDA/APHIS, USDA/FSIS, USDA/AMS, and FDA).
19 Dec 2018 U K Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report The United Kingdom, as a Member State of the European Union, has implemented EU regulations for the import of products of animal and plant origin. The U.S. export certification requirements for most products destined for the EU have been harmonized. The few products not yet harmonized are subject to UK national regulations.
19 Dec 2018 Ethiopia Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report discusses regulatory requirements and standards that must be fulfilled to export food and agricultural products to Ethiopia. Pertinent information on applicable laws, directives, guidelines, procedures, and key regulatory contact details is included. It is recommended that this report be read with the FAIRS Export Certificate Report for a comprehensive understanding of the import regulatory requirements and standards.
19 Dec 2018 Myanmar Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report The report lists the major export certificates required for food, feed, and agricultural product imports to Myanmar.
18 Dec 2018 Israel Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report On December 25, 2017, the Israeli parliament’s Labor, Welfare and Health Committee approved new regulations requiring front of pack labeling for most prepackaged food products. The new regulations will replace the current labeling regulations, and are set to enter into force on January 1, 2020.
18 Dec 2018 Italy Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report This report is intended to supplement the FAS U.S. Mission to the EU’s Food & A