New Import and export Policies for Philippines, Australia, Gambia and Comoros
Notice on Plant Quarantine Requirements for Import of Fresh Durian from the Philippines
In accordance with relevant Chinese laws and regulations and the regulations of the General Administration of Customs, PRC and the Department of Agriculture of the Philippines on plant quarantine requirements for Philippine fresh durian exported to China, import of fresh durian from the Philippines that meet the following requirements will be allowed from January 7.
Notice on Quarantine and Hygiene Requirements for the Import of edible Aquatic Animals into the Comoros
In accordance with relevant laws and regulations of China and the provisions of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Environment, Tourism and Handwork of the General Administration of Customs, PRC and the Union of the Comoros on quarantine and hygiene requirements for edible aquatic animals exported to China, the import of edible aquatic animals from the Comoros that meet the following requirements has been allowed since January 6.
Proclamation on the prevention of cholera epidemic from spreading into China
According to the World Health Organization (WHO) on December 16, 2022, global cholera cases and deaths surged in 2022 after years of decline, with more than 29 countries experiencing outbreaks or reporting cholera cases. Nigeria, Cameroon, Malawi, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia, Haiti, Syria, Lebanon, the Philippines, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and other countries continue to have cholera epidemics. In order to prevent the cholera epidemic from spreading into China and protect the health and safety of entry-exit personnel, the proclamation is hereby issued as follows in accordance with the Frontier Health and Quarantine Law of the People's Republic of China and the detailed rules for its implementation.
Notice on Preventing the introduction of Nigerian African Horse Plague into our country
On 23 December 2022, Nigeria urgently reported to the World Organization for Animal Health an outbreak of African horse sickness among domestic horses in Lagos State on 13 December, involving 44 horses, of which 10 became ill and 6 died. In order to protect the safety of animal husbandry and prevent the spread of the epidemic, in accordance with the provisions of the Customs Law of the People's Republic of China, the Law of the People's Republic of China on the Entry and Exit Animal and Plant Quarantine and its implementation regulations, the following announcements are made.
Notice on Trigger Level Quantities of two types of agricultural products imported from Australia in 2023
In accordance with the Free Trade Agreement between the Government of the People's Republic of China and the Government of Australia and the General Administration of Customs Announcement No. 207, 2019, China has implemented special safeguard measures for two categories of eight agricultural products (hereinafter referred to as the two categories of agricultural products) imported from Australia. The quantity of imports of the two types of agricultural products subject to the agreement tariff rate in 2022 and the quantity of imports subject to the trigger level in 2023 are now published (see the annex for details).
Announcement on Adjusting the Access address of the Online Query Platform for Customs Statistical Data
The original IP address of the Customs Statistics online query platform (http://18.104.22.168/) has been stopped. The public can access the platform through the link on the General Administration of Customs' portal (www.customs.gov.cn) or the domain stats.customs.gov.cn.
Notice on Quarantine and Hygiene Requirements for Importing Gambian aquatic animal proteins and oils such as fish meal and fish Oil for Feeding Purposes
According to relevant laws and regulations of China and the regulations of the General Administration of Customs, PRC and the Ministry of Fisheries, Water Resources and Parliament of the Republic of the Gambia on quarantine and hygiene requirements of aquatic animal proteins and oils such as feeding fish meal and fish oil imported from the Gambia to China, the import of aquatic animal proteins and oils such as feeding fish meal and fish oil that meet the relevant requirements has been allowed since January 18.