Summary of Inspection and Quarantine Policies


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Animal and Plant Products Access

Announcement No.106 of 2020 of the General Administration of Customs

Announcement on quarantine and hygiene requirements for imported French poultry and eggs. From September 14th, 2020, French poultry and eggs will be allowed to be imported. Imported breeding eggs refer to birds and fertilized eggs used for incubating and reproducing young birds, including chickens, ducks and geese. This announcement has made provisions in nine aspects. such as quarantine examination and approval requirements, requirements for animal health: status in France, requirements for animal health in farms, hatcheries and source populations. Requirements for disease detection and immunization, requirements for quarantine inspection before export, requirements for disinfection, packaging and transportation, requirements for quarantine certificates and requirements for disease detection.

Announcement No.105 of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural

Affairs of the General

Announcement on preventing Malaysian horse plague from being introduced into China. Since September 11th, 2020, it is forbidden to import equine animals and their related products directly or indirectly from Malaysia, and once found, they will be returned or destroyed.

Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of the General Administration of Customs in 2020

Animal and Plant Quarantine Permit for importing pork. wild boars and their products from Germany, and cancel the Entry Animal and Plant Quarantine Permit that has been issued within the validity period. Pork. wild boars and their products shipped from Germany since the announcement date will be returned or destroyed.

Announcement No. 101 of 2020 of the General Administration of Customs

Announcement on plant quarantine requirements for imported fresh blueberry from Zambia.  From September 7, 2020, fresh blueberries produced in Chisamba area of Zambia will be allowed to be imported. Commercial-grade Fresh blueberry, scientific name VacciniumL., English name Fresh Blueberry.  It is required that blueberry orchards, packaging plants. cold storages and treatment facilities exported to China shall be examined and filed at the  Plant Quarantine Bureau representing  the Ministry of Agriculture  of the  Republic of Zambia , and shall be jointly approved and  registered  by the General Administration  of Customs of the People’s  Republic of China  and the Ministry of Agriculture  of the  Republic of Zambia.  The packaging, quarantine treatment and quarantine certificate of products exported to China must meet the Quarantine Requirements for Imported Fresh Blueberries from Zambia.

Warning Circular of Animal and Plant Quarantine Department of General Administration of Customs on Strictly Preventing the Introduction of Malaysian   African Marmite

Since September 3rd, 2020, it is forbidden to import equine animals and related products directly or indirectly from Malaysia. Once found, equine animals and their related products will be returned or destroyed.  Until September, 2020, Malaysian equine animals and related products have not received quarantine access in China.

Warning Circular of Animal and Plant

Quarantine Department of General

Administration of Customs on

Strengthening Quarantine of Imported

since August 31, 2020, all customs offices have suspended the acceptance of barley declaration delivered by CBH GRAIN PTY LTD in Australia after September 1, 2020. Strengthen the verification of imported Australian wheat.  phytosanitary certificate, review the product name and botanical name on the phytosanitary certificate. carry out laboratory identification when necessary, and confirm that the products that have not obtained quarantine access to China will be returned or destroyed.

Announcement No.97 of 2020 of the

General Administration of Customs

Announcement on quarantine requirements of imported Dominican fresh avocado plants. Since August 26, 2020, fresh avocados (Hass varieties) produced in Dominican avocado producing areas are allowed to be imported under the scientific name Persea americana Mills. Orchards and packaging factories must be registered with the General Administration of Customs of China. The product packaging and phytosanitary certificate shall comply with the relevant provisions of Quarantine. Requirements for Imported Dominican Fresh Avocado Plants.

Announcement No.96 of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of the

General Administration of Customs in 2020

 

Announcement on preventing foot-and-mouth disease in Mozambique from being introduced into China. From August 20, 2020, it is forbidden to import cloven-hoofed  animals  and their related products directly or indirectly from Mozambique products from cloven-hoofed  animals that are unprocessed  or processed  but may still spread  epidemic diseases). Once found, it will be returned or destroyed.

Food Safety

Announcement No.103 of 2020 of the General Administration of Customs in 2020

Announcement on implementing emergency preventive measures for overseas product ion enterprises of imported cold chain food with  positive  nucleic acid in SARS-CoV-2.  Since September  11, 2020 , if the Customs has detected  SARS-CoV-2  nucleic acid positive for the cold chain food or its packaging exported to China by the same overseas  production  enterprise for the first time and the second time, the Customs will suspend the import declaration  of the enterprise’s  products for one week.  Automatically recover after the expiration; If the same overseas production enterprise has been detected to be positive for SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acid for 3 times or more, the customs shall suspend the import declaration of the enterprise’s products for 4 weeks, and automatically resume after the expiration of the period.

License Approval

Announcement of the General Administration I   of Market Supervision

No.39 of 2020

 

1. Announcement on Implementing the Implementation Opinions of the General Office of the State Council on Supporting Export Products to Domestic Sales will be implemented from September 4, 2020.

(1)    Accelerate the market access for domestic sales. Before the end of 2020, enterprises are allowed to sell in a self-declared way that meets mandatory national standards. Domestic products shall conform to mandatory national standards.  Relevant enterprises can make a statement  that the products meet the mandatory  national standards through  the enterprise standard  information public service platform, or in the form of product specifications,  factory  certificates,  product packaging , etc ., and the provisions of laws and regulations  shall prevail; Open a fast-track  for domestic  production  and sales approval,  optimize the approval  service for export-to-domestic  products managed by the industrial product  production  license and special equipment  production  unit license access  system, streamline the process and  reduce the time  limit; To streamline  and optimize  the compulsory  product certification procedures for products transferred  to domestic  market , the designated  institutions  of compulsory  product  certification (CCC certification)  should  take  measures  such as opening  up green fast track, actively  accepting and acknowledging  the existing conformity  assessment results. expanding online services. shortening the processing time of certification certificates. reasonably reducing and exempting CCC certification fees for products transferred from export to domestic market, comprehensively providing certification services and technical support, and providing policy and technical training for enterprises transferred from export to domestic market.

(2)    Support enterprises to develop products of “same line. same standard and same quality”, and expand the scope of application of “three similarities” to general consumer goods and industrial products. That is, products that can be exported and sold domestically are produced on the same production line according to the same standards and quality requirements, helping enterprises to reduce costs and realize the transformation of domestic and foreign sales.  In the fields of food, agricultural products. general consumer goods and industrial products, support marketable export products to explore the domestic market, and comprehensively promote the development of “three similarities”.

No.14 [2020] of the Agricultural Measures Letter

The reply from the General Office of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs on the applicable law of pesticide components detected in fertilizer products clearly stated that pesticide components contained in fertilizer products should be managed as pesticides.  Pesticides produced without pesticide registration certificate shall be treated as fake pesticides.