Comment Period Extended for Import of Pome Fruits

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Posted on: 23 Mar 2012

On January 3, 2012, the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India (GOI) issued a draft notification proposing phytosanitary requirements for the import of pome fruits from various countries.

THIS REPORT CONTAINS ASSESSMENTS OF COMMODITY AND TRADE ISSUES MADE BY USDA STAFF AND NOT NECESSARILY STATEMENTS OF OFFICIAL U.S. GOVERNMENT POLICY Voluntary Public - Date: 3/5/2012 GAIN Report Number: IN2035 India Post: New Delhi Comment Period Extended for Import of Pome Fruits Draft Notification Report Categories: Sanitary/Phytosanitary/Food Safety Fresh Deciduous Fruit Approved By: Allan Mustard Prepared By: Shubhi Mishra Report Highlights: On January 3, 2012, the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India (GOI) issued a draft notification proposing additional phytosanitary requirements for the import of pome fruits from various countries including the United States. The Government of India further extended the comment period by three months. General Information: Introduction: On January 3, 2012, the Plant Quarantine Organization of India, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India (GOI) published a draft notification proposing additional phytosanitary requirements for the import of pome fruits from various countries including the United States. During discussions with US Department of Agriculture, GOI officials confirmed the extension of comment period by three months; the edited notification is yet to be published on the GOI?s website. Disclaimer: This summary is based on a cursory review of the subject announcement and therefore should not be viewed, under any circumstances, as a definitive reading of the regulation in question, or of its implications for U.S. agricultural export trade interests. Products Affected: Pome Fruits (Apple, Pear, Pyrus spp. and Quince (Cydonia spp)) Agency in Charge: Plant Quarantine Organization of India, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India. Also see: Report Number Subject IN2013 Draft Notification on the Import of Pome Fruits from the U.S.
Posted: 23 March 2012

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