Draft Notification on the Import of Pome Fruits

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Posted on: 25 Jan 2012

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 countr

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: 1/13/2012 GAIN Report Number: IN2006 India Post: New Delhi Draft Notification on the Import of Pome Fruits from the U.S. Report Categories: Sanitary/Phytosanitary/Food Safety Fresh Fruit Fresh Deciduous Fruit Approved By: David Leishman 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. 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. 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. Details of Notification: Type of Regulation: Draft Public Notice Date: January 3, 2012 Final Date of Comments: March 10, 2012 Proposed Date of Adoption: This notification is to be adopted on March 31, 2012 WTO Notification Date: Draft Notification given under ‘WTO Draft Notifications category’ but, date is not defined. Notification Text as published: The full text of this announcement can be accessed on the Ministry of Agriculture’s Website by following this link ‘Draft Plant Quarantine (Regulation of Import into India) (Second Amendment) Order, 2012’ Products Affected: Pome Fruits (Apple, Pear, Pyrus spp. and Qunice (Cydonia spp)) Agency in Charge: Plant Quarantine Organization of India, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India.
Posted: 25 January 2012

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