Draft PQ Amendment for U.S. Walnuts

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Posted on: 28 Nov 2012

The draft notification proposes phytosanitary import requirements for U.S. origin walnuts (Juglans spp.) into India.

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: 11/8/2012 GAIN Report Number: IN2147 India Post: New Delhi India Publishes Draft PQ Amendment for U.S. Walnuts Report Categories: Tree Nuts FAIRS Subject Report Sanitary/Phytosanitary/Food Safety Exporter Guide Approved By: David Leishman Prepared By: Shubhi Mishra Report Highlights: The Government of India Ministry of Agriculture has released a draft notification amending Schedule VI of the Plant Quarantine Order 2003 (the regulation for importing plant material into India). The draft notification proposes phytosanitary import requirements for U.S. origin walnuts (Juglans spp.) into India, and comments are invited till December 16, 2012. General Information: The Government of India Ministry of Agriculture has released an amendment to the Plant Quarantine Order, 2003 (the regulation for the import of plant material into India). The draft notification seeks to amend Schedule VI of Plant Quarantine Order 2003, to include Juglans spp. (Walnut) as ‘dry fruits for consumption’ from United States of America, with phytosanitary import requirements with additional declaration and special conditions. The draft notification will facilitate imports of Juglans spp. (Walnuts) into India. Details of Notification: Type of Regulation: Draft Public Notice Date: October 17, 2012 Final Date of Comments: December 16, 2012 Proposed Date of Adoption: Not Stated WTO Notification Date: October 17, 2012 The draft notification and further information can be accessed from the Ministry of Agriculture website at: http://agricoop.nic.in/gazette/WTO9102012.pdf Products Affected: Juglans spp. (Walnuts) Agency in Charge: Plant Quarantine Organization of India, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India. DISCLAIMER: The information contained in this report was retrieved from the following Government of India website http://www.agricoop.nic.in/ . The U.S. Government makes no claim of accuracy or authenticity.
Posted: 28 November 2012

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