New Indian Vet Certificates for Import of Germplasm

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Posted on: 12 Mar 2012

The Government of India (GOI), published veterinary certificates for the import of equine, canine, ovine/caprine, and porcine semen.

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: 2/29/2012 GAIN Report Number: IN2027 India Post: New Delhi New Indian Vet Certificates for Import of Germplasm Products Report Categories: Sanitary/Phytosanitary/Food Safety Livestock and Products Dairy and Products Approved By: Thom Wright Prepared By: Ritambhara Singh Report Highlights: On February 23, 2012, the Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries (DADF) of the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India (GOI), published veterinary certificates for the import of equine, canine, ovine/caprine, and porcine semen into India on its website. These veterinary certificates have not been notified to the WTO. General Information: Introduction: This report summarizes the information on veterinary certificates for the import of equine semen, canine semen, ovine/caprine semen and porcine semen into India. The import protocols are effective as of February 23, 2012. Disclaimer: This summary is based on a cursory review of the subject announcement and therefore should not under any circumstances, be viewed as a definitive reading of the regulation in question, or of its implications for U.S. agricultural export trade interests. Type of Regulation: Final Details on the published certificates Publication Date: February 23, 2012 Date of Implementation: February 23, 2012 WTO Notification Date: The veterinary certificates have not been notified to the WTO (as of February 29, 2012). Products Affected: Equine semen, canine semen, ovine/caprine semen, and porcine semen Agency in Charge: Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India Major Changes: For more details please refer to the veterinary certificates. The four veterinary certificates are accessible online at http://www.dahd.nic.in/ or can be directly accessed at the following links: 1. Veterinary Certificate For Import Of Canine Semen Into India 2. Veterinary Certificate For Import Of Equine Semen Into India 3. Veterinary Certificate For Import Of Ovine /Caprine Semen Into India 4. Animal Health Certificate For Import Of Porcine Semen Into India
Posted: 12 March 2012

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