Food Regulation, Food Labeling, Import Regulation

Argentina - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

The Argentine Food Code (Código Alimentario Argentino – CAA) is the technical rule created by Law §18284 passed in 1969 and put into force by Decree §2126 in 1971 that regulates locally produced and imported food products. The CAA’s main goal is to protect public...
Maria Julia Balbi
Mariana Prosperi
Andrea Yankelevich
Ken Joseph

Saudi Arabia - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

Saudi Arabia is the largest and a growing market for high value foodstuffs in the Gulf region. All food products are imported by the private sector. The vast majority of food products are subject to a 5 percent import duty while coffee, tea and fresh red meat enter the country duty free. Selected...
Hussein Mousa

Mexican Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

The Mexican Bureau of Standards (DGN, Dirección General de Normas) is responsible for overall management and coordination of standards in Mexico. The legal framework for Mexico’s regulatory process is the Federal Law of Metrology and Normalization. This law gives authority to the...
ATO and OAA staff

Netherlands Antilles - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

With its duty-free status and limited import regulation, Sint Maarten has traditionally been a wide open market for U.S. food and agricultural products. However, with its newly acquired status as an autonomous country, Sint Maarten is beginning to develop its own food safety, and plant and animal...
Omar Gonzalez

Cuba - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

This report was prepared by the Caribbean Basin Agricultural Trade Office of the USDA/Foreign Agricultural Service in Miami, Florida for U.S. exporters of domestic food and agricultural products. While every possible care was taken in the preparation of this report, information provided may not be...
Omar Gonzalez
Mark Ford

Jordan - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

Jordan has been a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) since 2000. The accession to membership coincided with structural reforms, economic and legislative, designed to match international standards and requirements. As a result, the current food control regime in Jordan falls under two...
Mohamed Khraishy

Estudio de Mercado Productos Gourmet en China

    A parte de los canales tradicionales de venta de comida (supermercados, malls, mercados locales y tiendas de comidas), existen nuevas formas de consumo que se vuelven más y más populares en el país. Por ejemplo se tienen las compras a través de televisi...
Oficina Comercial de ProChile en Shanghai

Estudio de Mercado Aceite de Oliva - China

China se ha unido a la Organización Mundial de Comercio y se mantiene con un desarrollo de alta velocidad en su economía, por esto a llegado a ser el foco de atención de todo el mundo. Más de 1.3 billones de personas y un consumo enorme atraen a más y más...
ProChile Shanghai

Taiwan - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

The Department of Health (DOH) is the statutory body responsible for the management of food safety in Taiwan. All food products, whether produced domestically or imported, must comply with the “Act Governing Food Sanitation.” The term “foods” as used in this Act refers to...
Chris Frederick
Rosemary Kao
Amy Hsueh

South Africa - Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards

The South African food safety and food control systems are developed and enforced by three government departments: Department of Health (DOH), Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) and Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). Regulatory Authorities: Department of Health: http...
Linda Siphugu