China: FAIRS Country Report

In March 2018, the Chinese Government underwent a reorganization, which consolidated food safety responsibilities into the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), the General Administration of China Customs (GACC) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA). China continues to update national food safety standards, some of which were issued in 2009, to align them with the 2014 Food Safety Law and other regulations. This report presents key imported food and agricultural product regulations and standards, and includes changes to existing standards. Given the dynamic nature of China’s food regulations, U.S. exporters should verify the full set of import requirements with foreign customers prior to shipping.

China: FAIRS Country Report