China: Shenzhen Institutes New COVID-19 Measures for Imports of Meat and Seafood

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On August 18, 2020, the city of Shenzhen in South China imposed new COVID-19 handling and testing requirements for imports of frozen meat and seafood. There is concern that these new measures, which are inconsistent with international guidelines, could contribute to delays at Shenzhen ports and dampen consumer demand for imported meat and seafood. An unofficial translation of the new measure is provided herein.

China: Shenzhen Institutes New COVID-19 Measures for Imports of Meat and Seafood

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