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On January 14, 2021, Hong Kong requested the World Trade Organization (WTO) Dispute Settlement Mechanism (DBS) to set up a panel to consider its dispute with the United States on the United States’...
On October 30, 2020, Hong Kong officially filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization’s dispute unit against the United States on the subject of the United States’ new labelling arrangement...
The significant rise of dog- and cat-owning households in East Asia presents an opportunity to increase the U.S. exports of pet food.
Taiwan is the fifth largest export market for U.S. organic products, reaching over $90 million in sales in 2019.
This report provides a brief overview on how to apply for an import tolerance (IT) in Taiwan.
Effective May 1, 2020, all U.S. dairy products for food purposes under HS Codes 0401, 0402, 0403, 0404, 0405 and 0406 must be accompanied with the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) joint....
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Taiwan: Pesticide Import Tolerance Application Process

This report provides a brief overview on how to apply for an import tolerance (IT) in Taiwan.
All U.S. broccoli, lettuce and onions entering Taiwan will be subject to enhanced inspections throughout 2019.
This report provides general background information on Macau’s Food Import Regulations.
In mid-2018, the Hong Kong government is planning to introduce a new ordinance on toothfish (more commonly known as Chilean seabass)....
The Hong Kong Government completed its public consultation on the proposed amendments to the regulation of metallic contaminants in food products.
Hong Kong intends to strengthen its metallic contamination control in food by amending its obsolete Food Adulteration (Metallic Contamination) Regulations which was last updated in 1983.