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Taiwan: Taiwan Thirsts for High-end Whiskey

In 2021, Taiwan's whiskey imports reached $553 million, up 19 percent compared to 2020. The United States ranks as the third-largest supplier with a two-percent market share,
Effective April 18, 2022, Taiwan temporarily modified its restrictions on imports of poultry and poultry products from the United States and Canada impacted by Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI). The modification allows imports of poultry and poultry products from banned U.S. states if the date of slaughter is 14 days or more before the applicable HPAI ban began.
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Taiwan: Taiwan Publishes Updated MRL Lists

On April 19, 2022, Taiwan notified the WTO of updates to its pesticide residue limits for foods and animal products. Attached to this report are tables containing the new or revised standards for 58 new chemical/crop combinations and 31 new chemical/animal combinations.
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2021 Agricultural Export Yearbook

The 2021 U.S. Agricultural Export Yearbook provides a statistical summary of U.S. agricultural commodity exports to the world.
Since the beginning of 2022, Taiwan’s table egg prices continue to set new price records. The egg wholesale market closed at an all-time high price of 80NTD ($2.81USD) per kilogram on March 15. The primary contributors to the recent spike in table egg prices are lower placement of laying hens resulted from high feed prices, culling of birds contaminated by avian influenza, and lower seasonal production cycle.
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Taiwan: MRL Policy Update

This report is a voluntary update to GAIN Report TW2020-0014, published February 25, 2020. The report provides a brief introduction to Taiwan’s pesticide residue policy to include maximum residue limit (MRL) import tolerance applications, up-to-date MRL database, frequently used residue testing methods and recent MRL announcement history.
As the world’s third largest vegetarian market with an increasing flexitarian population, Taiwan bodes well for the ingredients that address low fat, high fiber, and plant-based protein.
In 2020, Taiwan was the eighth largest export market for U.S. food and agricultural products, valued at just over $3.3 billion. Imported food and agricultural products must comply with a range of laws designed to protect human health and prevent the introduction of animal and plant pests or diseases.
This report lists major export certificates required by the Taiwan government to export food and agricultural products to Taiwan. For more information on import requirements, see the Taiwan Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards Report.
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Taiwan: Exporter Guide

As the United States' eighth-largest export market for food and agricultural products, Taiwan imported $3.32 billion of food and agricultural products from the United States in 2020. Taiwan relies on imports of various food products that are not locally produced or not produced in sufficient volumes, which makes it a land full of opportunities for U.S. food and agricultural suppliers.
Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) announced its 2022 enhanced border inspection list for agricultural products.
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Taiwan: Final 2021 Tenders for U.S. Rice

On December 1, 2021, Taiwan completed the last tender for approximately 12,000 MT of U.S. long grain brown rice, thus concluding tenders for 2021 country specific quota (CSQ) for U.S. rice.