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This report highlights all major certificates and permits required by the Government of Nigeria (GON) for exporting food and agricultural products from the United States to Nigeria. It also complements The FAIRS – Annual Country Report for Nigeria (2021).
As global food and agricultural trade continues to integrate, Nigeria has formulated structures, strategies, laws, and food control systems including regulatory authorities to enhance public health, food safety and international trade.
This report lists certificates required by Thai government agencies for U.S. products exported to Thailand, including fruit and vegetables, live animals, beef, canned or preserved meat and poultry products, other processed meat products, processed or frozen seafood, hides and skins, distillers dried grains, live animals, and any food that undergoes a production process (i.e., make, mix, prepare and re-packing).
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Thailand: Rice Price - Weekly

Rice export prices increased 5-6 percent mainly due to the strengthening of the Thai baht and new inquires.
On January 6, 2022, China notified the Measures for Administration of Quarantine Access of Entry Animals and Plants (Draft) to the WTO SPS Committee as G/SPS/N/CHN/1244. The comment deadline is March 7, 2022.
This report provides guidance on the certificate requirements for agricultural and food products exported to Serbia and includes the certificates that are recognized by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management (MAFWM) in Serbia and the relevant U.S. authorities (U.S. Department of Agriculture/Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture/Food Safety and Inspection Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture/ Agricultural Marketing Service, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration).
This report provides information on Serbian regulations and standards concerning food, agriculture, agricultural products, and foreign trade. It includes information on labeling, packaging, food additives, and import procedures. In 2021, Serbia adopted the new Law on Regulation of the Agriculture Products Market and more than seventy by-laws that included different rules and ordinances.
Germany is a Member State of the European Union (EU) and applies the certification requirements described in the EU Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) Certification Report. Products not yet harmonized are subject to German national rules.
Germany is a member of the European Union (EU) and generally follows EU directives and regulations, including those relating to the importation of food products.
On January 11, 2022, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) announced it will conduct an Expiry Review on the antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) measures imposed on U.S.-origin distiller’s dried grains with or without solubles (DDGS).
On December 19, 2021, the Bangladesh Ministry of Commerce increased the maximum wastage rate for producing ready-made garment items from raw materials (yarn, fabric, finished products). The Ministry of Commerce set the new maximum wastage rate at 27 percent for basic knitwear, 30 percent for special items, and 4 percent for sweaters and socks.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Brazil: USDA Endorses ANUFOOD Brazil 2022

ANUFOOD Brazil will have its third edition in Sao Paulo on April 12-14, 2022. Due to the success of the ANUFOOD trade show in 2020, the Foreign Agricultural Service's Agricultural Trade Office (ATO) in Sao Paulo will host a USA Pavilion. The USA Pavilion will serve as a place to strengthen trade relations between American exporters and local importers and distributors.