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An Online Public Consultation on the new Draft Fisheries Administrative Order on the Rules and Regulations Governing Food Safety and Traceability of Imported Fish is set for Wednesday, January 12 at 9:00 AM (Manila Time).
On December 15, 2021, the State Council Tariff Commission (SCTC) announced its 2022 annual tariff adjustment plan that sets tentative import and export tariff rates for select tariff lines.
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China: Fish Meal Standard Issued - Effective May 2022

On October 11, 2021, China’s State Standardization Committee published an amended National Standard for Feed Material – Fish Meal (GB/T 19164-2021).
Effective November 12, 2021, ready-to-eat oysters harvested from Samish Bay in Washington State are once again eligible for export to Hong Kong following a ban imposed on July 2021.
Hong Kong authorities reported a detection of COVID-19 virus on imported frozen cuttlefish from Malaysia. Detections were identified on the slice surface and its inner packaging during precautionary testing at the point of entry.
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Morocco: New Market Access for US Live Aquatic Animals

On October 12, 2021, the United States Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service and Morocco completed a sanitary certificate for exports of live U.S. aquatic animals.
Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare (MHLW) released precautional notes explaining its food safety regulatory vision for fish products developed using genome editing technology.
China's customs administration published interpretative guidance regarding labeling requirements for imported food, including fresh and frozen meat, aquatic products, health food, and food for special dietary purposes.
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South Korea: Retail Foods

The outlook for U.S. products in the Korean retail industry is excellent for a wide range of products.
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Poland: Fish and Seafood Market Brief

The Polish fish processing industry is the fourth-largest in Europe, with 240 plants shipping products throughout the EU.
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South Korea: Seafood Market Update 2021

While Korean seafood imports declined in 2020, the United States remains the country's fifth-largest seafood supplier with a 4.1 percent market share.
The U.S. Census Bureau’s bulk, intermediate, and consumer-oriented (BICO) export data tracks U.S. food and agricultural trade shipped directly to Bulgaria. However, it does not measure the substantial levels of the U.S. agricultural trade to Bulgaria...