On February 6, 2020, the State Council Tariff Commission announced that China would cut in half the additional tariffs for certain commodities from the United States on February 14, 2020.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Japan: USJTA Treatment for Fruit Juice and Jams

This is one in a series of reports providing concise overviews of how the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement (USJTA), which entered into force on January 1, 2020, affects certain product groups.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

New Zealand: FAIRS Export Certificate Report

This report lists the major export certificates and other documentation required by the Government of New Zealand for U.S. exporters of food and agricultural products.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Japan: Safeguards in US-Japan Trade Agreement

The U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement (USJTA) entered into force on January 1, 2020.
On August 23, 2019, the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Finance (MOF), State Council Tariff Commission (SCTC) announced new tariffs on certain U.S. products, valued at $75 billion USD.
On May 13, 2019, the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Finance (MOF), State Council Tariff Commission (SCTC) announced that supplementary import tariffs levied on certain U.S. products....
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Malaysia: FAIRS Export Certificate Report

This report provides information on the export certification requirements of the Government of Malaysia.
On January 5, 2018, the Ministry of Agriculture issued decree No. 35/2018, renewing U.S. Fresh Foods of Plant Origin (FFPO) recognition for an additional three years.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Indonesia: Horticulture Import Licensing Requirements

On 23 November, the Ministry of Agriculture issued revised regulations on import licensing requirements for horticultural products.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Indonesia: Indonesia Revises FFPO Import Procedures

Indonesia’s Ministry of Agriculture published regulation 55/2016 on Food Safety Controls for the Importation of Fresh Foods of Plant Origin (FFPO) on November 18, 2016.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Malaysia: FAIRS Export Certificate Report

There are no significant changes to report from the previous submission.
On August 16, the Minister of Agriculture signed a decree allowing an additional 33 product lines to be eligible for recognition under the protocol for fresh foods of plant origin (FFPO).