Effective June 1, 2022, Malaysia intends to ban export of poultry products to ensure sufficient domestic supply. This is the latest in a series of measures taken to try to combat rising food prices in the country.
The Indonesian Agricultural Quarantine Agency (IAQA) has updated the Fresh Food of Plant Origin (FFPO) requirements under its Prior Notice system. This report details the updated requirements, which will enter into force on May 10, 2022.
This report provides information on the food and agricultural import regulations and standards in Cambodia. Cambodia is a growing market for U.S. agricultural exports, with exports valued at over $72 million in 2020.
This report provides information on the regulations and procedures for the importation of food and agricultural products from the United States to Singapore. Updates in this report include modifications to the Singapore Food Regulations (guidelines governing imported food).
The Indonesian Ministry of Religious Affairs (MORA) notified a draft decree to the WTO TBT Committee on January 6, 2022, as G/TBT/N/IDN/140 regarding materials that are exempted from mandatory halal certification.
On July 2, 2021, Indonesia notified Ministry of Religious Affairs (MORA) Decree 748/2021 regarding Types of Products Mandatory to be Halal Certified as G/TBT/N/IDN/134 to the WTO TBT Committee and again on December 1, 2021 as G/TBT/N/IDN/134/Add.1.
As Malaysia's economy begins to recover from COVID-19 impacts, U.S. exporters can find strong opportunities in the retail food and food processing sectors. While recovery may take longer in the HRI sector, Malaysians' love of dining out and continued development of tourism will contribute to future growth in this area.