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Ecuador: Ecuadorian Government Lowers Tariffs for 43 Agricultural Products On July 9th, 2021, Ecuador’s Foreign Trade Committee issued Resolution No. 009 – 2021, lowering tariffs on 667 products, including 43 agricultural products. This resolution will come into effect on October 1st, 2021 and will be permanent.
On July 28, 2021, the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) published a notice soliciting comments on "Further Regulating the Labeling and Marking of Infant and Young Children Formula Milk Powder Products (Draft for Solicitation of...
The Legislative Council passed the Harmful Substances in Food (Amendment) Regulation 2021 on July 14, 2021. The goal of the legislation is to enhance the regulation of harmful substances such as industrially produced trans fats and mycotoxins in food...
On July 25, 2021, South Africa partially lifted the prohibition on the domestic transportation and sale of alcoholic beverages.
India is lowering the basic import duty on lentils (HS 0713.40.00) from 10 percent to zero percent for all origins, except for U.S.-origin lentils.
On July 14, India's Food Safety and Standards Authority of India extended the compliance timeline for guidelines issued for commercial feeds/feed materials for a limited pool of industry stakeholders,
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Uganda: Notification on Powdered Silver Cyprinid

On July 26, Uganda notified a draft standard on powdered silver cyprinid (mukene) to the WTO SPS Committee.
On July 27, the Philippine Department of Agriculture's National Meat Inspection Service issued Memorandum Circular No. 07-2021-018, reiterating the minimum labeling requirements for imported meat.
The National Food Safety Authority continues to develop standards and procedures regulating food safety in Egypt.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Russia: Eurasian Economic Union Ag Times No 1 of 2021

This report contains summaries of relevant decisions and documents from the Armenia-Belarus-Kazakhstan-Kyrgyzstan-Russia Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) meetings, published between November 21, 2020, and July 22, 2021, that impact EAEU food and agriculture policy.
This report describes the major export certificates required by the Government of the Dominican Republic (DR) for imports of food and agricultural products. No substantive changes were published as of May 2021.
This report summarizes the key technical and import requirements for food and agricultural products imposed by the Government of the Dominican Republic.