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This report documents Angola’s technical policies, practices, and import requirements for food and agricultural products.
This report lists major certificates and permits required to export food and agricultural products from the United States to Angola.
The National Food Safety Authority continues to develop standards and procedures regulating food safety in Egypt. On June 2, 2021, the National Food Safety Authority Board of Directors approved mandatory technical regulations on the permissible residue levels of pesticides for food of plant and animal origin.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Chile: Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional

The Chilean HRI sector is currently recovering from the impacts of the COVID-19 lockdown. In 2020, Chilean HRI sector sales were down nearly 40 percent from 2019.
On August 6, 2021, the Government of Ethiopia (GOE) announced a revised edition of the customs tariff book. The revised tariff book includes over 8,000 tariff line items for raw materials, intermediate, consumer-oriented, and capital goods.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Mexico: Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional

Mexico is the world’s 15th largest economy and Latin America’s second largest. In 2020, Mexico experienced its worst economic downturn since 1932, mainly due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Indonesia: Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional

The Indonesian foodservice industry is valued at USD$24.3 billion, making it the largest market in Southeast Asia.
The Ministry of Agriculture issued Regulation Number 15 Year 2021 (15/2021) that includes provisions regarding the import of food products of animal origin.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

China: GACC Issues Explanatory Letter on Decree 248

On September 29, 2021, the General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China (GACC) transmitted a letter regarding Decree 248 to the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, China.
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Japan: Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional

Total sales of the hotel, restaurant and institutional (HRI) food service industry totaled JP¥25,517 billion (US$239.1 billion) in 2020, a decrease of 26 percent from 2019 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
With the China Cotton Index (CC Index 3128B) price surging 58 percent from its August 2020 level to RMB 20,150 (or, approximately U.S. $3,100) per metric ton (MT) on October 8, 2021, the Chinese government (PRC) is taking steps to rein in prices.
The Hong Kong government recently published a report on its second Food Consumption Survey which highlights local dietary preferences.