Taiwan: New Organic Legislation Developed by Taiwan Authority

On November 9, 2015, authorities at Taiwan’s Council of Agriculture (COA) released draft legislation regarding the production, marketing, testing, and labeling of organic products, including imported products, as well as regulations regarding organic equivalency between trading partners. The draft text is currently available for local, public review and comment. Taiwan authorities committed to notifying text to the World Trade Organization (WTO) for a 60-day member comment period. An unofficial translation of import-related measures is included in this report.

Taiwan: New Organic Legislation Developed by Taiwan Authority