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October 31, 2020
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Mapping of Customs Nomenclature with food safety standards in India: a far-sighted strategy to streamline clearance of food products

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Several government and private stakeholders are involved in the clearance of imported food products. To ensure a smooth process, close coordination and sharing of information backed by robust information technology (IT) processes are needed. With this in mind, India’s food safety agency has mapped Customs Nomenclature codes with Food Safety and Standards Regulations, a move which has enabled further integration of IT systems and better risk management.

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How digital tools can improve compliance with SPS measures
04-03-2021

Given increasing concerns about food security and food safety and the need to fight hunger and eliminate food waste, a review of the current processes for implementation of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Sanitary and Phytosanitary Agreement and adoption of information technology to enhance workflows would benefit both the import and export economies, as well as trading partners.

Francis Lopez

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How digital tools can improve compliance with SPS measures
04-03-2021

Given increasing concerns about food security and food safety and the need to fight hunger and eliminate food waste, a review of the current processes for implementation of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Sanitary and Phytosanitary Agreement and adoption of information technology to enhance workflows would benefit both the import and export economies, as well as trading partners.

Francis Lopez

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Phytosanitary measures: wood packaging material
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‘Wood packaging material’ means any wood product in the form of packing cases, boxes, crates, drums and similar packing, pallets, box pallets and other load boards, pallet collars, dunnage, whether or not actually in use in the transport of objects of all kinds; raw wood of 6 mm thickness or less, processed wood produced by glue, heat and pressure, or a combination thereof, and dunnage supporting consignments of wood, which is constructed from wood of the same type and quality as the wood in the consignment, are excluded.

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Licensing procedures (export and import)
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Licensing procedures (export and import)
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“Export licensing procedure” means an administrative procedure, whether or not referred to as licensing, used for the operation of export licensing regimes, requiring the submission of an application or other documentation, other than that generally required for customs clearance purposes, to the relevant administrative body as a prior condition for exportation from the customs territory. “Import licensing procedure” means...

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Consular transactions and consular invoice
27-12-2020

“Consular transactions” means the procedure of obtaining from a consul of the importing country in the territory of the exporting country, or in the territory of a third party, a consular invoice or a consular visa for a commercial invoice, certificate of origin, manifest, shipper’s export declaration or any other customs documentation in connection with the importation of the good.

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