China changes health certification for fish imports: Sri Lanka embassy

ECONOMYNEXT – The General Administration of Customs of China (GACC) has changed the health certificate for importing fish to the country with effect from next month, Sri Lanka’s embassy in Beijing said.

“All processed fish exporters are required to use the updated certificate,” the Embassy of Sri Lanka said.

“120 copies of the new certificate must be provided urgently as samples to GACC.

The embassy said they will help exporters with the certification.

From July 1, 2021, Sri Lankan fisheries exporters must present the new certificate to the Chinese customs.

China is one of Sri Lanka’s key export markets for fisheries.

Sri Lanka has exported at least 5.2 million worth of edible fish products to China in 2020.

(Colombo/July17/2021)

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Chandana Sesath Jayakody

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