General Administration of Customs: allow wheat import throughout Russia

2022-08-06 0 By

According to the official website of the General Administration of Customs, according to China’s relevant laws and regulations and “General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China and the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation on the” Protocol of Plant Quarantine Requirements for Wheat exported to China “supplementary provisions, allow wheat imports throughout the Russian territory.According to the announcement of the General Administration of Customs: 1, Russian wheat, refers to the territory of the Russian Federation and did not occur in the area of wheat short scarlet smut planted, only for processing purposes of spring wheat.2. In accordance with the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) and relevant international standards, Russia should monitor quarantine pests of Concern to China in wheat export producing areas and storage sites and take comprehensive prevention and control measures.At China’s request, Russia should provide all the above monitoring results and information on the prevention and control measures taken.Russia should provide the results of its annual surveillance of smut in wheat.Before and during the wheat export, the Russian side takes all possible measures to reduce the risk of quarantine pests that China is concerned about being introduced into China with the wheat exported to China.If smut is found, Russia should immediately notify China and provide relevant information on the epidemic areas of smut, and suspend wheat exports to China from those areas.4. Prior to export and during transportation of wheat, the Russian side shall adopt screening measures to remove soil, plant residues, dangerous weed seeds and other impurities.In the process of storage and transportation, wheat exported to China should not be mixed with winter wheat or wheat from the epidemic areas of smut.5. For the export of wheat in bulk, transportation means specially used for grain transportation shall be used, which may be carried by water, railway, road or air.No carrier is allowed for bagged wheat to China.During transportation, food should be avoided in the way of leakage and damp.The means of transport shall conform to the provisions of the State on plant quarantine.6. After the completion of export inspection and quarantine, the Russian side will issue a phytosanitary certificate in accordance with the international standards for Phytosanitary measures, and note in the additional declaration:”The consignment of wheat complies with The requirements specified in The Protocol of phytosanitary requirements forWheat exported from the Russian Federation to the People’s Republic of China and is free from dwarf bunt of wheatTilletia Controversa J.G. Kuhn “(this batch of wheat conforms to the requirements of the Protocol of plant quarantine requirements for Russian wheat export to China, without smut of wheat), at the same time, indicate the production area of the source, the place of export storage, the name of the export storage enterprise and other information.Vii. Other plant quarantine requirements shall be implemented in accordance with the announcement No. 25, 2018 of aqSIQ.(after)