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Organic Agriculture Agreement between Chile and the European Union will remain unchanged

Published May 29, 2024

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The Agricultural and Livestock Service (SAG) of Chile announced that the Equivalence and Reciprocity Agreement in Organic Trade between Chile and the European Union will be retained. This agreement, the first of its kind in Latin America, allows Chile to have equal access to the European Union's organic market. The SAG is now conducting a review of European and Chilean regulations to ensure consistency and maintain market trust. Despite the pandemic's impact on organic product exports, there are signs of recovery. Chile's exports to the EU include wines, fresh fruits, and honey.
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The Agricultural and Livestock Service (SAG) reported that the Equivalence and Reciprocity Agreement in Organic Trade between Chile and the European Union will remain in force. The decision was ratified in the Joint Committee with the European Union, represented by the Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development (DGAGRI). Given the new regulations of Regulation (EU) 2018/848, the SAG Organic Agriculture Department is carrying out a comparative evaluation between the European and Chilean regulations. The purpose of this evaluation is to identify possible discrepancies and determine how changes can be proposed to maintain the integrity of the certification system and guarantee confidence in the national market, aspects that to date have been rigorously maintained. It is important to highlight that in 2017, Chile signed an agreement on equivalence of standards for the certification of organic products with the European Union, becoming the only country in Latin America ...
Source: MXfruit
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