Russia and Hong Kong agreed on new electronic veterinary certificates

Hong Kong
Regulation & Compliances
Published Apr 16, 2024

Tridge summary

Rosselkhoznadzor, the Russian agricultural watchdog, has successfully negotiated with the Hong Kong Center for Food Safety to exchange new types of electronic veterinary certificates, in line with UN/CEFACT standards. This agreement, established through video link discussions, paves the way for Russia to export pork, cattle, and poultry meat to Hong Kong. The negotiations also covered the integration of their veterinary information systems, FSIS "VetIS" and FICS, to facilitate smoother import and export processes. This move is part of Rosselkhoznadzor's broader efforts to integrate its system with those of other countries, including ongoing technical collaborations with China and the Republic of Korea.
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Rosselkhoznadzor agreed with the Hong Kong Center for Food Safety on the exchange of new types of electronic veterinary certificates in accordance with international UN/CEFACT standards. This was reported by the press service of the Russian department. The issue was discussed at bilateral negotiations, which were held via video link. The participants approved the interaction algorithm proposed by the Russian side. The new agreed certificates allow Russia to supply pork, as well as cattle and poultry meat to the Hong Kong market. Colleagues also discussed the beginning of the integration of veterinary information systems of both countries - FSIS "VetIS" (owned by Rosselkhoznadzor) and the Hong Kong food import and export control system FICS. To date, the Russian department has already completed a similar ...
Source: Rosng
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